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Subject: FW: [AH] Re: was JP-8: now VA vs Analog

From: "Verschut, Ricardo" <ricardo.verschut@...>
Date: 2001-01-30

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From: Elhardt@... [mailto:Elhardt@...]
Sent: Tuesday, January 30, 2001 9:03 AM
To: analogue@...
Subject: [AH] Re: was JP-8: now VA vs Analog

controlvoltage@... writes:

>>I am biased though, I appreciate the vibrant, rich, full, lively,
colourful tones that only analog can provide...<<

So only real analog can produce vibrant, rich, full, lively, animated and
colourful tones you say. That's interesting. If you think VA synths can't
sound like the above it is usually the fault of the synthesist, not the

modularcharles@... writes:

>>A VA filtersweep, or the shading in of resonance on a modelled resonating
is to me one of the most confoundingly disappointing and almost embarassing
experiences imaginable, even on the best of them. It drives me straight up
tree. It's simply godawful.<<

Talk about exaggeration. VA is like 98% of the way there. 98% of a great
thing is still a great thing. Even if it gets to within 99.99% of analog,
there will still be statements like this. Haven't there been blind sound
tests done in the past?