Sofia Härdig Top 5
Sofia Härdig is a singer, musician, composer and producer. She is releasing her own award winning noise electronica. Also playing with members from some of Swedens best bands like: The Hellacopters, Bob Hund and the Flesh Quartet. Here are some favorites from her last two albums The Need To Destroy and Dream. By Groove mgz said to put her in the driver seat for good!
Solina.smp (Reason Factory Sound Bank / NN19 Sampler Patches / Synth and Keyboard )
Just twist the sound a bit in NN-XT, adjust freq and attack according to your taste and preferences. You will get a trashy but soft mysterious sound. I used this sound for base line on my track YEAH from the album Dream. Actually the whole track is based upon that sound. It really caught the vibe that I was looking for.
MiniMoog pulse.smp (Dirty Ol' Relics / NN19 patches )
An interesting sounding moog that I edited some compressor and phaser on and used it at the end in my song YEAH from the Album Dream. Clean and dirty at the same time. A sound that goes through the texture and stands out in a haunting and melodic way.
VNS Trem.sxt (Orkester Sound Bank / Strings / Violins (VNS))
A surprisingly beautiful viola tremolo sound that builts the atmosphere for my song Million Years from the album Dream. So simple and so special, just like I wanted it.
VK Rock Low Organ (KMS vintage keys V2 / NNXT presets)
A warm nice organ. This was also used in my song Million Years. I like organs and this one has that extra spice to it.
Grand Piano (Reason Factory Sound Bank / NN-XT Sampler Patches / Piano)
This is a really good piano sound. This sound is like a base I return to over and over. Sometimes I double it with other piano sounds, change it or tweak it for variation. But it's a really good sound just as it is. I used this sound on my last two albums The Need To Destroy and Dream.
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