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It goes without saying that i'd experiment with it after having found the few sounds i need to use on stage I'm open to other propositions anyway. I tried out a lot of free vst and found some good pads, ambiances etc, but i never found a good lead sound. It's always too thin, too warm, too cold, too much effect or whatever.
But if you're not going to use it's incredible pad library and ambient effects, then there are likely better choices if you want to go the software route.
09-08-2011 02:03 PM
09-08-2011 03:09 PM
That synth sound in the video (gosh, I didn't know people still played like that) is a relatively standard sync lead. IMHO, I wouldn't fuss with Omnisphere (especially live) for those kinds of sounds.
09-08-2011 09:09 PM
09-08-2011 09:13 PM
Huh? The most complex patches I have used have never taken more than 2 seconds to load. Most are under a second. Did you install your sounds on your start-up disk? If so, that could be your problem right there. Going a little overboard on the RAM isnt a bad idea either. Just trying to help....
Depending on your host machine some of the patches can take 30 seconds or more to load.
09-08-2011 09:44 PM
Jordan Rudess of DT used Omni a lot on their last album. Best symphony strings, brass and choir sounds I have ever heard. Loads of Pads as well. Synth leads sure with some work.
Hello, I play in a power-progressive-symphonic/metal band which often uses synths and orchestra sounds like rhapsody of fire, dream theatre, children of boddom or firewind. I use eastwest banks for orchestra sounds and it's quite nice, but i still couldn't get my hands on good synths sounds. Bob Katsionis, the keyboard player of firewind uses a Korg X50, so i tried it out. It sounded nice, but i really didn't like the way the keys felt. I think i'd rather invest in some good software synth and keep my master keyboard until i have more money to invest into a hardware one. From what i've read, Omnisphere seems nice, but there's no trial version for it, so i can't be sure if it will suit my needs. And i'm a guitarist anyway, i just play some keyboard solo's from time to time but i can't say i really know a thing about synthetisers, which doesn't help :facepalm: So, what should i do, get the Korg even if it's not perfect or Omnisphere ? I could wait until i get more money to invest but i really need some decent sounds for my demo's right away. Thanks in advance.
09-10-2011 07:50 PM
09-11-2011 06:57 PM
Im a charter member of that fraternity. Now that I have it, I cant imagine NOT having it.
I guess it is worth noting that it seems like just about everyone who has purchased Omnisphere thinks it rocks (including me). Many people consider it the best software instrument ever.
09-11-2011 09:27 PM
09-12-2011 08:12 AM
Yeah, I'm with everyone else. Omnisphere is fantastic. It would be fiddly live but would add some amazing sounds in the pads, choir, strings, etc. department. Would be really nice for symphonic metal. For a hard sync lead I would look at something personally (not sure what VST, personally I would use an Alesis Andromeda for hard sync leads ). However, Omnisphere *can* do that sort of lead when push comes to shove -- I even found a tutorial for a Omnisphere hard sync lead (from another song, but it should give some nice programming tips) that could be of help.
I think i might get it anyway. It's not too expensive, so if it doesn't cover all my need it'll still be time to get something else in addition.
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