Budget vst instruments for psy trance?

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recursive one
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Post Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:29 am

anomandaris1 wrote:
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.
I'm not saying psytrance was invented with Virus. I mean psytrance as we now know it has a lot do with Virus and its specfic features/sounds. It think is was the default synth for psy, at least the most mainstream forms of it (fullon, progressive), from early 00's till circa 2014, basically before Serum.
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Ranoka
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Re: Budget vst instruments for psy trance?

Post Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:32 am

Distorted Horizon wrote:
Thu Apr 18, 2019 11:46 pm
Ichiro Toda Synth1
TAL Noiz3maker
Surge

Learn the sound design first before buying anything useless.

You can have a chat about the subject here: viewtopic.php?t=475377
+1 this!
Those 3 free synths are a great place to start. One Synth Challenge is doing Surge this month if anyone fancies joining in!

drdriller
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Re: Budget vst instruments for psy trance?

Post Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:33 am

VELLTONE MUSIC wrote:
Fri Apr 19, 2019 1:17 am
isn't Sylenth1 most used vsti by psy trance producers?
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gentleclockdivider
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Post Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:56 am

I used to listen to this when I was young in 1994 ..saw them live a couple of times
It featured the waldorf wave ...and some 303 of course .
On a sidenote , what are those typical virus sounds that make psy trance , psy strance ..seriously :lol:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bahlSV75s_Y
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Distorted Horizon
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Re: Budget vst instruments for psy trance?

Post Fri Apr 19, 2019 5:44 am

gentleclockdivider wrote:
Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:56 am
what are those typical virus sounds that make psy trance , psy strance ..seriously :lol:
Don't ask from Recursive.. That guy has some weird fascination with farts.

recursive one
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Re: Budget vst instruments for psy trance?

Post Fri Apr 19, 2019 5:49 am

Distorted Horizon wrote:
Fri Apr 19, 2019 5:44 am
farts.
Shit, how could I forget :dog:

Here ya go, the best budget instrument for psytrance :party:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bDrrzb7uG7A
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Distorted Horizon
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Re: Budget vst instruments for psy trance?

Post Fri Apr 19, 2019 6:30 am

I saw that coming :lol:

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thecontrolcentre
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Re: Budget vst instruments for psy trance?

Post Fri Apr 19, 2019 6:45 am

recursive one wrote:
Fri Apr 19, 2019 5:49 am
Distorted Horizon wrote:
Fri Apr 19, 2019 5:44 am
farts.
Shit
It's worse than we thought :lol:

tasty tatsyn
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Re: Budget vst instruments for psy trance?

Post Fri Apr 19, 2019 6:46 am

gentleclockdivider wrote:
Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:56 am
I used to listen to this when I was young in 1994 ..saw them live a couple of times
It featured the waldorf wave ...and some 303 of course .
On a sidenote , what are those typical virus sounds that make psy trance , psy strance ..seriously :lol:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bahlSV75s_Y
i should probably just move on but.....

low quality magic
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obdg6gnX0Ik

Vs

Hi quality....._ stuff

1 - (/)(YGHIUGHITY)
2 - MJDW()UJHOIDO
not giving links or names to not mess anyone's feelings but the list is neverending (to me)........

the point is, technology is not just an end in itself.....

recursive one wrote:
Fri Apr 19, 2019 5:49 am
Distorted Horizon wrote:
Fri Apr 19, 2019 5:44 am
farts.
Shit, how could I forget :dog:

Here ya go, the best budget instrument for psytrance :party:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bDrrzb7uG7A

or you can set some LFO's in whatever (hard or soft) synth, set up some MIDI notes; mess arround with your mouse or knobs and record 25 to 50 min into Audio then chop it up hence making your own library then add FX's and compressor

at least you'l have your own...

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lotus2035
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Re: Budget vst instruments for psy trance?

Post Fri Apr 19, 2019 6:56 am

Distorted Horizon wrote:
Fri Apr 19, 2019 5:44 am
gentleclockdivider wrote:
Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:56 am
what are those typical virus sounds that make psy trance , psy strance ..seriously :lol:
Don't ask from Recursive.. That guy has some weird fascination with farts.
Aren't fart sounds more of dubstep thing?

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Distorted Horizon
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Re: Budget vst instruments for psy trance?

Post Fri Apr 19, 2019 7:02 am

lotus2035 wrote:
Fri Apr 19, 2019 6:56 am
Distorted Horizon wrote:
Fri Apr 19, 2019 5:44 am
gentleclockdivider wrote:
Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:56 am
what are those typical virus sounds that make psy trance , psy strance ..seriously :lol:
Don't ask from Recursive.. That guy has some weird fascination with farts.
Aren't fart sounds more of dubstep thing?
Nah.. Farts belong to psytrance and 2 girls 1 wub goes to dupstep..

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layzer
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Re: Budget vst instruments for psy trance?

Post Fri Apr 19, 2019 7:04 am

any free synths and sausage fattener
HW SYNTHS [KORG T2EX - AKAI AX80 - YAMAHA SY77 - ENSONIQ VFX]
HW MODULES [OBi M1000 - ROLAND MKS-50 - ROLAND JV880 - KURZ 1000PX]
SW [CHARLATAN - OBXD - OXE - ELEKTRO - MICROTERA - M1 - SURGE - RMiV]
DAW [ENERGY XT2/1U RACK WINXP / MAUDIO 1010LT PCI]

tasty tatsyn
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Re: Budget vst instruments for psy trance?

Post Fri Apr 19, 2019 7:24 am

recursive one wrote:
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.
above answer probably helps you if you'r elooking for a determined sound

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regarding my previous post.....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7riwvMcj4C0

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izonin
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Re: Budget vst instruments for psy trance?

Post Sat Apr 20, 2019 2:50 am

Saying that the Virus is not a popular choice for psy is like saying that Logic isn't a popular DAW. :lol:

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Jorgeelalto
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Re: Budget vst instruments for psy trance?

Post Sat Apr 20, 2019 3:33 am

You can get Serum and/or Sylenth1 with rent-to-own, one in its official page and the other via Splice respectively. With those two you should be set.

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