Synth1 VST is a monster! Anything similar??

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Synth1 VST is a monster! Anything similar??

Post by zhair » Wed Apr 22, 2020 9:26 am

Hey everyone, just getting started making electronic music, no hardware yet, everything is currently being made using LMMS DAW and a keyboard and mouse. I have a couple of midi controllers on order, and I will have my eyes out for used synths now. I was wondering if anyone could recommend some great free VSTs apart from Synth 1 which I feel is an absolute monster of a VST. Is there anything similar to Synth 1 out there that is as vast in the way it can be used? Looking in the realm of very cheap or free. Thanks.

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Re: Synth1 VST is a monster! Anything similar??

Post by Ashe37 » Wed Apr 22, 2020 10:22 am

the Tyrell VST from U-He

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Re: Synth1 VST is a monster! Anything similar??

Post by Big Gnome » Wed Apr 22, 2020 4:54 pm

I'll definitely second Tyrell. TAL Noisemaker is also quite good, notwithstanding the slightly awkward tabbed interface.

I'm a big fan of most of Native Instruments' stuff and would absolutely recommend looking at their free Komplete Start bundle which includes a modest selection of very nice instruments and effects.

VCV Rack, while not a VST per se, is a killer virtual modular, and it does have a "bridge" plugin for routing midi and audio to/from your DAW (kind of roundabout, but functional).

By the way, bedroomproducersblog.com is a fin resource for free and cheap audio software.
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