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Re: New Novation Bass Station?

Postby cartesia » Mon Apr 08, 2013 5:54 pm

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Re: New Novation Bass Station?

Postby rob_lee » Mon Apr 08, 2013 5:59 pm

Can't wait to get this.. apparently available sometime in june.

Now with this being released i have a sneaky feeling that we're gonna see the reincarnation of the Supernova's etc, sort of a modern day Hypernova Keyboard would be nice indeed.

I WISH :mrgreen:

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Re: New Novation Bass Station?

Postby space6oy » Mon Apr 08, 2013 6:37 pm

anyone caught a price?
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Re: New Novation Bass Station?

Postby Walter Ego » Mon Apr 08, 2013 6:40 pm

space6oy wrote:anyone caught a price?


$499 Street (399Euro)

Pretty attractive...
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Re: New Novation Bass Station?

Postby loungedumore » Mon Apr 08, 2013 7:06 pm

Good on them for bringing it back , the original had many fans .
The the one thing that surprises me however , is that with Chris Hugget as part of the team why not go with an OSCar / twin wasp filter ? Either way looks like a capable synth with some different features to stand out from the pack . Good on them .
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Re: New Novation Bass Station?

Postby samuraipizzacat29 » Mon Apr 08, 2013 7:24 pm

2 osc +sub.
Noise
Ring modulation
Two filters, one of which is a diode ladder....
2 env
2 Lfo
Arp
Seq

I can't wait until all these synths start hitting the used market. The feature set at price point makes this sound like the most fun mono synth out. No cv/gate is a bummer though.
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Re: New Novation Bass Station?

Postby Jabberwalky » Mon Apr 08, 2013 7:28 pm

Excellent. Certainly took the minibrute concept and added more. Looks like there is selection of parameters via the keys. Not sure how I feel about that. If the sound is right, this is a killer.
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Re: New Novation Bass Station?

Postby vinyl_junkie » Mon Apr 08, 2013 7:35 pm

loungedumore wrote:Good on them for bringing it back , the original had many fans .
The the one thing that surprises me however , is that with Chris Hugget as part of the team why not go with an OSCar / twin wasp filter ? Either way looks like a capable synth with some different features to stand out from the pack . Good on them .


Agree, I've been emailing them for years (I think they blocked my email now lol) describing them a product similar to what they just released now which is a cross between the wasp and the OG Bass Station. They seem to of done it quite well though

IMO They should of done this ages ago, now they are just following trends either way though I don't care this thing looks great and I'll probs buy it.

I hope the envelopes are quick that was my only real complaint on the original one, need more snap lol.
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Re: New Novation Bass Station?

Postby loungedumore » Mon Apr 08, 2013 7:38 pm

vinyl_junkie wrote:
loungedumore wrote:Good on them for bringing it back , the original had many fans .
The the one thing that surprises me however , is that with Chris Hugget as part of the team why not go with an OSCar / twin wasp filter ? Either way looks like a capable synth with some different features to stand out from the pack . Good on them .


Agree, I've been emailing them for years (I think they blocked my email now lol) describing them a product similar to what they just released now which is a cross between the wasp and the OG Bass Station. They seem to of done it quite well though

IMO They should of done this ages ago, now they are just following trends either way though I don't care this thing looks great and I'll probs buy it.

I hope the envelopes are quick that was my only real complaint on the original one, need more snap lol.

Yes I may stand corrected as I have seen a few blurbs stating that the "classic" filter is from the wasp design .
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Re: New Novation Bass Station?

Postby megamanx » Tue Apr 09, 2013 12:31 am

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Re: New Novation Bass Station?

Postby xanadu97 » Tue Apr 09, 2013 12:34 am

It's like they fixed everything I don't like about the Minibrute! There are so many good analogs for around $500: Bass Station II, MS-20 Mini, Minibrute, Minitaur, Mopho, that new Pittsburgh Modular thing, a couple MFB synths, Vermona Mono Lancet, and these can all be bought new! I think I got into synthesizers at the perfect time, so many choices!
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Re: New Novation Bass Station?

Postby Stab Frenzy » Tue Apr 09, 2013 1:12 am

volumetrik wrote:Pretty cool, sadly no cv/gate

DCOs home slice.

Anyway I'm glad there's a synth out there now for people who want the convenience of a VA but want real authentic analogue but don't want to put up with the quirks that make analogue synths so special.
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Re: New Novation Bass Station?

Postby samuraipizzacat29 » Tue Apr 09, 2013 1:14 am

what does whether or not something has dcos have to do with cv/gate? :?
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Re: New Novation Bass Station?

Postby Stab Frenzy » Tue Apr 09, 2013 1:18 am

samuraipizzacat29 wrote:what does whether or not something has dcos have to do with cv/gate? :?

DCOs don't need CV to work, so adding CV/gate would require adding an extra converter section rather than just breaking out the CV/gate points like they can in something like the minibrute.
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Re: New Novation Bass Station?

Postby volumetrik » Tue Apr 09, 2013 1:37 am

Has it been confirmed they are DCOs?

Isn't new ms-20 also DCO and new moogs?
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