Originally Posted by relic
Doesn't have to be analogue. I've owned a several digital hardware synths and liked all of them well enough. I happen to prefer analogue--but mostly because they tend to have less menu diving and have a knob-per-function as people say.
Don't you have an Analog Four??
I think the real creativity killer is loops, at least for me. Even with slicing and mangling it feels wrong and I feel dirty. Sampling hardware and making loops myself, now that's more like it. I can see how modular setups appeal to folks for that purpose.