A hardware synth you'd reccommend?

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  1. Cat Gas

    Cat Gas Aka Basis

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    I want to try out a hardware synth. But which one would you reccomend?
    ...to be more precise, something comfortable to use (yes, I know that's complete personal preference) something good for a first time hardware synth user. Thanks :D
     
  2. RevTech

    RevTech Butthole=output transduce

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    Microkorg seems to be agreeable friendly here, I'd look into it
     
  3. ARTFX

    ARTFX www.artfx-studios.com

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    Take a virus! :D
     
  4. Robmobius

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    Depends on how much moolah ya' have to spend on it really. I've a Virus T.I. 2 and couldn't be happier with it to be honest.

    You can always get 'em second hand tho'.
     
  5. Innovine

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    If you already know how to use a synth, ie if you've been producing with softsynths already, then you should definitely check out a Virus. Maybe a Virus B or C which shouldn't break the bank and they sound really great. It's maybe not a beginners synth though
     
  6. duttymonster

    duttymonster deep in the jungle

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    i really want a Micro Korg Mini Synth w/ Vocoder.
     
  7. druu

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    Some wouldnt call it a 'proper' synth but I just bought a MeeBlip desktop module. Was only $130. Haven't received it yet but should be fun I think. Also going to order a Shruthi-1 early next year.
     
  8. H*product

    H*product Heavyweight product

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    that thing looks pretty cool.
     
  9. druu

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    Yeah there's a few of the smaller type synth modules about, Dave Smith Mopho looks and sounds really cool. The Shruthi-1 is actually going to be available in about 16hrs (limited run of kits), so definitely worth getting. Shruthi-1 has some cool waveforms like supersaws and stuff.

    http://www.mutable-instruments.net/
     
  10. Labrat

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    Depends what your after but I had a mopho and it was awesome but its monophonic. If you want mono, go analogue, for lily I've only heard good things about the virus range. I sold my mopho for a sampler. But I just got a xoxbox :)