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the definitive 'breaks' synth(s)

Post by Joebot » Mon May 09, 2005 12:57 pm

rite so i am gonna stat paying more attention to hard ware synths


what are the
'must have'
'all big producers use em'
' thats the breaks sound'

synths???


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Post by chix » Mon May 09, 2005 1:26 pm

Access Virus C thing.

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Post by plazadefunk » Mon May 09, 2005 1:37 pm

Roland Juno 106
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Post by porrig » Mon May 09, 2005 1:52 pm

stylophone
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Post by DustRed » Mon May 09, 2005 1:59 pm

Casio PT-80 rocks!!
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Post by Walter Odington » Mon May 09, 2005 4:03 pm

DustRed wrote:Casio PT-80 rocks!!
:lol:

Though your going to have to shell out more if you want the 150's elephant noise
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Post by redlight » Mon May 09, 2005 9:14 pm

a good synth is a good synth, and so you might not want to limit yourself to looking for a "breaks synth"

i use a novation ks5... can get some nasty sounds out of it
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Post by El Huracan » Tue May 10, 2005 9:46 am

if you wanna sound like everyone else, get the virus c! you will recognise the patches pretty much straight away. the only problem is when you send some one your demo the first thing they are gonna think is "someone has bought a virus recently"

dont write tunes for a genre, write a genre with your tunes ;-)
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Post by djjd » Tue May 10, 2005 10:10 am

After fannying around with manymanymany VST synths; Junglist, Rhino, Legacy Cell, Juno, SH101... I discovered this basic Steinberg Analogue 1 Synth is the most versatile out of the ones I use at the moment.

I know it's a softsynth but I think it deserves wanking over. It is a sick little thing. Thanks.

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Post by Joebot » Tue May 10, 2005 10:42 am

steelzawheelz wrote:dont write tunes for a genre, write a genre with your tunes ;-)

wise words young man!
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Post by dopamine » Tue May 10, 2005 10:56 am

steelzawheelz wrote:if you wanna sound like everyone else, get the virus c! you will recognise the patches pretty much straight away. the only problem is when you send some one your demo the first thing they are gonna think is "someone has bought a virus recently"
That might be true if you stick to the presets but that's true of any synth. The Virus is very flexible, you can make it sound however you want really. I'm thinking of buying one for my live rig cos I need something compact, multitimbral, effects laden and ultimately very flexible that sounds good. The Virus fits the bill perfectly.
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Post by dReaDeYe » Tue May 10, 2005 11:42 am

DJJD wrote:After fannying around with manymanymany VST synths; Junglist, Rhino, Legacy Cell, Juno, SH101... I discovered this basic Steinberg Analogue 1 Synth is the most versatile out of the ones I use at the moment.

I know it's a softsynth but I think it deserves wanking over. It is a sick little thing. Thanks.

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no offence but i've alwayz thought the A1 sucks major balls.

each to their own though mate, I've never spoke to anyone that actually liked it man. respect to ya.

my fav at the mo vst wise has gotta be a toss-up of these that I think are all awesome in their own right:

disco dsp-nord edition (synth)
v-station (synth)
reaktor (steam pipe patch...dogs bollox honest)
vanguard (synth)
m42 nebula (ambient)
ravity r/s (drumz/synth)
slayer2 (guitar)
kontakt (sampler, even though now I glitch inside sx rather than kontakt :D )

and thats not too mention:

izotope ozone (dynamics+)
t-racks vst (dynamics)
sampletank2 (multitimbral sampler with decent libraries for non-breaks projects)
trilogy (b-line sampler)
stylus (drum sampler)

all these rox the fucking place for different jobs.

ben.

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Post by djjd » Tue May 10, 2005 11:50 am

DrEADeye wrote: I've never spoke to anyone that actually liked it man.
It takes an awful lot of lot of lot of lot of tweaking to get a nice sound out of it. The presets are god awful I must admit, just reset ever' thing to a sine and play around from there. I got some sick noise and really good sub out of it and saved them as my own. :)

That and OhmBoys :badger:
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Post by nectarios » Tue May 10, 2005 12:23 pm

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Post by dopamine » Tue May 10, 2005 1:53 pm

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"Dammit, i've run out of ideas!"

"That's OK mate, just whack a 303 in there! The kids will love it!"

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Post by nectarios » Tue May 10, 2005 2:24 pm

I :lurve: a good 303 bass/acid line. I guess I'm still a kid inside. ;)
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Post by TheDalaiLager » Tue May 10, 2005 3:12 pm

Surely with decent programming you can get a half-decent sound from ANY synth?
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Post by El Huracan » Tue May 10, 2005 3:22 pm

depends what you call half decent ;-)
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Post by Walter Odington » Tue May 10, 2005 5:07 pm

TheDalaiLager wrote:Surely with decent programming you can get a half-decent sound from ANY synth?
I mostly agree. Combined with all the effects and compression you get from standard software I 100% agree.
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Post by dReaDeYe » Wed May 11, 2005 12:06 pm

nectar juice wrote:I :lurve: a good 303 bass/acid line. I guess I'm still a kid inside. ;)
I'd LOVE a 303.

but the last one I saw was 800 squid on ebay...little outtra my price range.

I kick myself in the arse a little, when I was in london studying(2001) there were quite a few 303's being sold in the loot and they were only about 200-250squid.... man I shoulda bought 3 of um'.
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