Fabfilter Twin 3 --Released Feb. 7th

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:D Demo Video for Twin 3 Discovery :D

https://vimeo.com/883556743?share=copy

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Do people who were raving about the sound quality , analogue saturation and filters still enjoy this synth?

I’ve just demoed it recently and have been impressed by the pleasant sound quality. It is not too much, definitely too edgy. Not trying to sound like hardware too hard. Still, somehow resembles a pleasant analogue poly sound. Maybe I am just gasing for something new. I liked the sound better than Repro. What is wrong with me. Bored?

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audiouser720 wrote: Sun Mar 03, 2024 1:20 am Do people who were raving about the sound quality , analogue saturation and filters still enjoy this synth?

I’ve just demoed it recently and have been impressed by the pleasant sound quality. It is not too much, definitely too edgy. Not trying to sound like hardware too hard. Still, somehow resembles a pleasant analogue poly sound. Maybe I am just gasing for something new. I liked the sound better than Repro. What is wrong with me. Bored?

Well for me the synth of the moment is ... Avenger 2. If you don't have it. Don't look somewhere else.

Twin 3 is still a very good synth for me, here is what I like and don't like:

Excellent:
- UI is a very strong point, if you are into subtractive synthesis only, this synth is awesome and give you excellent visual feedback.
- Sound quality is very good also, on par with the top players.
- IT HAS AN IPAD VERSION !!!! That means that you can sketch sounds on the go. I love this feature ( I am an Android guy but bought an Ipad just for that :-)).

Average:
- Modulation system is good but not excellent. it is quite fun and easy to do things but for complex scenarios, you can get stuck.

Not so good:
- The synth features are VERY limited. The routing capacity are very low, you can have 4 filters in // or series, oscillators amplitude modulating each others but that's pretty it. The effects orders is fix except I think for the distortion. The effects are generally good but not very configurable except the delay which has multiple filters in it, quite funny.

Conclusion: A very good little synth. What it does it does it very well, sometimes better than any other synth. But it doesn't do a lot...

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Agree with Jac459 on all points. I should use it a lot more often actually... it's a nice bread&butter synth
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It's still broken in VST3 in Komplete Kontrol - anything with an ARP or even tempo synced just doesn't play back properly

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Jac459 wrote: Sun Mar 03, 2024 1:50 am
audiouser720 wrote: Sun Mar 03, 2024 1:20 am Do people who were raving about the sound quality , analogue saturation and filters still enjoy this synth?

I’ve just demoed it recently and have been impressed by the pleasant sound quality. It is not too much, definitely too edgy. Not trying to sound like hardware too hard. Still, somehow resembles a pleasant analogue poly sound. Maybe I am just gasing for something new. I liked the sound better than Repro. What is wrong with me. Bored?

Well for me the synth of the moment is ... Avenger 2. If you don't have it. Don't look somewhere else.

Twin 3 is still a very good synth for me, here is what I like and don't like:

Excellent:
- UI is a very strong point, if you are into subtractive synthesis only, this synth is awesome and give you excellent visual feedback.
- Sound quality is very good also, on par with the top players.
- IT HAS AN IPAD VERSION !!!! That means that you can sketch sounds on the go. I love this feature ( I am an Android guy but bought an Ipad just for that :-)).

Average:
- Modulation system is good but not excellent. it is quite fun and easy to do things but for complex scenarios, you can get stuck.

Not so good:
- The synth features are VERY limited. The routing capacity are very low, you can have 4 filters in // or series, oscillators amplitude modulating each others but that's pretty it. The effects orders is fix except I think for the distortion. The effects are generally good but not very configurable except the delay which has multiple filters in it, quite funny.

Conclusion: A very good little synth. What it does it does it very well, sometimes better than any other synth. But it doesn't do a lot...
It does more than I usually need in a synth and sounds great doing it, so... it's one of my favorite synths. I've removed many others since getting it.

I do wish that panning voices was built in rather than having to "build" it.

It's a great synth overall.

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vitocorleone123 wrote: Sun Mar 03, 2024 8:37 am
Jac459 wrote: Sun Mar 03, 2024 1:50 am
audiouser720 wrote: Sun Mar 03, 2024 1:20 am Do people who were raving about the sound quality , analogue saturation and filters still enjoy this synth?

I’ve just demoed it recently and have been impressed by the pleasant sound quality. It is not too much, definitely too edgy. Not trying to sound like hardware too hard. Still, somehow resembles a pleasant analogue poly sound. Maybe I am just gasing for something new. I liked the sound better than Repro. What is wrong with me. Bored?

Well for me the synth of the moment is ... Avenger 2. If you don't have it. Don't look somewhere else.

