Novation bass station ii, analoger monosynthesizer, 25tasten anschlagempfindlich mit zuweisbaren. The sound of the bs2 is great, and features like drive and distortion allow for those dirty gnarly bass roars, while the clean sound can give you very lush, milky bass. For a first synth, i think the mininova is a great choice because youll have a lot of different sonic options to choose from, and theres lots of room to grow. Since release in 20 the novation bass station 2 becomes one of the best monophonic synthesizers. Bass station, bass station plugin, buy bass station. An shtype sub oscillator and noise generator have been added to the oscillator sections.
Bass station iis patternbased arpeggiator and step sequencer are a fun and immediate way to find new inspiration. The bass station 2 is monophonic and analog, while the mininova is virtual analog, polyphonic, has built in effects, etc. Novations original bass station was launched an incredible 20 years ago. The actual developer of the free software is novation. An sh type sub oscillator and noise generator have been added to the oscillator sections. It proved enormously popular and its worth remembering why. In no event can novation accept any liability or responsibility for. Its digital oscillators and analogue filter defined countless dance and electronic hits of the 1990s. The novation bass station ii 25key monophonic analog synthesizer is a powerful reminder of novation s legacy of synth prowess. Now a classic, its available as a software plugin that has been carefully modelled to recreate the distinctive analoguedigital character of the original. A free software librarian lets to manage your bass station iis patches. Bass station ii is an analog monosynth with a talent for bass, but a soundengine that is versatile enough to kick out sharp leads and crisp arpeggios.
Mar 21, 2015 hello, i bought a novation bass station 2 and i am trying to get it set up into ableton live 9. Genau so leicht zu bedienen, wie beim roland sh101. Now a classic, its iconic sound is available as a software plugin, carefully modelled to faithfully recreate the sounds of a monophonic, dualoscillator analogue synthesiser. Out of the box, it comes with a free download of the legendary sh101, with controls mapped to the system1s. Novation bass station 2 bass station synthesisers gak. Hello, i bought a novation bassstation 2 and i am trying to get it set up into ableton live 9. There are loads of options, any recent va will do what you want but all have boring interfaces like the alesis micron, great sound boring way to get it. I have had many mono synths, and i had about 6 of them already when i got the bass station 2, but this one still blew me away beyond expectations. Talbassline 101 is a monophonic bass synthesizer and a very accurate emulation of the popular sh 101.
The bass station 2 is lightweight but solid, with all the ins and outs you need. The novation bass station ii stands out as one the most versatile compact analog monosynths available. The synth was recorded direct with no further processing except for normalisation. Bass station ii comes loaded with 64 diverse presets designed to showcase its incredible sonic flexibility.
All of the bass station 2 parameters are visible on screen. The bass station plugin is not showing in my daw novation. Designed to add even more warmth and depth to music made on bass station ii, it also includes a helpful new librarian tool, to help users manage their patches and load their synth sound packs. But till today, there was no nice looking and perfect working editor available. The bass station plugin is shipped with the classic originals along with many more totaling 100 sounds for immediate gratification. Mar, 2016 bass station is a smooth analogue but can be all sorts, brutes are harsher but can be tamed, ms20 can do both and the res hpf is a great bonus. I will be going for that slow attack early 90s jungle bass personally. While having its own distinct sound, i find that this unit can be an incredibly close sh 101 imposter, as well as edging a little bit further into moog territory. The editor can be used as standalone and vst version for windows 3264 bit and mac osx tested with osx 10.
Novation bass station ii 25key analogue synthesizer reverb. And, for the fun, leave the application create a patch with the randomizer. Novation s new analogue monosynth is here, more than twenty years since the first time around. Plus you get a sh101 style seq and you can save the patterns. An ultracool ring mod effect and a true mixer section for balancing all these sound sources. It brings the best elements of the original bass station into a brand new design with reworked modulation, effects, filters and more. Small, light and portable, theres no mistaking the bass station 2s heritage, but. Sep 20, 2014 since release in 20 the novation bass station 2 becomes one of the best monophonic synthesizers. The bass station 2 s rear panel features a headphone socket, a mono line output and inputs for an external input and a sustain pedal all on quarterinch jack sockets. While having its own distinct sound, i find that this unit can be an incredibly close sh101 imposter, as well as edging a little bit further into moog territory. Bass station ii in action by novation published on 201219t17. Novation bass station ii 20 portable 25 keys monophonic synthesizer. Novation bass station ii analog synthesizer sweetwater.
Bass station is a smooth analogue but can be all sorts, brutes are harsher but can be tamed, ms20 can do both and the res hpf is a great bonus. The bass station 2s rear panel features a headphone socket, a mono line output and inputs for an external input and a sustain pedal all on quarterinch jack sockets. The software emulation behaves so similarly to the original hardware that patches created for the hardware version can be loaded into the software version. The bass station 2 is a compact, stylish analogue synth that has been designed to produce powerful energetic bass sounds, but that is just the tip of this analogue iceberg. The ext in port on the back of the bass station ii can be used to allow any input source microphones, keyboards, guitars, basses, etc. Designed to add even more warmth and depth to music made on bass station ii, it also includes a helpful new librarian tool, to help users. You can launch this free pc program on windows xpvista7810 32bit. The first time i saw someone create that trademark unstable sh 101 sound, i was surprised to find they were actually modulating pitch with a slow lfo. A demonstration of all the presets included with the bass station 2. The patches cover a huge sonic range from screaming leads to phatt funky basses. All the usual analoge features, 2 envelopes, 1 lfo, pw for both osc, i have the rack version so some of the controls double up with switches to access which is normal for a modern synth although it is a bit annoying when u forget which mode a dial is in and screw up your perfect envelope. Sep 25, 20 the bass station 2 is lightweight but solid, with all the ins and outs you need. Moving further to the right, we find midi io sockets, a usb port, a power switch and an input for the external power supply. Korg monologue i am debating between getting a used novation bass station or waiting for a korg monologue.
