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Re: AlexB - Vintage Sinth Filters

Post by david1103 » Thu Aug 02, 2012 12:24 pm

looks interesting!!

alex, are these sampled native at 44.1 and 96 or resampled down to 44.1 by something like SoX SRC?

i must say all previous nebula sweeping analogue filters have sucked. if you looked at them in a analyser the response has deformed all over the place as you swept around. can anyone confirm these don't do that?

i would love to try the pre-amps on top of the DIVA emulations to see if it takes them to the next level :)

please more demos and feedback... having the demo stepped was a funny move as most people will want to try them sweeping... that's what analogue fun is all about :D i look forward to checking out the stepped demo anyway when i return to my music pc.

**EDIT i went ahead and bought the moog filter anyway. been playing with it a while and i changed my mind, i would REALLY like a stepped version of it with all the frequencies! Not digging the sweeping sound, but great for fixed frequency use.

how come the pre-amp makes everything louder? it makes it impossible to compare the results of it on and off. was that a mistake or is there a reason it has to boost the volume?

best use so far is with overdriving the actual filter (not preamp). you can get MUCH more distortion here. Its all there in the free demo of the moog filter, just turn the drive all the way up on a bass line with the filter freq as far up as possible.. wow :)

big request going out for a version of the program file that is stepped! :D

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Re: AlexB - Vintage Sinth Filters

Post by AlexB » Thu Aug 02, 2012 9:27 pm

david1103 wrote: ...
how come the pre-amp makes everything louder? it makes it impossible to compare the results of it on and off. was that a mistake or is there a reason it has to boost the volume?
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No, probably you enter with too high level. The line amp is fantastic to give reality and analog vibe at any VSTi.
It is at unity gain with 0dBVU at -18dBfs as usual and it reacts dynamically at the input signal, as user manual says. The filter in Nebula is not dynamic so you can't overdrive it, you can use the "drive" to add fake hamonics but it wouldn't be the same like in the hardware.
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Re: AlexB - Vintage Sinth Filters

Post by Henry Olonga » Thu Aug 16, 2012 11:02 am

Nice one Alex.

Buying this right now. One can never have run out of filter thingys.

Great release and variety.

Best wishes

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Re: AlexB - Vintage Sinth Filters

Post by CoolColJ » Fri Sep 07, 2012 3:09 pm

I bought the whole package recently. I own some real analog synths and used to have a MiniMoog.

I mostly got them to run some softsynths and digitals through them for the colour and tone. Also make my Alesis Andromeda (a real analog) even more MiniMoog like, even if it does have chip versions of the Moog Modular oscillators, filters and signal path :)

edit - I had to change the output levels of the line amp programs - too loud!
And resave them.

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One thing AlexB - I dug into the Nebula menus and it seems to have envelope followers, LFOs, and envelopes so how do I use them to modulate the cutoff of these filter programs?
Nothing seems obvious in Nebula - I tried but can't make head or tail of anything here.... :?

If the envelope follower in Nebula works as I expect it to - it would be like a wah or dedicated hardware filter box, reacting to the signal level, and controlling the filter cutoff from it. Just the thing to smooth out the top end of softsynths in a dynamic fashion

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Re: AlexB - Vintage Sinth Filters

Post by javahut » Wed Oct 10, 2012 4:24 am

Anyone have any idea what synth exactly the TSY filters are based on? Just curious. Thanks.
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Re: AlexB - Vintage Sinth Filters

Post by CoolColJ » Wed Oct 10, 2012 5:26 am

Minimoog, Korg MS20 and another synth

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Re: AlexB - Vintage Sinth Filters

Post by javahut » Wed Oct 10, 2012 12:57 pm

I knew the Korg and the MiniMoog. I'm just curious what the "other synth" is. Is it a one off custom synth that there's only one of? Or is it a particular obscure original old synth that's been rebuilt but was available as a product at some point? Or is it a new synth that's built to an original vintage spec?

If it's not a one off total custom, I'm just curious exactly which synth it is. If there's a hidden reference to it in the name or description, I'm not hip enough with vintage synths to know what it is or figure it out.

Is it some type of old Therimin filters? Supposed to be tubes, so I don't guess it's a Yamaha SY synth?

