Keyboard Kraze has posted a roundup of the 6 Best Bass Guitar VST Plug-ins That Actually Sound Realistic for 2023. Making the top of the list is IK's MODO BASS 2, cited for having the most realistic sound with a human touch. There are other bass guitar VSTs, but only MODO BASS 2 gives your bass tracks the sound and feel of a master bassist.
Here's what Keyboard Kraze has to say:
The best bass guitar VST is going to be the instrument that sounds the most realistic when it comes to playing parts on a bass.
The MODO bass guitar plug-in 2 gives producers a plethora of options when it comes to tweaking sounds and choosing different basses. This is a great tool for serious producers.
On the Sound
The IK Multimedia MODO BASS 2 is the first plug-in that is modeled after completely realistic bass guitars. The difference here is that the sounds aren't just samples. The MODO Bass uses modal synthesis to create its sounds.
What's great is that this plug-in is an easy download and it sounds like real bass guitars. I would say this is easily one of the most realistic-sounding VSTs currently available. The modal synthesis puts it over the top as it's not just sampled sounds.
I believe this is truly one of the best bass guitar VSTs. The modal synthesis is incredible and the way it sounds is simply top-notch. Another plus is the price, compared to others.
Note: I use a keytar to play with this plug-in and I can't get enough of it!
Read the full Keyboard Kraze roundup of bass VSTs
Get started with the free version of MODO BASS 2 available HERE or dive into a great deal on the MODO MAX bundle with MODO DRUM 1.5.
MODO MAX Bundle
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