VST Samplers

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zenophilix
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776 posts since 21 Apr, 2016

Post Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:07 pm

kvotchin wrote:
Sun Oct 14, 2018 9:20 pm
Yeah, running Reaper (which is fine so far, good in fact, but not exactly known for its outstanding native plugs), and have tried the free TX (figured I might as well), plus some other freeware.

I suspect one of these expensive ‘all in one’ offerings will be the thing.
Look into trying to get Kontakt on sale maybe. $400 is a bit hard to justify, but you're getting basically the industry standard, so if you can nab it somehow, you're set.
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Mushy Mushy
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Re: VST Samplers

Post Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:18 pm

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Re: VST Samplers

Post Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:19 pm

zenophilix wrote:If I'm choosing between Serum and Kontakt for sampled instruments, ehm, it's going to be Kontakt everytime. As far as I know, Serum can't do multilayered, can't do more than one sample. Really, Serum is.. well, a synth. :hihi:
Yes I agree with you. My comment was directed at this, specifically the bold:
kvotchin wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:29 am
I already have Serum, but it really doesn't do this thing at all, as far as I'm aware.
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zenophilix
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Re: VST Samplers

Post Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:30 pm

Mushy Mushy wrote:
Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:19 pm
zenophilix wrote:If I'm choosing between Serum and Kontakt for sampled instruments, ehm, it's going to be Kontakt everytime. As far as I know, Serum can't do multilayered, can't do more than one sample. Really, Serum is.. well, a synth. :hihi:
Yes I agree with you. My comment was directed at this, specifically the bold:
kvotchin wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:29 am
I already have Serum, but it really doesn't do this thing at all, as far as I'm aware.
No I get that, just thought it was a little odd to say that there's not much it can't do. Synthesis-wise, yeah, but otherwise.. :P
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Re: VST Samplers

Post Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:38 pm

zenophilix wrote:
Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:30 pm
No I get that, just thought it was a little odd to say that there's not much it can't do. Synthesis-wise, yeah, but otherwise.. :P
I was obviously embellishing a little :wink:
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sleepcircle
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533 posts since 28 Nov, 2016

Re: VST Samplers

Post Sat Oct 20, 2018 12:42 pm

i am very very fond of TAL Sampler

s28
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154 posts since 9 Aug, 2017

Re: VST Samplers

Post Sun Nov 04, 2018 9:05 pm

TAL Sampler is a great instrument. I use that and Abeltons Simpler and Sampler which are both excellent.

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zenophilix
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776 posts since 21 Apr, 2016

Re: VST Samplers

Post Sun Nov 04, 2018 10:37 pm

s28 wrote:
Sun Nov 04, 2018 9:05 pm
TAL Sampler is a great instrument. I use that and Abeltons Simpler and Sampler which are both excellent.
Simpler/sampler are solid as hell. +1
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Vortifex
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1114 posts since 1 Sep, 2016

Re: VST Samplers

Post Mon Nov 05, 2018 1:11 pm

TAL Sampler is great but it's not particularly versatile compared to others.

JoaquinAce
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Re: VST Samplers

Post Mon Nov 05, 2018 2:46 pm

I usually grab Falcon first and then Kontakt. I'm getting into Halion and really like it so far.
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Silaris
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276 posts since 15 Jan, 2003 from USA

Re: VST Samplers

Post Tue Nov 06, 2018 3:56 pm

HALion 6 and Falcon are my recommendations. My two favorite sampler/synth VST instruments by a wide margin.

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tristan-
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423 posts since 11 Dec, 2004

Re: VST Samplers

Post Wed Nov 07, 2018 1:59 am

Tal Sampler is the best VST sampler for me.

mtelesha
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110 posts since 21 May, 2018

Re: VST Samplers

Post Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:52 am

I really like Bliss by DiscoDSP BUT it will take about an hour to get a hang of things.

I prefer Bliss to TAL Sampler just due to Blisses workflow. It fast but also very advance. My favorite is the macros.
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Josiael
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7 posts since 18 Jan, 2019

Re: VST Samplers

Post Mon Feb 11, 2019 1:49 pm

s28 wrote:
Sun Nov 04, 2018 9:05 pm
TAL Sampler is a great instrument. I use that and Abeltons Simpler and Sampler which are both excellent.
Simpler and sampler are the best, talking about standard plugins in a DAW.

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voidhead23
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135 posts since 5 Jan, 2018 from Beijing, PRC

Re: VST Samplers

Post Tue Feb 12, 2019 1:07 am

Just as a quick addendum to my earlier post in this thread, i'll +1 for Renoise Redux. It's the closest i can find to the options i have in Live's Simpler/Sampler combo, and has really great FX and routing options as well. It takes a day or two to grok, but is nowhere near as obtuse as TX16Wx and then everything falls into place. A great, complete sampling solution that can be used for drums (including velocity and sample layering), slicing and sample looping (with different loop modes). i also find the sound it has a little more pleasing and less clinical than Live's samplers, but that could totally just be snake oil. The only thing it's missing is a drum pad page and Live's Warp Modes, which can do amazing things inside of Simpler.

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