Soft synths are perhaps the most high profile of all plugins - a playground for sound designers to show off the latest that technology has to offer.
Sure, they aren't analogue, but there are things you can in software that hardware synths just can't touch, and that's what gets so many people going.
We've seen some class acts this year from the likes of Wolfgang Palm, and the modulation possibilities in Sugar Bytes' Factory are insane. Let's not try and sway you, though: it's up to you to decide which one will come out on top, so get voting.
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