Synapse Audio Minimoog emulation "The Legend" for VST/AU and RE released!

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DuX
KVRAF
3630 posts since 15 Mar, 2002 from Underworld

Post Mon Feb 12, 2018 3:41 pm

Holy bananas! You and u-he have changed my perception of ITB plugins. :D

I still think my hardware is very useful, but ITB plugins do complement it very well now. Good times! :tu:
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.

Echoes in the Attic
KVRAF
6169 posts since 12 May, 2008

Re: Synapse Audio Minimoog emulation "The Legend" for VST/AU and RE released!

Post Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:25 pm

Still no word on having the full pitch bend range of the mpe spec? Can’t use in Bitwig without it.
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surreal
KVRian
1011 posts since 3 Dec, 2006

Re: Synapse Audio Minimoog emulation "The Legend" for VST/AU and RE released!

Post Tue Feb 13, 2018 1:12 am

Richard_Synapse wrote:We updated the registered version of The Legend to v1.21 today, adding support for the Sustain pedal.

Richard
Thank you very much Richard 8)

surreal
KVRian
1011 posts since 3 Dec, 2006

Re: Synapse Audio Minimoog emulation "The Legend" for VST/AU and RE released!

Post Tue Feb 13, 2018 1:27 am

Richard_Synapse wrote:We updated the registered version of The Legend to v1.21 today, adding support for the Sustain pedal.

Richard
Thank you very much Richard 8)

redlester
KVRist
44 posts since 30 Jan, 2018

Re: Synapse Audio Minimoog emulation "The Legend" for VST/AU and RE released!

Post Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:28 am

BONES wrote:
v1o wrote:I started going to see bands in 1979 and I have never, ever seen a MiniMoog on stage
I saw Yes at Wembley Arena in 1976 (Going For The One) and 1978 (Tormato), both when Wakeman was still with them, so am guessing I would have been in the presence of a MiniMoog (or two) without realising it at the time. Also, would Kraftwerk have been using them on the Computer World tour (1981)?

(...awaits someone with an equipment list for those tours to pipe up) :hihi:

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Julien Unison
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344 posts since 9 Oct, 2006

Re: Synapse Audio Minimoog emulation "The Legend" for VST/AU and RE released!

Post Tue Feb 13, 2018 8:25 am

Gear list on Relayer Tour 1974 - 1975

"According to Forgotten Yesterdays Tourbooks section,
this is Patrick's gear for the Relayer tour:

Hammond C3 organ,
Fender 73 & 88 pianos,
2 String Thing Synthesizer,
3 minimoogs,
D6 Clavinet,
2 EMS AKS. Synthesizers,
2 mellotrons,
ARP PRO Soloist,
Rhythm Ace drum machine,
2 Binson Echos,
Alpine Horn,
Electronic Slinky,
Grand piano,
Electric Harpsichord."

http://www.yesfans.com/archive/index.php/t-38262.html
https://www.yessongs.nl/06-Relayer.html
U N I S O N : shoegaze / electronic / black metal wall of sound with heavenly voice
https://soundcloud.com/weareunison / https://www.facebook.com/unison666 / https://weareunison.com/

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Richard_Synapse
KVRian
856 posts since 20 Dec, 2010

Re: Synapse Audio Minimoog emulation "The Legend" for VST/AU and RE released!

Post Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:47 am

Echoes in the Attic wrote:Still no word on having the full pitch bend range of the mpe spec? Can’t use in Bitwig without it.
Do you mean responding to some MIDI RPN message to set it from a controller or do you mean simply increasing the max +/- range on the back panel to 48 semitones? I presume you mean the latter, this is not really related to MPE specifically though (it would work with any MIDI controller).

Richard
Synapse Audio Software - www.synapse-audio.com

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thecontrolcentre
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23088 posts since 27 Jul, 2005 from the wilds of wanny

Re: Synapse Audio Minimoog emulation "The Legend" for VST/AU and RE released!

Post Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:33 am

redlester wrote:
BONES wrote:
v1o wrote:I started going to see bands in 1979 and I have never, ever seen a MiniMoog on stage
I saw Yes at Wembley Arena in 1976 (Going For The One) and 1978 (Tormato), both when Wakeman was still with them, so am guessing I would have been in the presence of a MiniMoog (or two) without realising it at the time. Also, would Kraftwerk have been using them on the Computer World tour (1981)?

