DSI Evolver (desktop) Question

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DSI Evolver (desktop) Question

Post by Gregor Samsa » Thu Dec 25, 2008 5:24 pm

I like the overall sound of this synth from what I've heard (pretty beefy sound it seems), but all I ever see people doing with it are arpeggiated spacey lines and assorted weirdness. Does it do good leads and basses, or is it just a bizzarre atmospheric synth? From what I am hearing pads seem out of the question? I've got some synths already that do assorted weirdness, so I don't want to duplicate.
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Re: DSI Evolver (desktop) Question

Post by aredj » Thu Dec 25, 2008 6:33 pm

The devo is after all, a subtractive synth... with tonnes of mods

Which means you can be as simple or as complicated as you feel...Straight up basses and leads are quite do-able

I've heard alot of people here say they love it for pads... I personally like to make pads on poly machines...

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Re: DSI Evolver (desktop) Question

Post by tallowwaters » Thu Dec 25, 2008 7:05 pm

Gregor Samsa wrote:I like the overall sound of this synth from what I've heard (pretty beefy sound it seems), but all I ever see people doing with it are arpeggiated spacey lines and assorted weirdness. Does it do good leads and basses, or is it just a bizzarre atmospheric synth? From what I am hearing pads seem out of the question? I've got some synths already that do assorted weirdness, so I don't want to duplicate.
The evolver's brand of cutting lead weirdness will perfectly complement the twinkly organic weirdness of your fizmo.
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Re: DSI Evolver (desktop) Question

Post by Gregor Samsa » Thu Dec 25, 2008 7:51 pm

perfect! Thanks, guys.
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Post by crystalmsc » Fri Dec 26, 2008 4:52 am

Gregor Samsa wrote:Does it do good leads and basses
Yes, mainly the hybrid one which mostly hard to emulate precisely on other synth. But it would also do some nice analog bass and lead as well, even the mopho seems to be nicer on that.
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Post by tallowwaters » Fri Dec 26, 2008 8:26 pm

crystalmsc wrote:
Gregor Samsa wrote:Does it do good leads and basses
Yes, mainly the hybrid one which mostly hard to emulate precisely on other synth. But it would also do some nice analog bass and lead as well, even the mopho seems to be nicer on that.
Do tell, what experience are you basing this on? Internet demos or the fact that it is yellow? :roll:
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Re: DSI Evolver (desktop) Question

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Post by crystalmsc » Sat Dec 27, 2008 8:29 am

Did you read the words "seems to be". Read better first before asking. I didn't have to f**k own all the analog s**t made mainly for that by DSI that I feel could be better than something analog with a digital path that I own, just for a very logical personal opinion.
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Re: DSI Evolver (desktop) Question

Post by small blue dot » Sun Dec 28, 2008 3:09 am

The evolver is great at doing atmospheric stuff and you got to love the sequencer. When programming it I had a tendency to go weird. I mean there is just so much modulation capability and the effects and sequencer just make it a "kid in a candy store" synth. However it can do bass and leads. I think the mopho has a deeper and more cutting sound (and the sub gens) and thus is better at bass and leads but it obviously lacks the digital side and the effects of the evolver. I guess what I'm saying is that if you're mainly after bass and leads go for a mopho or little phatty. If you want a great atmospheric to crazy experimental synth that can do suitable bass and interesting leads get the evolver but that's just my opinion.

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Post by clubbedtodeath » Sun Dec 28, 2008 5:02 am

crystalmsc wrote:Did you read the words "seems to be". Read better first before asking.
Give it a break, chump.

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Offering 'Advice' - don't advise on instruments that you haven't owned, or used to some extent.
Many people come to VSE for advice when considering a purchase: they don't need bad advice. You might be trying to be helpful, but bad advice could result in someone buying the wrong instrument -- and wasting their money.
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Post by crystalmsc » Sun Dec 28, 2008 5:20 am

Well, I'm actually not offering, but if it sounds like that, OK..fine. Happy New Year.
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Post by tallowwaters » Sun Dec 28, 2008 9:57 am

crystalmsc wrote:Did you read the words "seems to be". Read better first before asking. I didn't have to f**k own all the analog s**t made mainly for that by DSI that I feel could be better than something analog with a digital path that I own, just for a very logical personal opinion.
Okay dipshit, put a sig under your name that says "please accept my opinion as invalid"
Of course, you poor a*s linguistic skills already serve that purpose, I suppose.

Don't worry. It only seems like I am being an overbearing dickhead right now. :roll:
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Post by crystalmsc » Sun Dec 28, 2008 11:18 am

tallowwaters wrote:I am being an overbearing dickhead
Yes you are and watch that sharp tongue wise a*s.
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Post by Huppo » Sun Dec 28, 2008 4:03 pm

crystalmsc wrote:Did you read the words "seems to be". Read better first before asking.
Before you start lecturing people about how to understand what you say, learn to say it clearly.
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Re: DSI Evolver (desktop) Question

Post by clueless » Sun Dec 28, 2008 4:42 pm

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