Convince me to buy the Neural DSP Fortin NTS

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  1. Ericjutsu

    Ericjutsu SS.org Regular

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    I want it but am on the fence on whether I should spend the money. I tried the demo already and really liked it. I want it to sound good on 8 string guitars, which I know it does. Someone just tell me to buy it so I can get my sick dopamine release. Thanks
     
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    You already have a Helix. Seems like a waste to me, but it's your money.
     
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    Ericjutsu SS.org Regular

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    you're not supposed to say that dammit! I'm trying to binge spend here.
     
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    budda Guiterrorizer Contributor

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    Then buy new music.
     
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    Meh next week there be a new more hyped vst out, and then in a month something even more hyped and by then you will feel that you are using a hopeless old plugin which is nowhere near the latest hyped vst and you will post a thread like this again.

    If you have all the money in the world, then by all means do it, but then why are you asking us for permission ?
     
  6. Ericjutsu

    Ericjutsu SS.org Regular

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    seems about right. I do not have all the money in the world but I want to buy something anyways. You guys are not helping me, you're supposed to be cheerleaders for my spending habits.
     
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    I've yet to spend money on a vst when there are so many good free options.

    Buy a nice analog pedal with that $120 instead. A boost like the Savage Drive or some delay pedal. Feel like you'll get more longevity out of it and there's resale value.
     
  8. Ericjutsu

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    okay well maybe i'll get Submission Bass instead. I could use a bass VST. That'll have way more practical purpose
     
  9. Lorcan Ward

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    I only have the Nameless Suite and haven't spent much time with it BUT I do like it more than my Axe-fx or Kemper when I had them. They knocked it out of the park with creating a sim that responds so well with hi-gain. I need to try the NTS and Plini amps.
     
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    iLok is a big nasty fuck
     
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    Idk man. Your financial situation is your business. If you have “extra fun money” then buy it. But if you have other bills/expenses then don’t. That’s not the question randoms on the forum want to answer for you.

    “Is it good?”
    “Does it do XYZ sound?”

    Those are the kinds of questions us strangers are here for. Not to parent your finances. Get enough of that at work/home.
     
  12. budda

    budda Guiterrorizer Contributor

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    I still stand by my point of "buy new music from bands" if you have money to spend and want to spend it. Sounds like you don't really need a VST, and I can assure you that some artists you like could use the help :yesway:.
     
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    I agree with this sentiment although I think buying a bands merch helps them more than buying their music doesn't it? They don't split that money with their label like they do music sales right?

    Personally I almost think it's better to illegally download an album but buy a shirt or 2 from the band because the shirts cost more than the album and the band gets a higher percentage of the profits, though I guess that hurts their album sales numbers.
     
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    Save up and buy a real Fortin instead. Even if it doesn't sound better, it'll have a better resale value.
     
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    I love this forum.
    This may be the only thread of its kind that I've seen where none--NONE!--of the replies seek to enable blind consumerism.
     
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    Also, to OP--if you haven't tried out Ignite's Emissary 2.0 yet, give it a download, and I'll be shocked if you don't get your "new thing" dopamine fix. If you love it, consider donating a few bucks to those two dudes since they release their stuff for free.
     
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  17. budda

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    Well not every band is on a label. Also remember that how much the label gets depends on the contract that was signed. Vinyl and CD's (and tapes) are all merch too. It will always go farthest when you buy direct from the band.

    Units moved matters most for first week numbers, as thats when making any kind of chart happens. After that it's obviously income, but saying you sold 500 copies in your first week will likely get you better shows and other things.

    Basically just buy everything from your favourite record stores and bands.
     
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    Nameless and NTS are both awesome
     
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    Why should I convince you TO buy something vs the other way around? Seems the decision is made if the question is as phrased in the thread title.
     

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