Is the default midi piano sound close enough to the real piano?

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Is the default midi piano sound close enough to the real piano?

Post by Musicmatters » Wed Jul 03, 2019 5:51 am

Right now in really into playing free improvisation and avant garde music using piano, and I want to record the pieces inside sunvox.

I really love the sound of the default midi piano that's automatically assigned to midi tracks when imported in sunvox, cause I find it alot better than the other piano samples that come with sunvox and the ones online.

I noticed that there's a real cool and interesting sound to it that is fun for me to play with.
But I would like to know is the sound realistic enough compared to the real piano so I can continue to play the same if I use a real piano?
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Re: Is the default midi piano sound close enough to the real piano?

Post by NightRadio » Fri Jul 05, 2019 9:34 am

I really love the sound of the default midi piano that's automatically assigned to midi tracks when imported in sunvox, cause I find it alot better than the other piano samples that come with sunvox and the ones online.
Do you mean the sine wave Analog Generator?

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Re: Is the default midi piano sound close enough to the real piano?

Post by Musicmatters » Sun Jul 07, 2019 3:52 am

Thanks for your reply. I guess that would be it. But on second inspection, I'm finding that the other sunvox pianos actually do sound better and more realistic. The earbuds I was using must have made me hear differently.

Also I would like to know how does the filter effect work? I was connecting it to a sampler to see if I could do some crazy stuff with vocals, but it doesn't appear to be doing anything different than the sampler would by itself. How should it be connected?

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Post by NightRadio » Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:43 pm

Also I would like to know how does the filter effect work?
Probably you should read something about filters in general :)
Like this:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Audio_filter
https://www.synapticsound.com/audio-signal-filtering/

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Re: Is the default midi piano sound close enough to the real piano?

Post by Musicmatters » Mon Jul 08, 2019 6:28 am

Ok I read it and have a better understanding now. So what module would be best suited for what I'm trying to do then?

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Re: Is the default midi piano sound close enough to the real piano?

Post by NightRadio » Mon Jul 08, 2019 8:49 am

So what module would be best suited for what I'm trying to do then?
What are you trying to do?
Try different modules, especially the modules from this folder: sunvox/effects

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Re: Is the default midi piano sound close enough to the real piano?

Post by Musicmatters » Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:12 am

Thank you, they do exactly what I need. :) I will like to add that the most important feature that sunvox is missing is the overdub feature or cycle recording mode like other daws. That feature allows for faster music production and a more fun experience because it creates opportunities for improvisation. Is there currently an alternative way for sunvox to do something close to this? Or will we have to wait for it in a future update?

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Post by NightRadio » Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:34 am

in a future updates :)

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Re: Is the default midi piano sound close enough to the real piano?

Post by Musicmatters » Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:56 am

Do you have any advice on getting the highest quality and professional vocal sound through the sampler? I'm using a zaxsound external mic to record on android. Here's a link to it below:

https://www.amazon.com/ZaxSound-Profess ... 6379&psc=1

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Re: Is the default midi piano sound close enough to the real piano?

Post by theorize » Sat Jul 20, 2019 10:41 am

Heres a thought, you could load a filter into the sampler if you want to do a specific filter sweep on a vocal sample, but if you want to automate it then you should use a separate module

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