Your opinion about Zebra 2

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Urs
u-he
23362 posts since 8 Aug, 2002 from Berlin

Post Sat Jan 26, 2019 11:06 pm

chk071 wrote:
Sat Jan 26, 2019 1:40 pm
Pure speculation. But, i'd be surprised if Urs didn't take anything from the Hive development.
Me too. Hive's ModMatrix, oscillator code, filter modelling technique, separation and interaction of sequencer and arpeggiator, some effects... all parts developed in respect of Z3. Just like Repro's voice management.
HcDoom wrote:
Sat Jan 26, 2019 12:55 pm
waiting for Zebra 3 to finally come out, I am sure its gonna rock the synth world! :)
Hehehe, I'm sure you mean well, but that kind of expectation is hard to live up to... :oops:

brok landers
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Re: Your opinion about Zebra 2

Post Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:30 pm

wagtunes wrote:
Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:53 am
zvenx wrote:Btw, even as a u-he synth fanboi as I am, especially Zebra, I am in now way under the disillusion than zebra will work for all genres.
rsp
Here's what I don't understand, especially for EDM sounds. If a synth has basic filters, envelopes and LFOs and can make a supersaw sound, it can do EDM. There is no magic sauce to EDM sounds that I've heard anyway.

I think a lot of what people THINK they hear that's so amazing is in their minds.
^^this. it has to be said - those who complain that zebra sounds outdated or not "edm" simply don't know how to program/use zebra. may sound harsh (_not_ intended), but it's as simple as that.
i recently had to do quite a big sample library and besides some few other synths, zebra is all over the place. it has lost _nothing_ of its quality and is sound-wise as well as feature-wise still a massive synth. and the good thing is, that on nowadays computers it actually uses almost no cpu, so you can go to full extend with it.
zebra was and is one of the most capable synths out there, which _never_ should be underestimated. just because it is "old" it doesn't mean it's not capable - at least this applies to zebra. there _could_ be some modern features added, but apart from that it does the job. and it does it excellent, if you know what to do.
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DJErmac
KVRian
744 posts since 25 Apr, 2009 from France

Re: Your opinion about Zebra 2

Post Sun Feb 17, 2019 5:00 am

brok landers wrote:
Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:30 pm
wagtunes wrote:
Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:53 am
zvenx wrote:Btw, even as a u-he synth fanboi as I am, especially Zebra, I am in now way under the disillusion than zebra will work for all genres.
rsp
Here's what I don't understand, especially for EDM sounds. If a synth has basic filters, envelopes and LFOs and can make a supersaw sound, it can do EDM. There is no magic sauce to EDM sounds that I've heard anyway.

I think a lot of what people THINK they hear that's so amazing is in their minds.
^^this. it has to be said - those who complain that zebra sounds outdated or not "edm" simply don't know how to program/use zebra. may sound harsh (_not_ intended), but it's as simple as that.
Modern EDM specialists have spoken.

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vurt
addled muppet weed
41663 posts since 26 Jan, 2003 from through the looking glass

Re: Your opinion about Zebra 2

Post Sun Feb 17, 2019 5:05 am

yeah but they're all off their tits on e, so what do they know?

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frz
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126 posts since 26 Mar, 2005 from Berlin, Germany

Re: Your opinion about Zebra 2

Post Mon Feb 18, 2019 12:43 am

Zebra2 will always have a place in my heart because I used it to produce what I consider to be my best record, and by the way there were a lot of "in your face" EDM sounds in there.
The reason I switched to Avenger some years later is because of the interface: I found myself coming up with the sounds I had my head much quicker, which to me is key when working on a deadline.
Zebra's UI and workflow never really clicked with me for some reason, no matter how much I wanted it to.
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PieBerger
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Re: Your opinion about Zebra 2

Post Mon Feb 18, 2019 6:28 am

I mean any synth is an EDM synth with enough OTT instances in the processing chain :roll: :party:
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layzer
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6358 posts since 11 Jun, 2006

Re: Your opinion about Zebra 2

Post Mon Feb 18, 2019 4:16 pm

PieBerger wrote:
Mon Feb 18, 2019 6:28 am
I mean any synth is an EDM synth with enough OTT instances in the processing chain :roll: :party:
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