One Synth Challenge #114: Crystal by Green Oak (mehum wins!)

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SparkySpark
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1305 posts since 30 Aug, 2004 from Skövde, Sweden

Post Sun Sep 02, 2018 1:44 pm

574X wrote:Well I had to at least check what the synth was for the month, and ah, what a treat.

Crystal is a synth that I consider to be one of the greatest of all time. IIRC it’s the predecessor to Omnisphere. It's easier to explain what Crystal cannot do, rather than all that it can.

Crystal appears rather straightforward to me now, and is a pleasure to use (after years of in-depth synthesis experience, but when I first started out, and even still for years I found it extremely unintuitive. It wasn’t until I designed countless gui’s and synthesizers that I found the many aspects of Crystal’s technical gui manipulation to be very natural and actually extremely efficiently implemented).

Please feel free to enjoy today's experiments:

https://soundcloud.com/unknownchallenge ... -kvrosc114

18x Crystal Synthesizer
No effects other than mastering:
GStereo > SonEQ > DC1A2 > Aradaz Maximizer > JS: Event Horizon Clipper > Unlimited
Nice! Reminds me of an instrumental track of DM on Ultra (but yours is catchier). Makes me wanna reconnect with this classic synth.
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Darksynth FX
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141 posts since 15 May, 2016 from Vienna

Re: One Synth Challenge #114: Crystal by Green Oak (Voting time!)

Post Sun Sep 02, 2018 7:45 pm

Voted.
Female dark synth producer.
https://soundcloud.com/darksynth-fx

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KVRist
87 posts since 13 Aug, 2010

Re: One Synth Challenge #114: Crystal by Green Oak (Voting time!)

Post Mon Sep 03, 2018 10:29 am

voted

rockingricky
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70 posts since 18 Jan, 2010 from Germany

Re: One Synth Challenge #114: Crystal by Green Oak (Voting time!)

Post Tue Sep 04, 2018 4:29 am

Voted!

Well done everyone :clap:

... I also voted in the DEVELOPER CHALLENGE 2018, I guess we will see some of its entries here in a while ... :hyper:

JKF Flashico
KVRist
107 posts since 28 Oct, 2012

Re: One Synth Challenge #114: Crystal by Green Oak (Voting time!)

Post Thu Sep 06, 2018 4:26 am

Voted :)

onerob
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212 posts since 28 Oct, 2014

Re: One Synth Challenge #114: Crystal by Green Oak (Voting time!)

Post Thu Sep 06, 2018 9:51 am

Voted.

Leonard Bowman
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14 posts since 4 Jul, 2018 from North Carolina, United States of America

Re: One Synth Challenge #114: Crystal by Green Oak (Voting time!)

Post Fri Sep 07, 2018 3:41 am

Voted.
That was fun.

doctorbob
KVRian
1159 posts since 7 Mar, 2014

Re: One Synth Challenge #114: Crystal by Green Oak (Voting time!)

Post Fri Sep 07, 2018 4:41 am

This synth brought out the "electronic musicians" in us! Lots of cool electronica styled tracks. Even made me go there for a change. Good job y'all :clap: :clap: :clap:

************* DoctorBob has VOTED **************

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Timecrawler 82
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5 posts since 30 Jul, 2018 from Forli, Italy

Re: One Synth Challenge #114: Crystal by Green Oak (Voting time!)

Post Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:43 am

Hey guys, back from vacation and ready to vote.
Just one thing... I registered to the OSC "poll" site, but after keying in user ID and password nothing happens.
I am expecting the list of songs to load, instead nothing happens.
As this is my first vote, is there something I am doing wrong?
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Timecrawler 82
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5 posts since 30 Jul, 2018 from Forli, Italy

Re: One Synth Challenge #114: Crystal by Green Oak (Voting time!)

Post Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:51 am

Nevermind. I'm stupid. I used the KVR nick vs. the email! :roll:
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Timecrawler 82
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5 posts since 30 Jul, 2018 from Forli, Italy

Re: One Synth Challenge #114: Crystal by Green Oak (Voting time!)

Post Mon Sep 10, 2018 12:42 pm

And... voted. That was really fun, both taking part to the contest and voting.
I'm new here. There's a lot of genres I didn't even know, all very "electronica", some I liked some not, but still very interesting to broaden your horizons.
Good luck to all!
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Soundcloud - https://soundcloud.com/timecrawler82

doctorbob
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1159 posts since 7 Mar, 2014

Re: One Synth Challenge #114: Crystal by Green Oak (Voting time!)

Post Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:52 am

Don't forget to drop off some comments on the Soundcloud tracks to help us all improve. :tu:

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moviemovies1
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16 posts since 14 Sep, 2012

Re: One Synth Challenge #114: Crystal by Green Oak (Voting time!)

Post Tue Sep 11, 2018 2:17 pm

And there we go, votes done
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d34dmeat
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31 posts since 24 Sep, 2016

Re: One Synth Challenge #114: Crystal by Green Oak (Voting time!)

Post Tue Sep 11, 2018 2:37 pm

Voted.
Some realt great tracks this month!
God luck to all!

mehum
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419 posts since 24 Feb, 2015 from Stockholm, Sweden

Re: One Synth Challenge #114: Crystal by Green Oak (Voting time!)

Post Wed Sep 12, 2018 4:05 am

Have done my preliminary voting, sorting all tracks into 4:s and 2:s and choosing a favorite for 5 :)
Life's a bit complicated right now so might not have time to finalize the scores before the 15th.

Anyway, great work, everyone! Always fun and inspiring to hear all your entries! :phones:

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