#1
Hey guys, do you happen to know where I can get my hands on some good metal keyboard vsts ? ( preferably a free one , till I buy trilogy )

I've checked many many vsts, none of them seem to be good for my tracks.

What i m searching for is that string ensemble most gothic bands use , to play both chords and solo notes
The symphonizer
#2
the only strings i've ever found to be good enough are the east west symphony packages which aren't cheap. alot of people like sibelus and i will say that its not bad, but whenever i hear it i almost always notice it "hey they used sib for this song"
Last edited by z4twenny at Jun 26, 2011,
#3
Quote by Sympho
Hey guys, do you happen to know where I can get my hands on some good metal keyboard vsts ? ( preferably a free one , till I buy trilogy )

I've checked many many vsts, none of them seem to be good for my tracks.

What i m searching for is that string ensemble most gothic bands use , to play both chords and solo notes



Don't buy Trilogy it's outdated man. Go with Omnisphere, it's way better.


As for free keyboards, I doubt you'll find good string ensemble sounds for free if you want it to sound realistic.
#4
Do you have experience with Omnisphere ? Can someone show me a link of a sample ?


N.B : Never mind, checked it. Seems awesome, I'm Definitely getting it
The symphonizer
Last edited by Sympho at Jun 26, 2011,
#7
Why didn't you like Omnisphere ?

I checked some samples, sounds seem very realistic. Jordan Rudess's contribution is top notch.

Can you care to elaborate why didn t you like it ?
The symphonizer
#8
For the price its kinda meh. I feel like the release and sustain on a lot of the samples is odd and just kinda cuts off real quick (this can be adjusted obviously in the VSTi I imagine). I only ever use it for Pads. Most people love it though, I just find at first I loved it but the more I used it I didn't like it for the price. With that said it was one of the first "synths" I bought and I know a lot more about production now and could probably use it better, but I don't even have it installed on my production computer (which may change now I think about it).

A lot of professional producers have used it, especially for soundtracks. I believe District 9 and Avatar used it someone told me, but I don't know for sure. And a lot of people love it, I just like create my own sounds more these days and I bought it before I had the skills to utilize it correctly I should try to find the discs again and give it another spin I guess. lol

BUT I remember I found the strings kind of lacking...compared to one of my keyboards.