[LAU] Hardware synths

Gordon JC Pearce gordonjcp at gjcp.net
Sat Dec 1 15:19:43 EST 2007

On Fri, 2007-11-30 at 18:50 -0500, lanas wrote:
> Folks,
>   OK, Linux synths are great.  And yes, if many ways they are.
> Although recently I got a M-Audio Prokeys88 and I swear the Warmpad
> sound in there does not have any equivalent in richness in what I've
> heard so far in Linux soft synths.  

I guarantee you that your M-Audio synth is in fact a softsynth, just
like my Novation Xiosynth.

>   If you do have an close-sounding Linux soft synth sound, let me know,
> I'd be very interested in hearing it.

Mmm, nekostring?  Without hearing a sample of your sound, it's hard to

>   That makes me tend to believe that hardware synths sounds are still
> leading in quality, deepness and richness.  Any other opinions ?

I prefer hardware synths for a lot of things, but not reliability ;-)


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