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Sound Recipes #3: Future House Bass (Free Download)

Sound Recipes #3: Future House Bass   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKnVMKsbp2U   You can check out previous Sound Recipes HERE   This type of sound uses Frequency Modulation (FM) to get a plucky metallic sound.   We will use 3 layers inside an Instrument Rack: Low Mid wide FM Bass Mid-High Distorted FM Bass Sub Layer We’ll be using Operator exclusively to create all the layers of the sound Low Mid wide FM Bass By default, Operator function as an FM synth which is exactly what we want. Meaning that only Oscillator A is audible. Oscillators B, C & D do not output any sound but rather alter the sound with Frequency Modulation. It is common to use Sine waves for FM synthesis and we’ll stick with those. Turn up OSC B volume until you hear the sound change.   Now you can adjust the Envelope to be shorter to give us that pluck character. Turn …

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Sound Recipes #2 – Trap Horns

Sound Recipes #2 – Trap Horns   su_youtube_advanced url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=55DLE_4KBBs” showinfo=”no” rel=”no” modestbranding=”yes” https=”yes”su_video url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fjb4U-cUGSE”/su_youtube_advanced   In this video we check out how to take the Orchestral Brass Live Pack (free download for Ableton Suite users) and process it using only Live’s built-in devices and Free plugins. The Plugins Softube – Saturation Knob The free plug-in Saturation Knob is a modeled output distortion that can be used anywhere you need some grit. Use it to fatten up bass lines, add some harmonics and shimmer to vocals, or simply destroy your drum loop.       Nomad Factory – Bus Driver Bus Driver is an optical compressor that provides a wide range of compression effects, reminiscent of the best vintage compressors made in the ‘60s. Nomad Factory designed an Output Stage Soft-Clipping to eliminate digital clipping at any output level and produce a smoother distortion characteristic. This feature is in addition to …

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