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bedjka
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Postby bedjka; Sun Apr 14, 2013 2:55 am Jean michel Jarre VST

Hi
i am looking for a vst synth which would reproduce this kind of sound
(oxygene)
Thanks
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Postby Z1202; Sun Apr 14, 2013 3:12 am

bedjka wrote:Hi
i am looking for a vst synth which would reproduce this kind of sound
(oxygene)
Thanks
There are a number of sounds in Oxygene. However, most likely you are looking for a decent emulator of Eminent 310 string machine combined with a Smallstone phaser. I could recommend this (you need to own full version Reaktor for that). An mp3 demo is available here, so that you can check, whether it's this sound you're looking for.

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Postby Peter999; Sun Apr 14, 2013 3:21 am

OP-X PRO-II has a handful of Jarre sounds in its library, including some of the brasses, leads, arpeggios, laser harp, and the of course the singing saw, plus a lot of typical soundeffects.

That's what Georges Poropat did with OP-X PRO and Stringer for strings:
OP-X PRO - Oxygene 8 cover

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Postby murnau; Sun Apr 14, 2013 3:32 am

hehe.. you wont find that ONE plugin to recreate JMJ Oxygene. just to start this thread rollin':

Elektrostudio VST Pack (especially for the micropops and the strings)

there is much more.. a thread already exist here:
http://www.kvraudio.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=227568&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=0
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Postby Peter999; Sun Apr 14, 2013 3:36 am

Since one of Jarre's favourite synths was the Elka Synthex you also might check XILS-lab Synthix which is a dedicate clone of the Synthex.
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Postby Stopani; Sun Apr 14, 2013 3:38 am

Z1202 wrote: An mp3 demo is available here, so that you can check, whether it's this sound you're looking for.


:) That's excellent

There's also this but it's maybe more Equinox territory...

http://www.synthmagic.co.uk/quadra.htm
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Postby nexusdawn; Sun Apr 14, 2013 3:44 am

Z1202 wrote:combined with a Smallstone phaser.




ArtsAcoustic made an excellent circuit modeled plugin of the Smallstone, called BigRock. To my ears, the best phaser out there.

As for the synths themselves, sure you could try to seek emulations of the devices he uses(d), but honestly, in most cases, its more a question of having a few decent VA's, and recreating similar patches.
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Postby Stopani; Sun Apr 14, 2013 4:05 am

nexusdawn wrote:
Z1202 wrote:combined with a Smallstone phaser.




ArtsAcoustic made an excellent circuit modeled plugin of the Smallstone, called BigRock. To my ears, the best phaser out there.


Thats interesting, i'm guessing then that the 'Stoned' phaser on U-He's Diva is based on that.
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Resonator63
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Postby Resonator63; Sun Apr 14, 2013 4:55 am

Synthmaster and the Nori Ubukata Historic Synth Giants Volume 4 should do the trick.

http://www.kv331audio.com/synthmaster.aspx
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Postby Numanoid; Sun Apr 14, 2013 5:14 am

bedjka wrote:Hi
i am looking for a vst synth which would reproduce this kind of sound
(oxygene)

You need to get yourself Night Flight, costing just 9 dollars until April 15, check this thread for discussion:
http://www.kvraudio.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=377611
kencanvey wrote:Soon as I get some spare pennies I will be getting this ..... you had me at the Oxygene part 1 setting :love:
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Postby Syntilla; Sun Apr 14, 2013 8:58 am

And let's not forget Jarre's first synth - the VCS3. On the Oxygene Live tour a few years back, he was using at least 6 VCS3/Synthis. (90% of the rest of his kit, you'll find in the Elektrostudio pack mentioned above ... ah! if only it included a Synthi! can you imagine what an ES Synthi would sound like ... ?) His mentor, Pierre Schaeffer - pioneer of Musique Concrete - accompanied Jarre to EMS in London to buy one in 1968.

There are plenty of plugs to choose from - from freeware up to the 'official' Avs at 350 Euros (SIAC is even more expensive, if you factor in the cost of Reaktor).

While maybe not the best sounding, TomG/EFM's Synthia2 will make you feel the way Jarre and Schaeffer must have done back in the 60s - an essential experience for anyone with a passion for vintage synths!
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Postby Numanoid; Sun Apr 14, 2013 9:54 am

Xils 3 LE is still available for just about $14 (with the FORUM code) at JRR shop: http://www.jrrshop.com/xils-lab-xils-3- ... ad-license

Got lots of Jarre sounding patches.
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Postby Syntilla; Sun Apr 14, 2013 10:00 am

Numanoid wrote:Got lots of Jarre sounding patches.
Which ones are they?
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Postby Numanoid; Sun Apr 14, 2013 10:09 am

Syntilla wrote:
Numanoid wrote:Got lots of Jarre sounding patches.
Which ones are they?

Do I need to list the patches?

There is bascially a lot of fx patches included, which can be tweaked, so as Xils 3 is an emulation or inspired by EMS Synthi, should be worthy to check out for those seeking Oxygene sounds.
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Postby bedjka; Sun Apr 14, 2013 10:10 am

Hey, many thanks for theese precious infos. i am going to check all this.
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