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Free abandoned oldschool poly synth

VST, AU, etc. plug-in Virtual Instruments discussion

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K82
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85 posts since 10 Mar, 2009

Postby K82; Sun Apr 06, 2014 5:51 am Free abandoned oldschool poly synth

I like synths like charlatan, gtg 44 s , tal bassline.
All simple synths that take you back to the past.
The problem I have is that neither of them is exactly what I'm looking for.
Charlatan, has lfo sync, gtg 2 lfo's and tal bassline a build in arp.
So I wonder, does someone know a good vst synth from the past that fits my criteria?
maybe something that is posted in the blast from the past topic, but without pictures it will take me forever to find one.
Maybe somthing pre 2005?
SampleScience
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2428 posts since 31 Oct, 2004, from Mtl, Canada

Postby SampleScience; Sun Apr 06, 2014 5:56 am Re: Free abandoned oldschool poly synth

There's Lallapallooza Lite from buzzrom:

http://www.kvraudio.com/product/lallapa ... y_buzzroom

But it doesn't seem to be available anymore. I suggest that you ask from it on the old plugs from the past thread. It a pretty good synth.
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Tricky-Loops
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8212 posts since 12 Mar, 2012, from South Bavaria - near the alps... :-)

Postby Tricky-Loops; Sun Apr 06, 2014 6:03 am Re: Free abandoned oldschool poly synth

What about Synth1?

Or try Oatmeal, it's pretty usable with the Limeflavour GUI, it has 2 OSC, sync-able LFO and a nice arpeggiator:

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Sendy
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4370 posts since 20 Jul, 2010

Postby Sendy; Sun Apr 06, 2014 6:23 am Re: Free abandoned oldschool poly synth

TAL Noisemaker.
http://sendy.bandcamp.com/releases < My new album at Bandcamp!
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Diego_C
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255 posts since 29 Dec, 2011, from Europe

Postby Diego_C; Sun Apr 06, 2014 6:48 am Re: Free abandoned oldschool poly synth

but you're mentioning other synths criteria and not specifying which ones exactly you're looking for in the synth you may like. Anyway +1 for Oatmeal, much versatile.
obstgegenrechz
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326 posts since 17 Jun, 2004, from south germany

Postby obstgegenrechz; Sun Apr 06, 2014 7:06 am Re: Free abandoned oldschool poly synth

oatmeal is king!!! :D

( shame it doesnt really work in 32bit reaper in 64windows )

first thing that comes to mind is:
Daedalus from http://www.omnitaur.se/
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chk071
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2835 posts since 10 Apr, 2010, from Germany

Postby chk071; Sun Apr 06, 2014 7:09 am Re: Free abandoned oldschool poly synth

Sendy wrote:TAL Noisemaker.

Yes, that one should meet your criterias, and have the sound you're looking for, when you mention Charlatan and Bassline. No built in arp though, but this one is for free and very good: http://www.kvraudio.com/product/kirnu-by-kirnu/details
K82
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85 posts since 10 Mar, 2009

Postby K82; Sun Apr 06, 2014 7:14 am Re: Free abandoned oldschool poly synth

I hate the preset system of synth1 , I rather word with the fxp/fxb format.
Oatmeal is not simple enough and I dislike the sound, dont know why.
Tal elektro has issues ( overstack error or something in reaper )
Noisemaker has a too different sound .

The criteria I'm looking for:

simple oldschool looking gui , preferable size of the first three I mentioned
2/3 oscillators
poly , does not have to be 64
oldschool flavor/modelled sound
2 lfo's ,arp, delay , both syncable to the host
low cpu
no synthmaker, synthedit is ok.

The synths I already tried and came close
Synth1
gtg series
charlatan
tal series , also the payware demo's
asynth
elektro studio synths

all pretty close but still not the golden ticket for me
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Tricky-Loops
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8212 posts since 12 Mar, 2012, from South Bavaria - near the alps... :-)

Postby Tricky-Loops; Sun Apr 06, 2014 7:20 am Re: Free abandoned oldschool poly synth

eidenk
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2175 posts since 29 Nov, 2004

Postby eidenk; Sun Apr 06, 2014 7:31 am Re: Free abandoned oldschool poly synth

sjm
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578 posts since 17 Apr, 2004

Postby sjm; Sun Apr 06, 2014 8:26 am Re: Free abandoned oldschool poly synth

K82 wrote:So I wonder, does someone know a good vst synth from the past that fits my criteria?


No idea, what are your criteria? Are we supposed to guess? Or is it irrelevant because everyone is just going to list their favourite synths anyway and no one ever actually reads the OP in these threads?

Edit: I see you've since listed your criteria since I opened this thread.
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Numanoid
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7994 posts since 20 Jan, 2008, from Down on the farm

Postby Numanoid; Sun Apr 06, 2014 9:50 am Re: Free abandoned oldschool poly synth

K82 wrote:Oatmeal is not simple enough and I dislike the sound, dont know why.
Tal elektro has issues ( overstack error or something in reaper )
Noisemaker has a too different sound .

In a picky mood today then?

Checkout Polyiblit
obstgegenrechz
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326 posts since 17 Jun, 2004, from south germany

Postby obstgegenrechz; Sun Apr 06, 2014 12:41 pm Re: Free abandoned oldschool poly synth

K82 wrote:The criteria I'm looking for:

simple oldschool looking gui , preferable size of the first three I mentioned
2/3 oscillators
poly , does not have to be 64
oldschool flavor/modelled sound
2 lfo's ,arp, delay , both syncable to the host
low cpu
no synthmaker, synthedit is ok.


Daedalus! :)

seems like you didnt check it out ...
http://www.kvraudio.com/product/daedalu ... io/details

edit: just saw that its a synthEdit creation :) and i've been doing quite some stuff with this one and i never knew :D couldnt care less though ...
Izak Synthiemental
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142 posts since 4 Aug, 2010

Postby Izak Synthiemental; Sun Apr 06, 2014 1:09 pm Re: Free abandoned oldschool poly synth

Whatever your criteria are, my favourite oldschool plugin synth is Arguru Voyager (especially with the "flavours of lime" skin)!
http://soundcloud.com/samaritageto

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BBFG#
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3178 posts since 28 Apr, 2013

Postby BBFG#; Sun Apr 06, 2014 1:39 pm Re: Free abandoned oldschool poly synth

32 bit SE only, but some you might want to check out here at HG Fortune NFG (Nearly Forgotten Gems):

http://www.hgf-synthesizer.com/nfg---pro-vsti-free.html
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