i need a new synth, for keys and bass

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leighbeynon
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Re: i need a new synth, for keys and bass

Post by leighbeynon » Mon Jun 28, 2010 11:21 am

many thanks, ive not checked out the demo of prophet V ill check this out also,

anyone got some feedback on great rhodes and electric piano sounds ?
multi-sampled for the original sound ?? or vst recreation ?
LPB

FuzzyKeys
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Re: i need a new synth, for keys and bass

Post by FuzzyKeys » Thu Jul 01, 2010 9:27 pm

Yeah I think Zebra is probably the best buy out there right now and has a phenomenal oscillator section. Camel Audio's Alchemy is also a fantastic synth and can do some things that Zebra can't, while I can't say the same for the Arturia synths.

Also, check out http://www.genuinesoundware.com/?a=showproduct&b=27. I think Lounge Lizard is a great VSTi but I've played on a fair amount of Mk II's and GSi's Mr. Ray Mk II is more authentic. More dry, less pizazz, but more authentic. I have both but I'm really into Rhodes. I appreciate than Lounge Lizard lets you get under the hood and design your own sound.

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Re: i need a new synth, for keys and bass

Post by mholloway » Fri Jul 02, 2010 4:13 am

leedsquietman wrote:The Prophet V is probably the most versatile Arturia synth, because you get both the analogue subtractive synthesis of the Prophet V and the wavetable synthesis of the Prophet VS and you an combine them as a hybrid.
+1....In recent weeks I sort of randomly started spending a lot of time with Prophet V after letting it collect digital-dust for quite a while. I gotta say that Prophet VS synth is wicked! Just skimming the preset pad sounds reveals some real beauties, some crazy stuff that even rivals Absynth. And then digging deeper it turns out to be a really interesting and unique wavetable synth. But also, I'm loving programming the Prophet V, especially for punchy old-school synth bass, but the original Prophet 5 itself was so well rounded that really this emulation is great just as an old-school bread-butter workhorse. I know the argument over how "real" Arturia stuff sounds will rage forever, but for my tastes, I think this one (and the ARP2600V) sound fantastically rich and big.

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leighbeynon
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Re: i need a new synth, for keys and bass

Post by leighbeynon » Tue Aug 10, 2010 2:59 pm

some just told me to go for hardware maybe a korg x50 or a motif but the cost is way too high,
i heard some good feedback from Gravity ??

anyone using this ?
LPB

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