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A Sound Design Podcast: Nasty Modular Bass #1

btbyrd on July 03, 2010 17:29

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    My first patch using my 5U modules. Featured are the Modcan VCDO, VCO, and Oakley Diode Superladder filter (Roland). Also featured are the filters, envs, and amplifiers on the Moog Voyager, as well as a bass sound from the FutureRetro XS (bandpass filtered with high reso).

    What words would you use to describe the resulting sound? My wife's first response was "juicy." Another friend said "nasty". Either way, I think it sounds great. Going modular was everything I thought it would be!

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    • Aiyn Zahev
      Aiyn Zahev at 0.01 on February 14, 2014 04:55

      Awesome. Next - Resample it in Harmor!

    • Kama Sutra Lovers
    • Epillicus
    • earth2willi
      earth2willi at 4.49 on October 25, 2012 09:14

      What happens here? It almost sounds like the modulation folds back upon itself somehow.. it purrs.

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    • btbyrd
      btbyrd at 4.08 on June 12, 2011 03:52

      @Dark Elixir - SPACEURCHIN: I got this drum sound by making a beat using stock samples from the Maschine library and slamming them through the Stillwell Rocket VST Compressor.

    • Dark Elixir - SPACEURCHIN
      Dark Elixir - SPACEURCHIN at 4.08 on June 11, 2011 12:36

      I like the drums... please tell me how you got them to sound like that? :D

    • JohnLRice
    • cram1960
      cram1960 on August 09, 2010 22:32

      2:55 made me go "whoa".
      4:18 is just so friggin' rude. Jeezus.

    • DonSolaris
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    • zerocrossing
      zerocrossing on July 07, 2010 17:52

      Sounds fantastic, even streamed from SC. Found it on Gearslutz.... maybe you should make a video.. don't smoke though!

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    • btbyrd
      btbyrd on July 04, 2010 18:15

      @mateo murphy: Thanks!
      Whatever codec they're using must be terrible, because when I encode at 128kbps (or a low vbr) it sounds fine.

    • mateo murphy
      mateo murphy on July 04, 2010 18:13

      @btbyrd: that's because the streaming file is always 128kbps

      Nice sounds btw!

    • btbyrd
      btbyrd on July 04, 2010 13:21

      I decided it sounds like VOLTAGE.

      I'm glad you guys like it!

      Caveat: The SoundCloud streaming player introduces some weird aliasing that's not in the original file... so the download sounds MUCH better than the streaming version. That goes for all files I've listened to on SC.

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