Enough vintage already. How about some "Modern" synth suggestions?

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addled muppet weed
77605 posts since 26 Jan, 2003 from through the looking glass

Post Sun May 02, 2021 9:12 am

Dasheesh wrote:
Sun May 02, 2021 9:09 am
there is a biker bar down the road that will serve it (no lie).
i know bikers can be a bit crazy, but absinthe and bikes (even pedal bikes) sounds like a bad idea :scared:

ive had some very strange experience on that stuff :o

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KVRAF
21318 posts since 20 Oct, 2007 from not here

Post Sun May 02, 2021 9:16 am

melomood wrote:
Sun May 02, 2021 4:06 am
the only thing that made Absynth more modern than a Prophet was some distortion?
what a bizarre remark
no, there's probably several millon things, as a conservative estimate

KVRAF
4369 posts since 22 Nov, 2012

Post Sun May 02, 2021 9:16 am

the problem with many "modern" synths is you don't have a road map, so many times you make design decisions on the fly that turn out to be mistakes later. and, the real issue with that is the cpu cost.... this is a quality issue... how high is the quality of a modern synth?.... because i think 4 * oversampling sounds the best... but that prohibits modern features (like onboard affects and filters), that also take cpu. ... they are usually higher cpu then the crowd begging for them will pay.... and they don't usually come out right the first time.

... and now we got the preset issue.... and really, a "modern" oscillator is going to make use of sample technology, so.... what's the point right?

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KVRAF
21318 posts since 20 Oct, 2007 from not here

Post Sun May 02, 2021 9:19 am

before lockdown all my toilet paper for years was napkins I'd grab massive amounts of in Starbucks during the day. Now you'd have to ask for all that, never happens.

I can't stand spending money on that kind of thing, ridiculous expense and yer probably putting money in the Koch's pockets

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addled muppet weed
77605 posts since 26 Jan, 2003 from through the looking glass

Post Sun May 02, 2021 9:22 am

jancivil wrote:
Sun May 02, 2021 9:16 am
melomood wrote:
Sun May 02, 2021 4:06 am
the only thing that made Absynth more modern than a Prophet was some distortion?
what a bizarre remark
no, there's probably several millon things, as a conservative estimate
he was questioning an earlier remark further up the page ;)

layzer. add distortion to any synth, instant modern sound. eye roll...

cello guy :hihi:

KVRAF
4369 posts since 22 Nov, 2012

Post Sun May 02, 2021 9:23 am

sounds like a song jan... go to town.

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KVRAF
2730 posts since 15 Oct, 2017 from U.S.

Post Sun May 02, 2021 10:14 am

vurt wrote:
Sun May 02, 2021 9:22 am
jancivil wrote:
Sun May 02, 2021 9:16 am
melomood wrote:
Sun May 02, 2021 4:06 am
the only thing that made Absynth more modern than a Prophet was some distortion?
what a bizarre remark
no, there's probably several millon things, as a conservative estimate
he was questioning an earlier remark further up the page ;)

layzer. add distortion to any synth, instant modern sound. eye roll...

cello guy :hihi:
I enjoyed the disregard for the '?' meself

KVRAF
28088 posts since 11 Apr, 2010 from Germany

Post Sun May 02, 2021 10:27 am

vurt wrote:
Sun May 02, 2021 9:22 am
layzer. add distortion to any synth, instant modern sound. eye roll...
It's true though. Distortion is the only ingredients of modern sound, and we all just have to own Synth1 to sound modern. That's why this whole site and the industry which sells us abundance is one big lie!
Plugins and a DAW. On an operating system. Which runs on a computer.

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KVRAF
2730 posts since 15 Oct, 2017 from U.S.

Post Sun May 02, 2021 10:32 am

:o
I've been boomswaggled!

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addled muppet weed
77605 posts since 26 Jan, 2003 from through the looking glass

Post Sun May 02, 2021 10:35 am

chk071 wrote:
Sun May 02, 2021 10:27 am
vurt wrote:
Sun May 02, 2021 9:22 am
layzer. add distortion to any synth, instant modern sound. eye roll...
It's true though. Distortion is the only ingredients of modern sound, and we all just have to own Synth1 to sound modern. That's why this whole site and the industry which sells us abundance is one big lie!
you forgot the reverb, gotta have a free reverb, then you can achieve any sound anyone else can using a £40,000 modular system, with just one instance of synth one, distortion. and a freeverb! (it will even sound much higher quality).

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addled muppet weed
77605 posts since 26 Jan, 2003 from through the looking glass

Post Sun May 02, 2021 10:36 am

melomood wrote:
Sun May 02, 2021 10:32 am
:o
I've been boomswaggled!
lucky you, you fancy sharing?

KVRAF
4369 posts since 22 Nov, 2012

Post Sun May 02, 2021 10:39 am

i feel the same every time i see a 10,000$ buchla controlled by a sequencer.

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KVRian
1283 posts since 10 Oct, 2018

Post Sun May 02, 2021 10:40 am

And delay, don't forget the delay!

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KVRAF
2730 posts since 15 Oct, 2017 from U.S.

Post Sun May 02, 2021 10:40 am

vurt wrote:
Sun May 02, 2021 10:36 am
melomood wrote:
Sun May 02, 2021 10:32 am
:o
I've been boomswaggled!
lucky you, you fancy sharing?
Not yet
I haven't had all my shots

KVRist
368 posts since 28 Jul, 2006

Post Sun May 02, 2021 11:02 am

chk071 wrote:
Fri Apr 30, 2021 7:55 am
I think 99% of modern EDM music is made with "modern" soft synths. Think Sylenth1, Spire, Serum, Massive, Nexus etc.
Is this why I don't like the sounds in most modern edm?

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