What should my first paid software synth be?

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What should my first paid software synth be?

Post by AlphaHotelMusic » Mon Feb 11, 2013 6:14 am

I know that Ableton has many possibilities, but I don't really have any software synths yet beyond the Instrument Rack, TAL-Elek7ro, and the Sylenth1 demo. At this point, I am considering:

Step 1:
-Upgrade to Live Standard and buy Operator, maybe also Analog
OR
-Upgrade to Live Suite

Step 2:
-Massive
OR
-Arturia Minimoog V

Or perhaps I should ditch the software synths and try hardware...What would you recommend?
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Re: What should my first paid software synth be?

Post by kevwestbeats » Mon Feb 11, 2013 6:31 am

If you are interested I am looking to sell my Operator license. Its a very powerful synth and could likely become the only synth you need. I don't need it anymore. if you are interested shoot me a PM I am looking for $75
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Re: What should my first paid software synth be?

Post by pencilrocket » Mon Feb 11, 2013 6:47 am

You can search forum nub
viewtopic.php?f=1&t=189258
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Re: What should my first paid software synth be?

Post by d.reamonn » Mon Feb 11, 2013 9:15 am

kevwestbeats wrote:[Operator] a very powerful synth and could likely become the only synth you need. I don't need it.
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Re: What should my first paid software synth be?

Post by DanMan » Mon Feb 11, 2013 10:34 am

jestermgee wrote::D

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Re: What should my first paid software synth be?

Post by kevwestbeats » Mon Feb 11, 2013 11:12 am

d.reamonn wrote:
kevwestbeats wrote:[Operator] a very powerful synth and could likely become the only synth you need. I don't need it.
I don't need it I have too many synths. Diva, Sylenth, Tremor, Reason, Predator, Korg legacy collection, Prism, Reaktor Spark, Razor, Retro Machines and these are all just off the top of my head. I am sure I am forgetting something. So I will happily sell Operator since the only synths I really use are Reason, Diva, Tremor and Sylenth.
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Re: What should my first paid software synth be?

Post by XSIMan » Mon Feb 11, 2013 11:13 am

Get some U-he synths and some commercial presets for them. They are easy as good as hardware synths. Diva being the closest to analog is getting an Arp added this year. Zebra is getting new filters and a resonator and other bits. ACE now has multicore support. ZebraHZ a custom version was used to make the music in The Dark Knight Rises and can now be bought along with the actual bat man presets from the last two films.
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Re: What should my first paid software synth be?

Post by Sage » Mon Feb 11, 2013 11:15 am

None of them preferably.

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Re: What should my first paid software synth be?

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Re: What should my first paid software synth be?

Post by login » Mon Feb 11, 2013 3:16 pm

My first pick for a begineers synth would be u-he DIVA.

but roght now I would take advantage of the discount and upgrade to suite 8, get also suite 9 and be done with Operator and Analog for a while.

Then later you will evaluate what type of synth you need next.

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Re: What should my first paid software synth be?

Post by DanMan » Mon Feb 11, 2013 4:13 pm

login wrote:My first pick for a begineers synth would be u-he DIVA.

but roght now I would take advantage of the discount and upgrade to suite 8, get also suite 9 and be done with Operator and Analog for a while.

Then later you will evaluate what type of synth you need next.
I second the live 8 and 9 plan :)
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Re: What should my first paid software synth be?

Post by DJTIVA » Mon Feb 11, 2013 6:46 pm

Buy a hardware synth, it`s more fun.

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Re: What should my first paid software synth be?

Post by AlphaHotelMusic » Mon Feb 11, 2013 7:44 pm

pencilrocket wrote:You can search forum nub
viewtopic.php?f=1&t=189258
I saw that thread, but I was wondering if the things he had were better than the other suggestions.

If it helps, I'm looking to make electro-house or progressive-house music.
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