What are you rediscovering?

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Amnesia94
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2 posts since 12 Jun, 2014 from United States

Post Thu Jun 12, 2014 9:50 am

I'm in a very similar situation :-)

Mostly, I want to listen to piano sounds as I'm learning it and it is very possible for me to buy a digital piano (Kawai ES100 mostly) in the near future although I really like my Oxygen 49 and sure I am going to keep it.

I'm rediscovering that simplicity in composing is an important key to get the melody/harmony done and that learning how to play well can help a lot in composing besides a good background in music theory :-)

I have little time for synths now, but I'm rediscovering Razor and Halion Sonic SE![/quote]

Simplicity is something I've rediscovered as well, in pretty much every area of producing. For me, its something to keep in mind for sound design and helps out so much!
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mcnelson
KVRian
1088 posts since 26 Mar, 2004 from UK

Re: What are you rediscovering?

Post Thu Jun 12, 2014 9:58 am

For me, Livelab DK's Liveslice. Loads of fun :)

Although I'm bummed that I bought it at version 1.45, and only received versions 1.46 and 1.47 as updates afterwards, even though it appears to have been updated to 1.50. Didn't change my email address so don't know why I never received the update?

Not like I can complain to the dev anymore either :(
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DrewDale
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669 posts since 14 Jan, 2014 from The North.

Re: What are you rediscovering?

Post Thu Jun 12, 2014 12:14 pm

My MicroKorg, My Korg Monotrons, My Roland JX305. Fun to be had. :D
:tu: All is good

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cryophonik
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5259 posts since 7 Sep, 2006 from Elk Grove, CA

Re: What are you rediscovering?

Post Thu Jun 12, 2014 12:31 pm

Blue II has me rediscovering FM synthesis. I understand the principals of FM synthesis, but I've never been very competent at designing sounds from scratch in any FM synths. I'm usually more of a preset tweaker or I take a haphazard/random approach when it comes to FM. But, I've started to really study and de-construct/reverse engineer some patches in Blue II (and FM8) to help me figure out how to get from INIT to the sound I want. Things are slowly starting to click now.

yessongs
KVRian
957 posts since 9 Feb, 2013 from dallas tx

Re: What are you rediscovering?

Post Thu Jun 12, 2014 9:15 pm

poly KB player had the cm version got the player at JR for $8.74 using coupon code "group"

I am enjoying this gem.

MisterGin
KVRer
2 posts since 23 May, 2014

Re: What are you rediscovering?

Post Fri Jun 13, 2014 11:00 am

bought a Yamaha CP4 as master keyboard...now I'm rediscovering playing Chopin after 20 years. Alterning between electronic music and classical music is...strange but refreshing

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jobromedia
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4830 posts since 10 Feb, 2006 from Stockholm, Sweden

Re: What are you rediscovering?

Post Fri Jun 13, 2014 12:56 pm

Rediscovering SynthMaker, and making some new plugins with it!
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ImNotDedYet
KVRian
703 posts since 19 Mar, 2014 from Denver, CO

Re: What are you rediscovering?

Post Fri Jun 13, 2014 1:26 pm

MisterGin wrote:bought a Yamaha CP4 as master keyboard...now I'm rediscovering playing Chopin after 20 years. Alterning between electronic music and classical music is...strange but refreshing
Chopin and Beethoven take me to my happy place. Just got a Yamaha P155 myself because my piano sucks and doesn't have a volume knob, nor does it plug into my computer or require tuning.

Slightly more complex chord progressions in Chopin. ;)

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KVRAF
4936 posts since 7 Oct, 2005

Re: What are you rediscovering?

Post Thu Nov 08, 2018 11:57 pm

I didn't want to post a new thread, so I found this one ;)

I'm rediscovering DCAM Synth Squad these days! I did like it a lot years ago, but then ... don't know, I sold it! Then few days ago I couldn't resist and bought it again :)

Now, I can say I'm truly in love with the three synths! Everything is clicking and I'm moved by the quality of the sound. I'm glad that my taste is developing towards the 80's music mostly as I think this is what I find myself in more.
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layzer
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5641 posts since 11 Jun, 2006

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Post Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:04 am

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morelia
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4208 posts since 16 May, 2002 from Brisbane , Australia

Re: What are you rediscovering?

Post Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:10 am

What am I rediscovering? Shit internet service from Australia's number 1 provider.
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faxinadu
KVRist
327 posts since 19 Oct, 2006 from Israel

Re: What are you rediscovering?

Post Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:19 am

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fallacy
KVRist
145 posts since 15 Apr, 2016 from Germany

Re: What are you rediscovering?

Post Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:28 am

Reason (just upgraded to v10) user since 1.0 - man it's so much fun!

Deisss
KVRist
56 posts since 18 Jun, 2014

Re: What are you rediscovering?

Post Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:45 am

Indeed Reason is always a ton of fun for me too :)

neverenoughfunk
KVRian
783 posts since 6 Feb, 2004

Re: What are you rediscovering?

Post Fri Nov 09, 2018 6:29 am

i have rediscovered Sonic Refills for Reason... you would be surprised how functional Refills are... most vsts are dripping in efx... but not Sonic Refills... you take the basic patch and then mold it into your own taste... Reason is a very powerful tool... it may not be for everyone but still a powerful tool...

p.s. i am a Ableton Live user...

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