What is it about Sylenth1 ?

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fluffy_little_something
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12227 posts since 5 Jun, 2012 from Portugal

Post Sun Aug 19, 2018 9:24 am

If Fluffmeister is me, well, I think it sounds very nice, analog (by which I mean old-skool, typical of late 70's and early 80's sound) enough for my needs. I am sure there are synths that sound better in absolute terms, but despite my new Ryzen computer, I still keep an eye on CPU efficiency. So, what's the point in using a plugin that sounds like 1.25 times as good, but uses 5 to 10x as much CPU? I couldn't use a dozen instances of such a plugin on my 4-core computer.

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Grizzellda
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489 posts since 21 Feb, 2015

Re: What is it about Sylenth1 ?

Post Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:17 am

:hihi: :hihi: Heh, heh, well ya see fluffmeister, it boils down to a balance between sound and computer power...oh but doesn't it?

Has it not always? Well, maybe since the advent of digital audio? 8) 8)

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vurt
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37722 posts since 26 Jan, 2003 from through the looking glass

Re: What is it about Sylenth1 ?

Post Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:22 am

i thought fluffmeister was alan freeman?

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Grizzellda
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Re: What is it about Sylenth1 ?

Post Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:29 am

vurt wrote:i thought fluffmeister was alan freeman?

Elaborate?

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el-bo (formerly ebow)
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10658 posts since 24 May, 2009 from A galaxy, far far away

Re: What is it about Sylenth1 ?

Post Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:31 am

vurt wrote:i thought fluffmeister was alan freeman?
:hihi: :hihi:

'member Saturday Rock Show?

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el-bo (formerly ebow)
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Re: What is it about Sylenth1 ?

Post Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:33 am

Grizzellda wrote:
vurt wrote:i thought fluffmeister was alan freeman?

Elaborate?
Not 'Alf!

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vurt
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37722 posts since 26 Jan, 2003 from through the looking glass

Re: What is it about Sylenth1 ?

Post Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:33 am

Grizzellda wrote:
vurt wrote:i thought fluffmeister was alan freeman?

Elaborate?
alan freeman is a man.
he was a rock dj in the uk, had a voice as recognisable as sunlight is, except gravelly.
he did the rock show on a sat night on radio one iirc.
he was known as alan "fluff" freeman. i cannot say why, he just was.

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vurt
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Re: What is it about Sylenth1 ?

Post Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:34 am

el-bo (formerly ebow) wrote:
Grizzellda wrote:
vurt wrote:i thought fluffmeister was alan freeman?

Elaborate?
Not 'Alf!
:lol:

tbf, it was a very 70/80s ukcentric reference :hihi:

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el-bo (formerly ebow)
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Post Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:38 am

vurt wrote:tbf, it was a very 70/80s ukcentric reference :hihi:
Often, the best references.

"AAH! Greetings, Pop-Pickers"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oOIbsBC ... gs=pl%2Cwn

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vurt
addled muppet weed
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Post Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:41 am

el-bo (formerly ebow) wrote: Often, the best references.
perhaps for us, 90% of kvr look at us and wonder why the f-bomb we're laughing our tits off! :hihi:

recursive one
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3694 posts since 7 Feb, 2013

Re: What is it about Sylenth1 ?

Post Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:55 am

Well, Sylenth sounds great. It just does. That's what is special about it :)
I hate incomplete sentences because they ...

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Grizzellda
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489 posts since 21 Feb, 2015

Re: What is it about Sylenth1 ?

Post Sun Aug 19, 2018 11:10 am

I thought you guys were talking about an old movie..."American Hot Wax".

Remember? :hihi:

Virgiauskas
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23 posts since 3 Jul, 2016

Re: What is it about Sylenth1 ?

Post Mon Aug 20, 2018 1:55 am

As the OP, I had similar doubts myself few years back (there even was a thread for it, like 'is Sylenth still relevant in *add year*'), but then I bought Sylenth and didn't even regret it. Now Sylenth is in most of my projects. And it has a vast amount of presets available for it, if you are not feeling like making sounds from scratch, though it's easy to make patches yourself. So I would still highly recommend getting it.

Halonmusic
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1658 posts since 13 Nov, 2015 from Norway

Re: What is it about Sylenth1 ?

Post Mon Aug 20, 2018 5:29 am

DrewDale wrote:
Halonmusic wrote:Its ok. I prefer Synth1
+1 sir. :tu: :tu: :clap: :clap:
8)

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fluffy_little_something
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12227 posts since 5 Jun, 2012 from Portugal

Re: What is it about Sylenth1 ?

Post Tue Aug 28, 2018 4:15 am

Yesterday there was some thread on a Moog bass soundset for the Legend, and while I don't really like that particular attack sound in the audio, some people seem to consider it typical of Moog basses. So I tried to emulate it in Sylenth1, and it seems possible :)

https://app.box.com/s/pvl22vyabh9hqa0rnp8bphrtmmilmjzk

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