|Originally posted by DJ Chrono |
I disagree. I own a supernova, and it only has one good string patch, and if you make your own strings they are alright, but not amzing. Pads are horrible. Bass is also alittle weak.
The supernova is great at doing synth work for the main and background melodies. It has some raging synth leads, really heavy thick sounds. It's awesome for those. Also all these little acid type sounds, little synth plucks, and hard techno noises.
YOU ARE KIDDING, RIGHT????
YOUR SUPERNOVA REVIEW COULDN'T BE FARTHER FROM TRUTH.
Dude, no offence, you must have some weird supernova. Tried re-loading your sound set? Besides, if you're only using pre-sets you are just using 1% of your synth. My lord, the fuking pads are just awe-inspiring. Jeeeezzzzusssssss! Ok, to settle it once and for all, I am on a mission to give you some phat demos of Supernova. Here's some of the people who used it as their primary:
NU NRG (used live - the main kbd)
Man, you probably didn't give it enough time or try. Then again, each has his own opinion. Supernova has the DEEEPEST bass out there... nothing rambles my walls more than SN. Try Drum'n'Bass patch.
Some killer pads:
Plated Analogue - very 80's bright pad
Heavenly Slide - fukin wikkid, yo!
Pad Sweep - as close as you can get to Jupe
Pad 4 Landing
I can go on and on and on... man, give it another listen. It just cannot be beat. Leads are screamin. Man, I hate to say it you're just so far off base.
Bottom line. If I had to choose between JP or SN, I would take SN any day.
JP has it's pluses but I would say that JP has more of a "backing" potential rather than primary.
Spacewise, JP8080 is rack-mount and takes up 6(!!!)U. Nord (rack) is same size as AV rack. BTW, Nord 3 (hate me all you want) just sounds fukin awful. I did not find a single sound I liked in it. I just couldn't bring myself to liking it. No FX, shitty patches (about 96% waste) and crappy kbd action. I personally could not love it even if it was free.
Besides, for Trance I would not say it has as much use as for Rock/Fusion/Acid Jazz/Etc. Not Trance... definitely not trance
Use your ears, make your own decisions. I will try to post some demos soon. As soon as I get my Cubase to work again.
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