What free synths are good for Vocaloid songs?

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vocalato
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2 posts since 8 Oct, 2019

Post Tue Oct 08, 2019 4:12 am

I want to produce a few songs but I don’t know what exactly the instruments I need. I want synths that can make songs like these:

https://soundcloud.com/vocaroid/kaito-doctor-funk-beat

https://soundcloud.com/babuchan/frozen- ... tsune-miku

https://soundcloud.com/lala-torres-6/me ... rine-luka

https://soundcloud.com/madi-the-kitten/ ... tton-candy

https://soundcloud.com/xjodie/the-promi ... u-nie-lamp

And most importantly
https://soundcloud.com/basenumbers/0-ze ... mix-mashup

I can’t afford crap.. I don’t even got a $1 to spare.. and it won’t be like that for some time. I have FL studio 20 though. I would love some help!

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el-bo (formerly ebow)
KVRAF
14794 posts since 24 May, 2009 from A galaxy, far far away

Re: What free synths are good for Vocaloid songs?

Post Tue Oct 08, 2019 4:45 am

vocalato wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 4:12 am
I can’t afford crap.. I don’t even got a $1 to spare.. and it won’t be like that for some time. I have FL studio 20 though.
Ah, yes...Fruity Loops! The DAW-du-jour for people who have no money :D

Anyway, no worries. Everything you need can be found in FLS :tu:

Butwug
KVRist
316 posts since 26 Oct, 2018

Re: What free synths are good for Vocaloid songs?

Post Tue Oct 08, 2019 8:33 am

The free synths you got with FL Studio will suffice

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wagtunes
KVRAF
17413 posts since 8 Oct, 2014

Re: What free synths are good for Vocaloid songs?

Post Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:48 pm

If you want to do Vocaloid songs (I've done a few hundred) you are going to need to buy Vocaloid. You do understand that, right? As far as synths, yeah, whatever comes with FLS will be fine. If you want, download Synth1 (it's free) and the 15,000 sounds that are floating around for it. That should keep your more than busy enough.

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thecontrolcentre
KVRAF
24939 posts since 27 Jul, 2005 from the wilds of wanny

Re: What free synths are good for Vocaloid songs?

Post Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:54 pm

vocalato wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 4:12 am
I want synths that can make songs like these:
Synths don't make songs. Song writers do ...

Music Bird
KVRist
231 posts since 23 Apr, 2017 from Eastern US

Re: What free synths are good for Vocaloid songs?

Post Tue Oct 15, 2019 1:20 pm

I hear some VA and digital sounds. Synth1, Dexed, SQ8L, and the synths that come with FL (Sytrus especially).
Synth1, PG8X, Dexed, Sound Canvas VA, FB-3x00 series, blooo, scrooo, qyooo, SQ8L, GTG FM4, DSK Asian and Indian DreamZ, and much more VSTs. Casio, Yamaha, Korg, Alesis HW.

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vurt
addled muppet weed
53175 posts since 26 Jan, 2003 from through the looking glass

Re: What free synths are good for Vocaloid songs?

Post Tue Oct 15, 2019 1:51 pm

Music Bird wrote:
Tue Oct 15, 2019 1:20 pm
I hear some VA and digital sounds. Synth1, Dexed, SQ8L, and the synths that come with FL (Sytrus especially).
and vocaloid?

Music Bird
KVRist
231 posts since 23 Apr, 2017 from Eastern US

Re: What free synths are good for Vocaloid songs?

Post Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:10 pm

Not talking about the vocaloid, I’m talking about the instruments backing it. The cheapest alternative for vocals is called AlterEgo by Plogue.
Synth1, PG8X, Dexed, Sound Canvas VA, FB-3x00 series, blooo, scrooo, qyooo, SQ8L, GTG FM4, DSK Asian and Indian DreamZ, and much more VSTs. Casio, Yamaha, Korg, Alesis HW.

vocalato
KVRer
2 posts since 8 Oct, 2019

Re: What free synths are good for Vocaloid songs?

Post Wed Oct 16, 2019 5:26 am

Music Bird wrote:
Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:10 pm
Not talking about the vocaloid, I’m talking about the instruments backing it. The cheapest alternative for vocals is called AlterEgo by Plogue.
I already have vocaloid. There's another free alternative called UTAU but i don't use that much. I'm mostly looking for the instruments backing it.

Music Bird
KVRist
231 posts since 23 Apr, 2017 from Eastern US

Re: What free synths are good for Vocaloid songs?

Post Wed Oct 16, 2019 10:29 am

Maybe something like Synth1 and Oxe FM wouldn’t be that bad for what you’re looking for. For the pianos, you could use 4Front Piano Module and orchestral stuff you could use Sonatina Orchestra (I use the VST version) and VSCO2, also SQ8L for some of the more digital synth bells and stuff.
Synth1, PG8X, Dexed, Sound Canvas VA, FB-3x00 series, blooo, scrooo, qyooo, SQ8L, GTG FM4, DSK Asian and Indian DreamZ, and much more VSTs. Casio, Yamaha, Korg, Alesis HW.

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MasterTuner
KVRist
217 posts since 30 May, 2018

Re: What free synths are good for Vocaloid songs?

Post Thu Oct 17, 2019 6:45 am

Something that is free (at the moment) is EmVoice. Thats a good Vocaloid.
Pick it up before the Alpha is launched. https://emvoiceapp.com/
U-He have also some free synths, e.g. Tyrell.
IK Multimedia have some free synths too.
https://www.ikmultimedia.com/products/syntronik/
(most are paid, but some are free)
UVI Also had a free synth giveaway not so long ago, for 90s based synths. Very nice.
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