Gone are the days when it was acceptable to release a soft synth that sounded vaguely like a half‑remembered recollection of a vintage synth you once heard. They now tend to be damn good, and they’re getting better all the time. So how do you make a new one stand out from the crowd? Emulating one of the classics as accurately as possible is one way. Being the original manufacturer recreating that classic is another. But how about being the original manufacturer and recreating a synth that is itself a recreation of the most classic synth of them all? That should do it.
The Model D app is based upon the 2016 Minimoog Model D — the one with the dedicated LFO and additional modulation routings — rather than the original Minimoog, so that’s the synth against which I compared it. It was immediately apparent that the emulation is...
You are reading one of the locked subscriber-only articles from our latest 5 issues.
You've only read 10% of this article, so to continue reading...
Option 1: Buy and download this single SOS article in Adobe PDF format
- Buy this article now and immediately download the PDF file to your computer.
- Single article PDFs look identical to the printed magazine layouts (but exclude advertisements).
- Note: Some shorter articles don't always have a PDF version.
Option 2: Buy the Full Issue PDF **NEW**
- From the January 2018 edition onwards, it is possible to buy a Full Issue PDF 'replica magazine' (with adverts) for the price of a handful of single PDF articles, and instantly download it. More info...
Option 3: Buy a Digital subscription from our shopstore