Twin 3 is still a very good synth for me, here is what I like and don't like:

Excellent:
- UI is a very strong point, if you are into subtractive synthesis only, this synth is awesome and give you excellent visual feedback.
- Sound quality is very good also, on par with the top players.
- IT HAS AN IPAD VERSION !!!! That means that you can sketch sounds on the go. I love this feature ( I am an Android guy but bought an Ipad just for that :-)).

Average:
- Modulation system is good but not excellent. it is quite fun and easy to do things but for complex scenarios, you can get stuck.

Not so good:
- The synth features are VERY limited. The routing capacity are very low, you can have 4 filters in // or series, oscillators amplitude modulating each others but that's pretty it. The effects orders is fix except I think for the distortion. The effects are generally good but not very configurable except the delay which has multiple filters in it, quite funny.

Conclusion: A very good little synth. What it does it does it very well, sometimes better than any other synth. But it doesn't do a lot...
It does more than I usually need in a synth and sounds great doing it, so... it's one of my favorite synths. I've removed many others since getting it.

I do wish that panning voices was built in rather than having to "build" it.

It's a great synth overall.
Yeah, we have all different needs with a synth, nothing wrong in that.

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New Loops Releases "Twin 3 Presets Bundle" with 50% off Intro Offer!

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New Loops presents Twin 3 Presets Bundle – a new, great value bundle of presets for FabFilter Twin 3. These sound banks have a wide range of beautifully crafted presets that are designed to work in many different styles. We've brought out the best of Twin 3 and pushed it to the limit while showcasing its powerful sound. Twin 3 Presets Bundle contains both our Twin 3 Pro Expansion and Discovery sound banks for a total of 112 presets.

Intro Price: £19.98 until May 30th (Reg. £39.99)

Try the free demo at :D https://newloops.com/products/twin-3-presets-bundle :D

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great, but still hoping for newer soundbanks (i have both of those; both excellent btw)...

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fisherKing wrote: Fri May 10, 2024 6:36 am great, but still hoping for newer soundbanks (i have both of those; both excellent btw)...
Wow, thank you! :D If more people by these then I will be inspired to make more! ;) Hopefully they add new features to Twin 3 as well. :tu:

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I may just have made the most awesome simple synth sound ever (kind of synth brass(ish)). It's suuuuuper playable with very nice velocity response and gentle envelopes. Or at least it is on my K2500x keybed. I'll share it here for now as a "beta" preset to get some feedback. Is it playable and nice? Or am I just imagining things?

Be sure to play with modwheel (adds resonance in a nice way!) and aftertouch (opens up filter a bit and adds some vibrato).

This will most likely go into the still unfinished factory preset addition coming at some point (probably quite a while still).

Anyhow, enjoy and give some feedback!

Gentle Giant bM (Google Drive, .zip 1kb)
"Wisdom is wisdom, regardless of the idiot who said it." -an idiot

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Do you know how come fabfilter hasnt released your last set of sounds you did for them for this synth?

rsp
sound sculptist

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It's not their fault. It's mine. It's simply not ready yet. I'm constantly tweaking and adding and mulling over tiny nuances. I'm a bit stuck to be frank. :)

I've currently fine tuned about 90 presets that are ready for release but have over 200 half-done and other misc sounds.. and some that I'm not that happy with. The problem is that I put quite a high bar for "factory sounds" making the original factory presets (well most of them anyways) as every single one of them are extremely carefully tuned to play nicely over the whole keyboard range and with really carefully thought out modwheel and aftertouch assignments.. not to mention all the green XY pads and sliders. None of those, on every single preset, was done in haste or as an after thought.

Which is why it breaks my heart to see so many youtube videos of people not even touching them or using the modwheel.. sigh..
"Wisdom is wisdom, regardless of the idiot who said it." -an idiot

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bmanic wrote: Sat May 25, 2024 5:11 pm I may just have made the most awesome simple synth sound ever (kind of synth brass(ish)). It's suuuuuper playable with very nice velocity response and gentle envelopes. Or at least it is on my K2500x keybed. I'll share it here for now as a "beta" preset to get some feedback. Is it playable and nice? Or am I just imagining things?

Be sure to play with modwheel (adds resonance in a nice way!) and aftertouch (opens up filter a bit and adds some vibrato).

This will most likely go into the still unfinished factory preset addition coming at some point (probably quite a while still).

Anyhow, enjoy and give some feedback!

Gentle Giant bM (Google Drive, .zip 1kb)
The aftertouch sounds a like a big cat's meow!

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bmanic wrote: Sat May 25, 2024 5:31 pm It's not their fault. It's mine. It's simply not ready yet. I'm constantly tweaking and adding and mulling over tiny nuances. I'm a bit stuck to be frank. :)

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Ah my bad, I thought you had turned in a set of them last year.
Thanks for the explanation.
rsp
sound sculptist

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