what is the best synthesizer from the 2000's (2000-2010) ?

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Re: what is the best synthesizer from the 2000's (2000-2010) ?

Post by mome rath » Sun Oct 25, 2009 6:27 am

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Re: what is the best synthesizer from the 2000's (2000-2010) ?

Post by loungedumore » Sun Oct 25, 2009 7:10 am

I'm using "best" in an humanitarian sense ... not that I don't love them both !

In hardware my vote goes to the DSI MoPho/TETR4 feature rich analog synthesizers almost any musician can afford .

In software Reactor 3 (and up) : this was a game changer in the world of native dsp based synthesis
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Re: what is the best synthesizer from the 2000's (2000-2010) ?

Post by DeFex » Sun Oct 25, 2009 7:14 am

Hybrid88 wrote:How about;

Analog Poly - Alesis A6 Andromeda (& Sunsyn)

Analog Mono - Moog Voyager

Analog Modular - MacBeth M5

Digital Hardware - Roland V-Synth

Digital Software - NI Reaktor 5


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Re: what is the best synthesizer from the 2000's (2000-2010) ?

Post by Zamise » Sun Oct 25, 2009 8:52 am

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Re: what is the best synthesizer from the 2000's (2000-2010) ?

Post by space6oy » Mon Oct 26, 2009 4:19 pm

mome rath wrote:evolver / virus TI
when did the x0xb0x come into existence?
edit: wouldn't be my nomination, just curious.
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Re: what is the best synthesizer from the 2000's (2000-2010) ?

Post by tallowwaters » Mon Oct 26, 2009 4:36 pm

Let me sum up the rest of the posts in this thread for you real quick:

Best synth of the 00s? Something the poster owns, which may be in direct opposition or right on par with your decision, the determining factor being whether you own (or want to own) that same synth as well.

As a matter of fact, I am willing to bet this factoid will ring true on most any thread that deals with subjective terms like "best" or "worst"
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Re: what is the best synthesizer from the 2000's (2000-2010) ?

Post by balma » Mon Oct 26, 2009 5:09 pm

I said Andromeda and I don't have one, and I refused to accept the statement that the V synth is the best one and I owe one.

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Re: what is the best synthesizer from the 2000's (2000-2010) ?

Post by mome rath » Mon Oct 26, 2009 8:29 pm

space6oy wrote:
mome rath wrote:evolver / virus TI
when did the x0xb0x come into existence?
edit: wouldn't be my nomination, just curious.
2005 ?
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Re: what is the best synthesizer from the 2000's (2000-2010) ?

Post by space6oy » Mon Oct 26, 2009 8:41 pm

wow, not long at all. that's cool.

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Re: what is the best synthesizer from the 2000's (2000-2010) ?

Post by plikestechno » Mon Oct 26, 2009 9:10 pm

Strongly disagree with the Macbeth on the modular front. There've been many strong develpments in that field from many others in the 00s. Modcan, Cynthia, Cwejman...
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Re: what is the best synthesizer from the 2000's (2000-2010) ?

Post by kuroichi » Mon Oct 26, 2009 9:18 pm

To be honest I imagine in a few years, the magazines etc will be more likely to deem the best synth as something like the microkorg....
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Re: what is the best synthesizer from the 2000's (2000-2010) ?

Post by Stab Frenzy » Tue Oct 27, 2009 1:24 am

kuroichi wrote:To be honest I imagine in a few years, the magazines etc will be more likely to deem the best synth as something like the microkorg....
Well as far as making synths accessible to the masses and making them popular, which has lead to more synth manufacturers being able to make more expensive and better synths, it's actually probably the most important synth of the decade by far. People who don't know any synths know the Microkorg, cause they've seen lame MoR bands like the Killers using one.

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Re: what is the best synthesizer from the 2000's (2000-2010) ?

Post by Analogue Crazy » Tue Oct 27, 2009 3:16 pm

The Andromeda gets my vote as the best Analogue Poly without a dobt. Not just because it sound increadible, it's nice to have something that isnt trying to emulate or be something else...something that does it's completely own thing.
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Re: what is the best synthesizer from the 2000's (2000-2010) ?

Post by otto » Tue Oct 27, 2009 3:55 pm

Stab Frenzy wrote:
kuroichi wrote:To be honest I imagine in a few years, the magazines etc will be more likely to deem the best synth as something like the microkorg....
Well as far as making synths accessible to the masses and making them popular, which has lead to more synth manufacturers being able to make more expensive and better synths, it's actually probably the most important synth of the decade by far. People who don't know any synths know the Microkorg, cause they've seen lame MoR bands like the Killers using one.
Actually, a lot of “professional” bands in the 2Ks (particularly the early half) employed the Microkorg/MS2000. One could easily argue that the microkorg/MS2000 is the DX7 of this decade, if not an important part of the sound of the decade. You can’t say that about the Andromeda.

Best is completely subjective and you have to decide what best means. I think this decade will be remembered most for VA’s and secondarily for the analog renaissance so far as synthesizers go.
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Re: what is the best synthesizer from the 2000's (2000-2010) ?

Post by pflosi » Tue Oct 27, 2009 4:18 pm

so how about putting together a collection of factors to decide what "best" should mean in this thread?

eg:

best bang for the buck
best features
best sound
best selling
etc

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