(...awaits someone with an equipment list for those tours to pipe up) :hihi:
I thought Wakeman left after Topographic Oceans in 73 ... Patrick Moraz was with them on the Relayer tour in 74.

Funkybot's Evil Twin
KVRAF
5727 posts since 16 Aug, 2006

Re: Synapse Audio Minimoog emulation "The Legend" for VST/AU and RE released!

Post Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:00 am

Richard_Synapse wrote:
Echoes in the Attic wrote:Still no word on having the full pitch bend range of the mpe spec? Can’t use in Bitwig without it.
Do you mean responding to some MIDI RPN message to set it from a controller or do you mean simply increasing the max +/- range on the back panel to 48 semitones? I presume you mean the latter, this is not really related to MPE specifically though (it would work with any MIDI controller).

Richard
Hi Richard,

There was some discussion here about allowing users to "Lock" certain parameters during preset changes to improve the MPE experience, namely: Pitch Bend Range, and the other MPE back panel settings. The lock functionality on the U-he synths work for just about any parameter, which is nice if you wanted to consider going that route, but an optional lock for [at least] the MPE features would be a very nice addition.

What's currently happening is I set my pithbend range and set Timbre to control filter cutoff and then change a preset and have to repeat that setup process, then change a process and repeat, and so on. Not ideal.

redlester
KVRist
44 posts since 30 Jan, 2018

Re: Synapse Audio Minimoog emulation "The Legend" for VST/AU and RE released!

Post Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:08 am

thecontrolcentre wrote: I thought Wakeman left after Topographic Oceans in 73 ... Patrick Moraz was with them on the Relayer tour in 74.
That’s correct, but Wakeman re-joined for Going For The One and Tormato. Moraz was only with them for Relayer.

Echoes in the Attic
KVRAF
6169 posts since 12 May, 2008

Re: Synapse Audio Minimoog emulation "The Legend" for VST/AU and RE released!

Post Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:31 pm

Richard_Synapse wrote:
Echoes in the Attic wrote:Still no word on having the full pitch bend range of the mpe spec? Can’t use in Bitwig without it.
Do you mean responding to some MIDI RPN message to set it from a controller or do you mean simply increasing the max +/- range on the back panel to 48 semitones? I presume you mean the latter, this is not really related to MPE specifically though (it would work with any MIDI controller).

Richard
I mean simply increasing the bend range to +/- 48 semitones. Although controllers can change their bend range and some DAWs allow custom bend ranges to be recorded, some others, like Bitwig, expect exactly the signals as per the mpe spec, which for pitch bend range is +/- 48. So if the synth only does +/- 24 for example then any recorded pitch bends would only pitch it half as much as intended. Like you’d pitch a note up a whole note in the midi data but hear a half note bend.

That’s why 48 is necessary for true mpe compatibility.
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EvilDragon
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17060 posts since 7 Jan, 2009 from Croatia

Re: Synapse Audio Minimoog emulation "The Legend" for VST/AU and RE released!

Post Mon Feb 19, 2018 12:59 am

Agreed both with increasing the PB range and being able to lock parameters individually...

nichttuntun
KVRist
485 posts since 22 Nov, 2017

Re: Synapse Audio Minimoog emulation "The Legend" for VST/AU and RE released!

Post Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:05 am

Hi all,
I got a question for the owners of The Legend. Is there any online activation for the VST necessary? Or can I just simply type in the serial offline after installing and everything is running?

I already have DIVA but I am considering to buy The Legend too. Seems to be another kind of synth weapon. What do you think?

Thank you in advance. Cheers.

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EvilDragon
KVRAF
17060 posts since 7 Jan, 2009 from Croatia

Re: Synapse Audio Minimoog emulation "The Legend" for VST/AU and RE released!

Post Fri Apr 13, 2018 12:34 pm

Both online and offline activation is supported.

nichttuntun
KVRist
485 posts since 22 Nov, 2017

Re: Synapse Audio Minimoog emulation "The Legend" for VST/AU and RE released!

Post Fri Apr 13, 2018 12:39 pm

Cool. Thank you.

What do you think. Is it a good addition when already having DIVA on board?

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