What synth do you actually USE the most in your own music????

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El°HYM
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1199 posts since 21 Nov, 2015

Post Wed Aug 10, 2022 1:59 am

FRMS & DRC by Imaginando. :phones:
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NAD
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1392 posts since 28 Jan, 2004

Post Wed Aug 10, 2022 2:16 am

Always Zebra.
Recently Vital quite often as well.
Pianoteq more often than not.
ABL more often than good taste would warrant.

If we're counting samplers as well:
TAL-Sampler and very recently TAL-Drum in nearly every project.
Addictive Drums frequently, though less than I used to.
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Fornicras
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131 posts since 6 Aug, 2021

Post Wed Aug 10, 2022 2:49 am

skiltrip wrote: Sun Aug 07, 2022 4:33 am Arturia Pigments ends up being used the most for me.
I have Pigments as well and like its interface a lot but for the most sounds I do with it they sound kind of metallic I don't how to describe it exactly. Presets are like this as well, somehow I can't get it to sound warm (?)

Andreya_Autumn
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136 posts since 21 Feb, 2022

Post Wed Aug 10, 2022 4:05 am

Surge XT, easy. Somewhat close behind is PianoTeq, which also gets a lot of use. The rest is divided up between a few others.

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Julien Unison
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542 posts since 9 Oct, 2006

Post Wed Aug 10, 2022 9:25 pm

Gforce SEM and VIPER.
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emef
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615 posts since 5 Jun, 2001

Post Thu Aug 11, 2022 6:24 am

Synthmaster 2, it's filthy.

vstdls
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31 posts since 26 Jun, 2021

Post Thu Aug 11, 2022 4:09 pm

Cherry's DCO-106. I'm also pretty new, but I can always seem to get it to put out something warm when I want it to.

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LeVzi
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4533 posts since 8 Jul, 2008 from UK

Post Thu Aug 11, 2022 9:40 pm

I can't say I use it the most, but it's in pretty much every project i've done since I bought it, and that's Dune 3

But one project may have 5 instances of something else, etc, so not sure how you gauge using it the most.
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thmyrk
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10 posts since 20 Mar, 2022

Post Sun Aug 14, 2022 6:24 am

BONES wrote: Sun Aug 07, 2022 6:51 pm
thmyrk wrote: Sun Aug 07, 2022 8:00 amAnyone using Softube Model 84? It's my go to right now. Was using Arturia Jun-06 and loading up softube's was a 'woah' moment
Sadly, I had to replace it in something yesterday because it just wasn't pulling its weight. There is definitely something special about Model 84, though, you just need to find what it does best. I ended up with Saurus on that part, after trying 3 or 4 other synths, but I also ended up turning it up heaps and putting Tarabia Pro on it (I don't like the "TUBE" effect in Saurus at all). So tonight I'm going to go back to an older version and see if maybe adding Tarabia to Model 84 and turning it up will pump it up enough.
Interesting, I actually have found that Model 84 needs a lot of taming. There are definitely times when I'll throw a saturator on it/boost ~4k-5k before turning the fader down. It definitely can sit a little too strongly 8k and up without the right weight underneath. Idk, I've been loving it for quite a while.

All that being said though:
"There is definitely something special about Model 84, though, you just need to find what it does best."

I still agree wholeheartedly with this.

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LFO8
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774 posts since 21 Jul, 2012

Post Sun Aug 14, 2022 10:55 am

NAD wrote: Wed Aug 10, 2022 2:16 am ABL more often than good taste would warrant.
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Scrubbing Monkeys
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1329 posts since 21 Apr, 2017 from Bahia, Brazil

Post Sun Aug 14, 2022 11:01 am

Obxd
Tal uno lx
The Legend
Waldorf PPG 2
Fathom
Bazille
Mulab stuff.


I know a bit more than one but these are really my goto group.
PPG and uno Lx the most.
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vurt
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95844 posts since 26 Jan, 2003 from through the looking glass

Post Sun Aug 14, 2022 11:07 am

El°HYM wrote: Wed Aug 10, 2022 1:59 am FRMS & DRC by Imaginando. :phones:
https://www.imaginando.pt
mainly cre8audio east beast, but using imaginandos vs :tu:
enough is enough

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Igro
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4502 posts since 26 Apr, 2007 from Noosphere

Post Sun Aug 14, 2022 12:49 pm

Ah_Dziz wrote: Tue Aug 09, 2022 3:35 pm Microtonic is a close second. Both are in damn near everything I make.
Does it still have a small UI?

Tobi MM
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42 posts since 2 Jul, 2022

Post Sun Aug 14, 2022 4:01 pm

Core Synths are Hive 2 for "in the mix" stuff and Dune 3 if it has to punch through. Repro-1 is a safe to go for leads and used everywhere, same goes for Obsession if those bright and epic retro polysounds are needed.

But if i have to pick one: Omnisphere. Load, search and go, regardless of what is needed, this thing does it.

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Halonmusic
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7248 posts since 13 Nov, 2015 from Norway

Post Sun Aug 14, 2022 5:12 pm

PG8X, Charlatan (v1), VirtualCZ and Full Bucket PS3200. It varies though
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