08-10-2012 01:36 PM
08-10-2012 02:49 PM
If you like the sound of Diva, go for it. It's certainly more versatile than most soft-Minimoogs, what with the different oscillator and filter configurations. Personally, though, I didn't find enough of a difference (or improvement) over Minimoog-V to justify the price.
Or, let's put this another way: Somebody tell me why I *shouldn't* shell out $179 for this and would be better served spending that on something else. (what?) DISCUSS!
08-10-2012 03:21 PM
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08-10-2012 05:38 PM
It is a great soft synth. It does not however SCREAM like an MS20. People all the time say it has those characteristics, but I have yet to find them even if some of the MS20 elements are modeled. Well worth the buy though. If I had one complaint it would be that it lacks a lot of experimental characteristics. But being what it is, it is fantastic. If you want something more weird, there's always Aalto. Beyond those two synths, I'd also recommend looking into the XILS synths and Arturia's SEM V. Those are all top notch in my book to where I don't miss hardware. As far as Diva's extreme CPU hit, I just record it with midi in the lowest quality, change the setting to divine afterwards, then freeze the track and render it like that.
covers a lot of ground from moog to MS20 and Jupiters plus it comes with a ton of great patches by the like of Howard Scarr who is easily one of the best sound designers on this planet.
08-10-2012 08:20 PM
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08-12-2012 09:14 AM
Diva is amazing. Enjoy it, Puppy! :thu:
08-12-2012 09:31 AM
08-12-2012 11:56 AM
Check out Michael Kastrup's Oldschool and Afterschool banks. Link to official patch banks here: http://www.u-he.com/cms/zebra2-patch-banks Examples of sounds from Oldschool and Afterschool banks: http://www.xsynth.com/examples.html Also, Xenos has some 80s soundsets as well: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C1iLWjMGGTI http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fd-YvpptUyQ
I'd like to hear a nice soundset that was aimed at creating emulating vintage tones and stuff..
08-12-2012 12:10 PM
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