Waldorf Streichfett

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Re: Waldorf Streichfett

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Re: Waldorf Streichfett

Post by Kenneth » Wed Mar 12, 2014 2:33 pm

So it is indeed digital. I am surprised at how good it sounds.
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Re: Waldorf Streichfett

Post by madmarkmagee » Wed Mar 12, 2014 2:38 pm

To much background noise to get for me get an idea of how it sounds.

+plus he said they are going to tweak it.

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Re: Waldorf Streichfett

Post by Bitexion » Wed Mar 12, 2014 3:45 pm

"Every time we played this old string machine we thought it sounded like a softporn movie, that's what inspired us to make this". Germans :D

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Re: Waldorf Streichfett

Post by salwa » Wed Mar 12, 2014 3:54 pm

And solo section is polyphonic, that's nice. From what can be heard in the video it sounds nice, but propper demo is still needed.
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Re: Waldorf Streichfett

Post by pflosi » Wed Mar 12, 2014 4:42 pm

"Streichzart bei hohem Fettgehalt" :lol:

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Re: Waldorf Streichfett

Post by chimney chop » Wed Mar 12, 2014 5:09 pm

is it just me or did the Ensemble effect seem overbearing?


i've had a few stringers and while they did suddenly add magic when activated they didn't wash out the sound to this degree.

might just be me. might just be the video sound quality. blah blah blah...

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Re: Waldorf Streichfett

Post by spookyman » Wed Mar 12, 2014 6:04 pm

The audio quality is not good in the first video (smartphone mic?).

Here is another video with better sound quality. ;)

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Re: Waldorf Streichfett

Post by pflosi » Wed Mar 12, 2014 6:37 pm

"...like an old string synthesizer, known for example is the Solina String Ensemble... Uuuuuuhm, what else was there...? Uuuuuhm, Hohner String Performer and such things..." :D

Interesting: registration parameter sweeps through the registers. LFO modulation on it as it seems.

Best question: "Ok, and the Streichfett works only with this thing [the midi keyboard] here?" [...] "Ah ok, so I can hook it up to my DAW... so virtually fatten it up again with the Streichfett..." (sic)

He guesses street price around 240 (€ I guess).

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Re: Waldorf Streichfett

Post by Bitexion » Wed Mar 12, 2014 7:32 pm

Seems they sent a totally clueless guy to that interview :D

He was probably told to remember two words, MIDI and DAW and go.

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Re: Waldorf Streichfett

Post by spookyman » Wed Mar 12, 2014 7:56 pm

:D
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Re: Waldorf Streichfett

Post by Ashe37 » Wed Mar 12, 2014 11:42 pm

So, digital, and it has a filter but no easily accessible controls?

*goes back to his drawing board*

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Re: Waldorf Streichfett

Post by meatballfulton » Thu Mar 13, 2014 12:06 am

C'mon Ashe, vintage stringers weren't exactly knob-fests either... :stop:
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Re: Waldorf Streichfett

Post by Ashe37 » Thu Mar 13, 2014 9:44 am

meatballfulton wrote:C'mon Ashe, vintage stringers weren't exactly knob-fests either... :stop:

Not looking for knob fests. Looking for a stringer I can control thru MIDI. Preferably a 1U rack. (had a discussion about this with Marc at NAMM)

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Re: Waldorf Streichfett

Post by madmarkmagee » Mon Mar 17, 2014 11:25 am

Just found this on youtube, line in demo.



Am wondering why the thing has no filter? EDIT: well kind of a filter, but no satisfying cutoff and ress knobs :lol:

A little bit of a let down thinking about it.

I can see the appeal if it could do a good arp omni (that has filter controls). That was a good sounding stringer. Would buy one but not crazy :lol: .



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