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modular softsynth

Post by Joey » Sun Jan 10, 2010 10:37 pm

hey guys, odd question

I'm looking for a modular soft synth, something that works in the same way as my nord modular ( a set amount of modules that can be patched any way). something that is NOT reaktor.

it has to be available in audio unit format, so...

whats out there?
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Re: modular softsynth

Post by Ashe37 » Mon Jan 11, 2010 9:28 am

Arturia Moog Modular...

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Re: modular softsynth

Post by krushing » Mon Jan 11, 2010 9:54 am

Tassman, Zebra & ACE (both more or less semimodular) and the somewhere-in-the-future Berlin Modular (of which the alpha-previewed Bazille is a part of...or something). Then you have the Bidules and Audiomulches - ie. modular environments that can kind of be used in a synthy fashion.

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Re: modular softsynth

Post by ford442 » Mon Jan 11, 2010 10:29 am

it doesn't have modules to load, but Audiorealism Semi-Modular is a nice piece of software..
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Re: modular softsynth

Post by electro funker » Mon Jan 11, 2010 11:20 am

I could use something like that too, the only thing I have found is http://www.greenoak.com/crystal/index.html, but it´s interface is not well made and the modulation matrix is really anoying to work with. So why don´t you just stick with your nord modular?

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Re: modular softsynth

Post by colmon » Mon Jan 11, 2010 2:29 pm

yeah the u-he ACE looks, um, ace:

http://www.acesynth.com/

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Re: modular softsynth

Post by Scories » Wed Jan 13, 2010 12:50 am

Tassman 4 - Vintage sounding electronic modules and physical modelling:
http://www.applied-acoustics.com/tassman/overview/

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Re: modular softsynth

Post by Byrthfood » Wed Jan 13, 2010 4:09 pm

VAZ modular
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Re: modular softsynth

Post by Belaya » Wed Jan 13, 2010 7:14 pm

Vaz is really nice with good filters, but I think it's VST and DXi only...

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Re: modular softsynth

Post by mute » Wed Jan 13, 2010 11:08 pm

TBH, macs are kind of lacking in the modular department.. they've got the standards like reaktor/max/pd and some oldies but goodies, but when you compare to whats out on the pc its not quite as abundandt (i guess thats kind of the case with everything).

On my macbook, I use EnergyXT but theres no AU version... there's also Plogue Bidule which I havent seen mentioned yet, its available as a AU but only to registered owners (75.00).

On windows pcs i've used so many modular apps/plugins (many free) that it's absurd..

Bidule sounds more in the vein of what you're looking for (when comparing to nord modular)
http://www.plogue.com/?page_id=56

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Re: modular softsynth

Post by Joey » Wed Jan 13, 2010 11:24 pm

I think zebra is what I was looking for, thanks guys
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Re: modular softsynth

Post by ford442 » Sun Jan 31, 2010 12:49 pm

i ended up buying ACE tonight.. it is a nice step into the new generation of VA software.. it may teach me a lot about modulars in general.. now i just want SHIOITOR to get ready.... :)
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Re: modular softsynth

Post by mute » Thu Feb 04, 2010 2:10 am

There's a new modular synth out as of like 2 days ago and its very much like a Nord modular layout (maybe not graphically but as far as module types goes), and a AU version is planned but it's currently only available in VSTi and Buzz plugin formats. There's a 2 week early-bird sale going on for it @ 35 pounds.. I'd take a guess @ and say the dev would let you have the AU free if you buy the VST, his updates policy is cool anyways.. might want to shoot him an email and ask as it seems to be just what you are looking for.

http://www.blokmodular.com

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