Just finally getting back to this link after some days....
Yes, Fark--I certainly agree with you. The mistake I make is in choosing the analog sounding patches rather than the electronic-by-nature.
It is called the uncanny valley. The closer you get to simulating a real thing the more uncanny or weird or wrong it sounds. Interesting phenomenon, I think.
I am a compulsive composer. I counted over two thousand music files of mine. That's the musical equivalent to "All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy" in the Shining:)
I've been planning to produce a CD since 1995. By the time I get a list of ones I like I've done more that I like better. It is an asymptote, I guess.
Lulu.com allows anybody to publish anything they write, create, compose or what have you. They'll manufacture it, too. No cost to the creator.
It is a wonderful site.