Some are based on classic analog drum machines from yesteryear, some are articulately-modeled samples of acoustic drums crafted in the finest recording studios. And some are entirely new plugins created specifically for digital audio.
Here are some of the best VST drum plugins and why they might be the perfect choice for you.
.. It has a sonic quality that really cuts through the mix and is a true mid-range synth machine with a high quality tonal sheen that gives it a unique flavour of its own. Sounding unlike any other synth, good feature set, slew of tonally matched FX and reams of available synth presets appear has endured over 9 years and shows no signs of giving up any time soon.
So from a synthesiser we want the ability to sound analogue, but also there's the occasion need for digital for those classic silky bells. We need soft attacks and a rich and full sound. Additional effects are a bonus with a particular lust for rich tonal chorus types.
Who'd have thought it? That in 2022 there'd be a near infinite amount of Vintage Synth VSTs designed and developed entirely in software that so closely match the sound of the original hardware synths you'd be hard pushed to win a back to back blind test in the sound stakes on some of these.
It's easy to find the synths everyone's talking about but what about the rest? There's a lot of hidden gems available out there that for one reason or another remain in the shadows of the more popular names or only find friends in particular musical circles.
.. Some iOS apps are great to have if you already own an iPad. And some are worth buying an iPad for. Moog’s Model 15 Modular Synthesizer is firmly in the latter category. (We should note that it’s also available for the iPhone but the smaller screen may reduce enjoyment.) ..