Just curious if anyone knew. Doesn't really make a difference.
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Re: AlexB - Vintage Sinth Filters

Post by jpchartrand » Wed Oct 10, 2012 3:27 pm

I still can't get over how good the Korg filter sounds.

It's by far my favorite 3rd party library purchase so far.

Alex please make more synth stuff!!

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Re: AlexB - Vintage Sinth Filters

Post by javahut » Wed Oct 10, 2012 3:53 pm

jpchartrand wrote:I still can't get over how good the Korg filter sounds.

It's by far my favorite 3rd party library purchase so far.

Alex please make more synth stuff!!
Your description of the Korg filters is what made me buy this :D . That, and some recent Cupwise filters I got that were so friggin' cool, I couldn't help but try to get my hands on some more cool filters for Nebula.
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Re: AlexB - Vintage Sinth Filters

Post by jpchartrand » Wed Oct 10, 2012 4:59 pm

javahut wrote:
jpchartrand wrote:I still can't get over how good the Korg filter sounds.

It's by far my favorite 3rd party library purchase so far.

Alex please make more synth stuff!!
Your description of the Korg filters is what made me buy this :D . That, and some recent Cupwise filters I got that were so friggin' cool, I couldn't help but try to get my hands on some more cool filters for Nebula.
hehe I'm sure you don't regret it :) Which cupwise filters if I may ask?

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Re: AlexB - Vintage Sinth Filters

Post by javahut » Wed Oct 10, 2012 5:19 pm

jpchartrand wrote:hehe I'm sure you don't regret it :) Which cupwise filters if I may ask?
Frequency Tweakers A & B sets. What little I've tried of them I really like. Can't compare it to this VSF set, as I haven't had a chance to use this one yet. Really haven't checked out the FreqTweakers as much as I want yet either. I think they're probably two totally different "colors", so don't really need comparison.


And now I see Cupwise just released his B set of Rayphlex. Now I gotta go get that and check it out. :roll:


I'm a Nebula addict for sure now. I finally have a need (excuse) to upgrade my i7-960 to some version of the latest "super" PC :ugeek: .
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Re: AlexB - Vintage Sinth Filters

Post by jpchartrand » Thu Oct 11, 2012 3:57 pm

javahut wrote:
jpchartrand wrote:hehe I'm sure you don't regret it :) Which cupwise filters if I may ask?
Frequency Tweakers A & B sets. What little I've tried of them I really like. Can't compare it to this VSF set, as I haven't had a chance to use this one yet. Really haven't checked out the FreqTweakers as much as I want yet either. I think they're probably two totally different "colors", so don't really need comparison.


And now I see Cupwise just released his B set of Rayphlex. Now I gotta go get that and check it out. :roll:


I'm a Nebula addict for sure now. I finally have a need (excuse) to upgrade my i7-960 to some version of the latest "super" PC :ugeek: .
Man I'm so addicted to Nebula now it's not even funny...I figure by the end of 2012 I'll have bought all freakin' 3rd party libraries :|

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Re: AlexB - Vintage Sinth Filters

Post by CoolColJ » Wed Oct 17, 2012 1:43 am

Does anyone know how to assign the internal LFOs to the cutoff of these filter programs?

I have the LFO setup, but where in Nebula do you assign them?! :?

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Re: AlexB - Vintage Sinth Filters

Post by CoolColJ » Wed Oct 17, 2012 2:36 am

I filtered a Roland Jupiter 8 line I recorded a while back with the "The Drop", modelled Korg MS20 filter VST plugin

http://205.196.120.201/yrya3v0dvvig/dvv ... heDrop.mp3

Then I ran it through the Nebula VSF Korg MS20 Line amp program - saturation left at 0 - hmmm creamier, fatter and warmer 8-)

http://199.91.152.80/fgfav4kdbmag/kmc7n ... Nebula.mp3

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Re: AlexB - Vintage Sinth Filters

Post by jpchartrand » Wed Oct 17, 2012 4:25 pm

I said it before and I'll say it again...the Korg filter from AlexB is my favorite Nebula so far.

Have you bought the other filters? Any feedback/comparisons?

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