Drum & Bass Soft synth for dark atmospheres

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  1. LEX86

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    Hi I'm after a soft synth that creates dark atmospheres and sounds.. Any suggestions and price is not a concern.

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Prideinyouride

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    Absynth is good for eerie textures. You can use it for granular sounds too. Otherwise I recommend the "Dark Skies" sample pack. Full of deep dark sounds.
     
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    Big up innovine.
    Messing around with time stretch , pitch , reverbs etc is a great method for getting those eerie sounds!
     
  5. June Miller

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    ^^ - great tips there!!

    Also try Synplant

    http://soniccharge.com/synplant/

    - I have been using it alot the past few months, mainly dedicated to sounddesign, strange dark sounds and also just for general fun :D The concept is very unique and it can be a technical as you like, depending on how much time you want to invest. What I mean with that is; The patches that come with it are already pretty amazing and with its plant like interface you can go crazy with branch automation. Although behind all that fun is a world of DNA synth programming which can take a few hours to get the hang off -->

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    Just go through a selection of synths, spend a few hours auditioning and pick the top 2 you like the sound of the most. Then use them consistently until you feel like you head with explode :D
     
  6. LEX86

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    Thanks everyone
     
  7. bull3tpr00f

    bull3tpr00f Active Member

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    haha this has brought me to my mind this video

    [video=youtube_share;IF2v32xCD0Y]http://youtu.be/IF2v32xCD0Y[/video]
     
  8. Caldeth

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    I think Massive is great for such pads!
     
  9. spyre

    spyre sample all the things

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    Ermagherd, forgot about paulstretch, great program (y)