Budget vst instruments for psy trance?

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Jwpar22
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29 posts since 9 Dec, 2017

Post Thu Apr 18, 2019 11:12 pm

What would be a good and cheap vst synth for psy trance sounds?

izonin
KVRian
1191 posts since 27 Oct, 2009

Re: Budget vst instruments for psy trance?

Post Thu Apr 18, 2019 11:17 pm

Best, cheapest - Viper.

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Tj Shredder
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2483 posts since 6 Jan, 2017 from Outer Space

Re: Budget vst instruments for psy trance?

Post Thu Apr 18, 2019 11:22 pm

Surge for free, Ascension for 19$ at Plugin Boutique...

anomandaris1
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272 posts since 26 Nov, 2009

Re: Budget vst instruments for psy trance?

Post Thu Apr 18, 2019 11:29 pm

Any freeware FM synth can be useful for psytrance.

KarmaFX's factory preset library is mostly psytrance sounds and it's not expensive.

SoundPorn
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775 posts since 24 Jul, 2018

Re: Budget vst instruments for psy trance?

Post Thu Apr 18, 2019 11:36 pm

Right now this is riduclous price
https://youtu.be/N9oFQuFPtjY

tony10000
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377 posts since 4 Aug, 2017

Re: Budget vst instruments for psy trance?

Post Thu Apr 18, 2019 11:38 pm

Synthmaster Player or Synthmaster.

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Distorted Horizon
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1948 posts since 17 Jan, 2017 from Planet of cats

Re: Budget vst instruments for psy trance?

Post Thu Apr 18, 2019 11:46 pm

Ichiro Toda Synth1
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Surge

Learn the sound design first before buying anything useless.

You can have a chat about the subject here: viewtopic.php?t=475377

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VELLTONE MUSIC
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682 posts since 19 Sep, 2017 from Galaxy far away

Re: Budget vst instruments for psy trance?

Post Fri Apr 19, 2019 1:17 am

isn't Sylenth1 most used vsti by psy trance producers?

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mgw38
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1544 posts since 26 Jul, 2015 from Philadelphia

Re: Budget vst instruments for psy trance?

Post Fri Apr 19, 2019 1:25 am


kv331
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Re: Budget vst instruments for psy trance?

Post Fri Apr 19, 2019 1:46 am

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Elektronisch
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3082 posts since 3 Feb, 2010

Re: Budget vst instruments for psy trance?

Post Fri Apr 19, 2019 2:00 am

The one your DAW includes :wink:

chk071
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19895 posts since 11 Apr, 2010 from Germany

Re: Budget vst instruments for psy trance?

Post Fri Apr 19, 2019 2:02 am

nvmd

AnX
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4380 posts since 17 Nov, 2015

Re: Budget vst instruments for psy trance?

Post Fri Apr 19, 2019 2:42 am

buy everything

recursive one
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3867 posts since 7 Feb, 2013

Re: Budget vst instruments for psy trance?

Post Fri Apr 19, 2019 3:05 am

Well, psytrance.

I think Sylenth and Serum are the default combo these days, Sylenth does acids, various squelchy stuff, trance-ish plucks and leads. One can argue that any decent VA synth can do this but there is something special about Sylenth's filters and effects which makes it very sutiable for these kinds of sounds. Serum does FM-based leads and SFXs, vowel stuff, various wavetable sweeps etc. Both can do that psy bass just fine (though the psybass is not exactly about using a specific synth, it's rather about the processing and programming and eventually it comes down to how good are your speakers and room treatment).

They aren't exactly cheap but i think both have monthly payment scheme.

Good one stop solution must be Viper, it can do all the above and is cheaper than either of them. It's modelled after the Virus which was basically the synth where most of the typical psytrance sounds were originally invented. Check some factory presets in banks 1-3.

Free/magware-wise, I think Synth1, Surge, Dune CM/BE, Zebralette/Zebra CM, Bazille CM/Beatzille will do the job for starters but one day you'll want higher quality sounds and/or more flexibility.

That's my old track, the production is not the tightest and cleanest (the mastering engineer did an amazing job to save it as much as possible, though), but i think it shows most of the typical psytrance sounds, synths used (in order of importance); Viper, Serum, Sylenth, Spire
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cTqRpB ... e=youtu.be
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anomandaris1
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272 posts since 26 Nov, 2009

Re: Budget vst instruments for psy trance?

Post Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:20 am

recursive one wrote:
Fri Apr 19, 2019 3:05 am

... Virus which was basically the synth where most of the typical psytrance sounds were originally invented.
That's not true - first Virus is from 1997, psy and goa trance are older.
That's like saying: without Serum there would be no dubstep... :lol:
Just because something got popular, doesn't mean it pioneered it.

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