Getting your first synth is always a big and quite hard step. To help you know what you’re really getting, we’ve compiled our top 5 best synths for beginners.
Sure free synth VSTs open infinite possibilities but the DAW screen and keyboard is a big limitation that sometimes kills creativity.
Hardware synths are so inspiring—hearing an analog sound change as you play with real knobs is fun and also helpful for learning how electronic sound works.
Plus, hardware synths are much easier to use in collaborative contexts, especially if they’re portable.
But finding the perfect synth, to begin with, isn’t always easy.
Hardware synths can get expensive quickly—plus there are all kinds of confusing synth terms to wrap your head around.
Now, let’s explore the top 5 synths for you.