Introduced in frankfurt last spring, the bass station ii marks the return of novation to the analog world. A track heavily inspired by a songwriter from basildon. Novation bass station 2 sound to me, it is an outrage that the novation bass station 2 has remained a sleeper hit. The application contains the classicladder filter sound modeling of the 1224 db lowpass filter. Disclaimer novation has taken all possible steps to ensure that the information given here is both for usa correct and complete. Oct 01, 2015 a demonstration of all the presets included with the bass station 2. Made to produce with ableton live and your hardware, launchpad pro is our most advanced 64pad grid controller. Rd8 drums ms 101 bass through a chorus pedal crave noise percussion and sequencer blipp pro1 synth riff bass station 2. Novation bass station 2 sequence roland sh 101 sequence. Although the bs2 wasnt made to be a sh101 clone it has a roland character to it and is a cheap way to get that kind of sounds.
Originally launched in 1993, bass stations flexible dco oscillators and warm analogue signal path defined countless dance and electronic hits. Novation super bass station vintage synth explorer. The novation super bass station is an updatedupgraded version of the novation bass station rack mounted synthesizer. And i dont really know why because for all the people crying out for a modern sh 101, this is, in a way it. It was almost 20 years ago that a little known british manufacturer introduced a small analog piano, going against what. Bass station is a virtual bass synthesizer it is available as a vst plugin. Plus you get a sh 101 style seq and you can save the patterns. They are very close soundwise in some ways and different in others. Bass station plugin is only available in vst and audiounit format mac only, if youre using a daw like pro tools that does not support these plugin types, you. Novation super bass station 1997 monophonic rackmount module. Novation bass station 2 editor for mac, windows synthtopia.
The super bass station is closer to a bass station 2 than an original bass station, and has a very distinct nearsh101 flavor. The sh101 plugout software synthesizer is a complete reproduction of the. Bass station ii in action by novation novation music. Novation launched the original bass station in 1993 and it became an instant favourite. Bass station, bass station plugin, buy bass station, download. I can get a used bass station for the same price as a monologue, and was wondering if anyone here has a recommendation.
The music tech landscape was very different in 1993. Novation bass station ii ein analoger allroundsynth. These include separate adsrs for the filter and envelope. Featuring two tunable oscillators with a suboscillator, a multimode filter, and a full bevy of assignable modulators, the bass station ii makes it easy to create everything from juicy analog bass and leads to crisp arpeggios and noise sweeps. Today all versions of the novation bass station remain as popular as ever with a very strong showing on ebay, gumtree and other such sites. It is best for me to say first i am a complete beginner on the hardware side of things, and am still a novice with the software, if i need to purchase more hardware i can and will in order to get this working. The bass station is an incredible little synth that was an instant success when released.
It produces the raw sound you know from analogue devices without any effects. As the name implies, the bass station ii is primed for gutgrabbing bass sounds, employing two oscillators plus a suboscillator for foundationshaking sonics. Control your bass station 2 synthesizer from your web browser. Visit the novation website to download new artist patches to keep you inspired, and create your own sounds from scratch and save them in one of the 64 user preset slots. The sequencer lets you record your own notes, ties, rests and rhythms in real time, then store them, recall them and use them with any patch you like. I here you, but there are under the hood options with key commands, like slew etc. Lets find out if the brand was able to retain its knowhow. Now a classic, its iconic sound is available as a software plugin, carefully modelled to faithfully recreate the sounds of.
The super bass station is closer to a bass station 2 than an original bass station, and has a very distinct near sh 101 flavor. Novation update, improve, and reenergise their classic bass station recipe with the rather aptly named novation bass station 2. We based it on our classic bass station, then enhanced every. Novation is obsessed with helping electronic music makers find new ways to produce and perform new electronic music. Bass station plugin is only available in vst and audiounit format mac only, if youre using a daw like pro tools that does not support these plugin types, you will not be able to use the bass station plugin. More about the novation super bass station today all versions of the novation bass station remain as popular as ever with a very strong showing on ebay, gumtree and other such sites. Oct 17, 20 novation s original bass station was launched an incredible 20 years ago. If youre unable to see the bass station plugin in your daw, there are a number of things that may be happening. Talbassline101 is a monophonic bass synthesizer and a very accurate emulation of the popular sh 101. Its probably still more unstable than the bs2, but ive had good results emulating vintage analog sounds using the same technique. Bass station ii first listen by novation novation music. It is a monophonic analog bass synthesizer and was basically one of the first new analog synths to hit the music market since the 1980s. Its interesting that novation hasnt gone down the fashionable route of providing a software plugin to interact with the bass station ii, opting instead to keep it more old school and leave the sound design and tweaking to the hardware controls.1353 243 1037 84 116 1321 319 727 1563 644 1350 1113 1465 1468 979 1226 1003 135 1092 782 558 1180 1543 694 714 1312 1363 187 37 1149 1099 145 49 268 1404 1310 552