nord lead softsynth?

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nord lead softsynth?

Post by the_noodlemeister » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:25 pm

Cananybody recommend a softsynth that emulates the sounds of a clavia nord lead 2 or 3? Also a mini moog?

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Re: nord lead softsynth?

Post by Ashe37 » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:59 pm

I dont know how close to a Nord Lead it is but DiscoDSP Discovery Pro is supposed to be a fair approximation and even imports Nord Lead presets.

For the minimoog, minimonsta or Minimoog V

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Re: nord lead softsynth?

Post by Hugo76 » Thu Apr 15, 2010 8:45 pm

In the user library for Native Instrument's Reaktor there are also a couple of emulations. They sound great to me, but I don't know how the resamblance to the original is.

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Re: nord lead softsynth?

Post by Solderman » Thu Apr 15, 2010 9:16 pm

Yeah the aforementioned Discovery 2 is the CPU hog emulation that sounds not quite as good as a Nord 2, and Synth1 is the Nord inspired vst that is free.

For Minimoog, I'm using Arturia's Minimoog V, and there is also GForce's Minimonsta. But there is a free emulation called MinimogueVA that has this annoying implementation of stereo dual-filters, but otherwise sounds nice. The best emulation is probably still the Creamware Minimax, which is a VA in hardware.
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Re: nord lead softsynth?

Post by balma » Thu Apr 15, 2010 11:54 pm

Isn't something named "synth1"?

If you have hear MULTIPACK tracks o the lounge section,..... that member is simple AMAZING with the synth1.

He really gives a good name to that free softsynth. I'm a big fan of his retro music.
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Re: nord lead softsynth?

Post by the_noodlemeister » Fri Apr 16, 2010 9:48 pm

great stuff, plenty to check out there. But discoDSP discovery or discovery pro best emulates the nord lead?

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Re: nord lead softsynth?

Post by stephen » Fri Apr 16, 2010 10:31 pm

Regardless of the Nord tag I think synth1 stands out as an instrument in its own right. And at that price, you can't go wrong :)
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Re: nord lead softsynth?

Post by Yoozer » Sat Apr 17, 2010 7:05 pm

Nord Rack 2's are dirt cheap. So are Micromodulars.

Both will do a more inspiring job than Discovery. Discovery gets more hi-fi with the oversampling but is not as controllable, and has a harder to hit sweet spot - IMHO (owning a Micromodular and the regular version of Discovery).
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