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1. Totally different sound :)
2. It's quite possible that you already have a full version of Bass Station because it was freely included with some Midi Controllers etc.

Article: Phatsobrown.wordpress.com


Anonymous said...

the bass station is just a v-station with only 2 osc.

there isn't "Totally different sound".

the basses sounding always the same and flat... so why not take the v station firstly?

phatsobrown said...

Thank you for plugging the article. You are right, good to remember 'old and forgotten' synths, especially when they are as good as this one!

To Anonymous: Listen to some of the samples on the article. You will find that they are anything but flat. Try some detuning and/or Pulse Width modulation for some movement. Also, the BassStation was based on older code, while the V-Station was a software version of the more recent K-Station. As such, the V sounds more 'modern' than the B, much in the vein of workhorse Virtual Analogs, while the Station has a more raw sound.

Thank you VST Cafe and congratulations on a fantastic site!

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