Free gritty analog monosynth VST

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Re: Free gritty analog monosynth VST

Post by Infiltrator » Fri Feb 03, 2012 11:04 am

@Jabberwalky

Say Hi to Shawn Rudiman from me.... ;-)

cheers, Arne

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Re: Free gritty analog monosynth VST

Post by Moped10 » Thu Feb 09, 2012 4:53 pm

great!

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Re: Free gritty analog monosynth VST

Post by Jabberwalky » Fri Feb 10, 2012 1:49 am

Infiltrator wrote:@Jabberwalky

Say Hi to Shawn Rudiman from me.... ;-)

cheers, Arne

Ok I will! haha

Glad you like it guys. It's hard to believe I made this a year ago now. I do need to make a new one. I would still like to continue with the old analog theme, but I was thinking of giving it an interesting emphasis on FM and AM modulation. We'll see how it goes.

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Re: Free gritty analog monosynth VST

Post by cgren72 » Fri Feb 10, 2012 8:16 pm

will you use synthedit again? i will have to try that sometime. lol your bug is really distracting, but its a good touch. but anyway, what is am modulation like? is it just like volume swells within the osc? i really havent studied that much. i will be glad to try it out when your finished

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Re: Free gritty analog monosynth VST

Post by Jabberwalky » Sat Feb 11, 2012 7:52 pm

Yeah plan on using synthedit still. The plan is something even more immediate than LoSynth. Perhaps less features, but some other features that are hardwired for instant gratification. Yes, AM amplitude modulation, but that might not work the way I'm thinking it will. We'll see.

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Re: Free gritty analog monosynth VST

Post by Mr. DiSco » Sun Feb 12, 2012 6:57 pm

Is it complicated to have it in a Mac AU version?

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Re: Free gritty analog monosynth VST

Post by Jabberwalky » Sun Feb 12, 2012 7:19 pm

Yea, unfortunately with synthedit the only way to run it is with Window PC.

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Re: Free gritty analog monosynth VST

Post by Mr. DiSco » Sun Feb 12, 2012 7:56 pm

Everytime I see this thread come up I get the feeling I should check out LoSynth and then I find out there's no version for me sadly.

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Re: Free gritty analog monosynth VST

Post by Jabberwalky » Sun Feb 12, 2012 11:30 pm

I have had tons of inquiries about Mac/AU availability, but synthedit has almost no support. There is software called Sonicbooth with can create Mac vsts, but I would need a mac, and time to reprogram and design the entire interface. There is another alternative being Max/MSP, but I haven't looked into it.

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Re: Free gritty analog monosynth VST

Post by Jabberwalky » Thu Jan 03, 2013 1:16 am

Digging this thread up because I've been meaning to create a new update for LoSynth, or perhaps just leave it as is and create a new stand alone monosynth VST. All I ask is if some of you guys could give it a whirl. Just throw it into something you already have going. How does the workflow feel, how quickly can you get sounds you're looking for? Does it get nasty enough for you? Does it have unique features that stand out, that I should emphasize in the upcoming versions?

http://losynths.blogspot.com/2011/02/lo ... h-vst.html

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Re: Free gritty analog monosynth VST

Post by Jabberwalky » Tue Feb 26, 2013 11:11 pm

I'm really needing some feedback here...

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Re: Free gritty analog monosynth VST

Post by Infinity Curve » Wed Feb 27, 2013 3:57 pm

Sorry dude!! Grabbed this months ago and completely forgot about it until I saw this again. Had a mess with it last night in a 80's synthpop type song I've been messing with.

First off, love the interface; both useability and aesthetically.

I was easily able to dial in Moog-y type leads and basses, and got some very Juno like sounds(with a bit of chorus and high pass on top).

One thing I did notice, and I'm not sure if it was intentional or not, but is it just me, or are the oscillators 'noisy', especially the saw. I found on the release phase especially, I was hearing noise, which was odd for a soft synth.

I think an updated version would be great. Maybe add a high pass filter(or multi-mode with ability to use more than one in line) syncable everything(LFO's, PWM, etc.), ring mod?

I plan to mess further this evening, and hopefully finish up the track enough to bother uploading it. Migh tjust start something new and try and use this for most of the parts. We shall see.

I do like the sound of this though, really nice work.

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Re: Free gritty analog monosynth VST

Post by Jabberwalky » Thu Feb 28, 2013 2:27 am

Cool, thanks for checking it out Cody! I really like the idea of having 2 multi mode filters ala the Cs-15. I will definitely try to implement those. The noise you're hearing is actually intentional to give it a more vintage quality, but I've never been able to get the level just right, and might scrap the idea completely. I'm glad you like the interface and aesthetic. I definitely spent the most time designing those aspects. I was toying with the idea to make the lfos syncable. That is certainly doable, and I'm surprised that I didn't implement something I use so often in music myself!

Ring mod is difficult and I did try to get that routed correctly, but it just sounded very digital if that makes sense. I was thinking of removing the sync, since that is mostly a one trick pony, and added an amplitude modulation. I'm also trying to figure out a way to make the oscillator waveforms modulatable. Something along the lines of the Moog Voyager. Thanks again for checking it out, and you should post your tune in this thread when it's done!

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Re: Free gritty analog monosynth VST

Post by guerra_intima » Mon Apr 15, 2013 6:03 am

this is good man, anything that is free is really appreciated.

other types of filter would be a good idea, and using WAVs as oscillators as said before would be killer (altough it sounds hard to program)

also, it would be great to have LFO's assignable to any other part. I'm kind of a newbie but if you wanted to make a gritty harsh synth, you really got it! congratulations, keep on with free software, it truly has the spirit and we need it!

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Re: Free gritty analog monosynth VST

Post by Joshy » Thu Apr 18, 2013 7:17 am

Hey I went to try this out, but when I load up the VST I get this error message
Can't load SE Plugin: The specified module could not be found. \file path\PatchMemory.sem
Do I need SynthEdit for the plugin, or..?

Thanks!


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