Good softsynths to use for bass?

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  1. Endgame

    Endgame New Member

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    Hi,

    I've recently started producing drum and bass and need some better softsynths to get that classic menacing bass sound. Recommendations would be greatly appreciated...
     
  2. logikz

    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    synth1 is good and free. retro1 responds really well to distortion.
     
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    One with as many oscillators as possible. That gives the fatness to new hardware synths.
     
  4. sook

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    dont agree at all... i really feel anymore than 3 oscillators is a waste....unless they are slaves to another oscillator...
    two oscillators are fine as long as you are willing to process the sample outside the synth... many othe greatest and most desirable synth of all time have only 2 oscillators..
    have had the pleasure of using the rack mounted virus classic for a month or so now.... 2 oscillators... fat....
    rather then buying a new synth... get a hold
    of waveforms from some upmarket vintage synths... import the samples into your sampler ( i use kontakt 2)... layer, filter, detune, distort, compress, eq and modulate to make bass...