Instrument Quotes

Artist feedback on our instruments

Fraser T Smith

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"I use the Oddity for effects so it usually comes in at the end of the songwriting process. There's a fantastic preset called Kamikaze which I use for builds etc.

Then I use the impOSCar for some dancey stuff, MIDI sync'd arpeggiation and stuff like that."

Fraser T Smith (Craig David, Plan B, Mutya, Kano)

Darius Keeler - Minimonsta

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"I have owned a Minimoog for about 10 years, in which time it has become an important part of the Archive sound. I never had the Minimoog MIDI converted so i was more than happy when i got the Minimonsta.

My first impression was that of relief. The important thing about the Minimoog is that it is RAW, no frills and always leaves an unforgetable mark on a tune (especially the bottom end ).

The Minimonsta has definitely achieved this and a whole lot more. If you delve in to it as i have you can go to outer space, especially with the automation in logic.

There really are no limits to this software and you can really create you own sound rather than it always sounding like a Minimoog.

A must have piece of software for any progressive, electronica bands."

Darius Keeler (Archive)

Music Tech Magazine - impOSCar

"After several days with the impOSCar, it has to be proclaimed a winner. It's hard to think of another soft synth with as many features or as powerful as this for as little as £100. Definitely recommended. Produces wonderfully fat, aggressive sounds."

Music Tech Magazine

Music Mart Magazine - impOSCar

"It's powerful, really powerful and delivers faultlessly. Like it's stable mate, the Oddity, the results are outstanding and leave you with the feeling you've just eaten the best 7 course meal of your life, satisfied.

And with a retail price of around £100 it becomes about the best VST Synth classic emulation I have seen."

Music Mart Magazine

Bernard Sumner - VSM

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"I was able to use it on the first track I tried it on - impressive considering I threw-up over the original instruments back in my drinking days."

Bernard Sumner (Joy Division, New Order, Electronic)

Bruce Woolley - The Streetly Tapes M300 Leads for M-Tron Pro

With the new Mellotron 300 series, the Streetly & GForce team have taken the Melly experience to another level. The source technology had improved upon the earlier designs and these ‘Hi-Fi Sci-Fi’ sounds have been lovingly transferred from the original tapes into the digital domain - bringing a whole new clarity of vision and sonic depth. Highly recommended.

Bruce Woolley (Radio Science Orchestra, Grace Jones)

 

 

DTM Magazine Japan - impOSCar

"The sound is simply incredible! The most fun part is to achieve completely unexpected sounds by customizing the harmonics of the user waves. It's a shame that my job is to recommend good synths because I want to keep this all to myself."

Hiroshi Fujimaki (DTM Magazine Japan)

BT - impOSCar

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"As an avid collector of analog synthesizers and an equal enthusiast of modern plug-in based softsynths...I am always a little scared when a company tries to recreate not only a classic, but in this case something I own 2 of.

Let me say this, the day after I received the impOSCar, we boxed up both my beloved OSCars and put them in storage. This plug-in is nothing short of flawless. Quite simply the best softsynth I have ever heard. The filters alone are astonishing and I must say, although my pair of OSCars have mad sentimental value to me, I can't believe I can carry them around with me in Audio Units versions on the very laptop I write this on! Kick ass guys, a home run."

BT (Solo Songwriter, Composer, Producer. Credits with Madonna, NSYNC, Sarah McLachlan, Seal, Sting, and soundtracks for 'Monster' and 'The Fast And The Furious')

Luke Slater

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"Oddity, ImpOscar!!!! Absolutely right on! So far we've used the Oddity in particular on every track I've done. Thanks for being original."

Luke Slater

Celldwellor

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It's immediately evident when playing a Gforce instrument that the creators of these plugins are in love with the hardware they emulate. Great sounds coupled with extremely faithful recreations of these classics make these must-haves in your collection. - Klayton