The French Style We All Love

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theofficialcityboy
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The French Style We All Love

Post by theofficialcityboy » Mon Jul 25, 2011 1:28 am

Hey guys,
I was wondering if anyone had any tips on how to create a hard hitting french synth.
I am looking into something similar to a deadmau5 and justice feel.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HuC2MUmQaG4

Madeon drops it pretty hard at 1:03 in
I understand that there are a ton of different sounds going, and a lot of sidechain compression which brings out that poppy feel, but I am looking for help on the main synth, and not so much the glitchy details.
I would really appreciate it If anyone has any suggestions for specific vsts or samples that I could look into.
Take care.

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Re: The French Style We All Love

Post by timothyallan » Mon Jul 25, 2011 1:12 pm

resample and chop up analog with some vibrato and distortion

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Re: The French Style We All Love

Post by MacGuffin » Mon Jul 25, 2011 2:30 pm

when I first read the title I thought this thread was in the lounge and it would be about something perverted :oops:

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Re: The French Style We All Love

Post by Khazul » Mon Jul 25, 2011 6:48 pm

I find instruments and chain selector are good for doing that kind of chopping between instruments thing - just map the chain selectotor a midi pedal and off you go.. :)

As for synths - many could do that kind of thing - what you got?
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Re: The French Style We All Love

Post by habeeb24 » Mon Jul 25, 2011 6:51 pm

I love French music a lot. It is different and good to listen to it.

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Re: The French Style We All Love

Post by beats me » Mon Jul 25, 2011 7:01 pm

MacGuffin wrote:when I first read the title I thought this thread was in the lounge and it would be about something perverted :oops:
When I read the title I thought it was something they typed out in 2006 but didn't hit submit until this past weekend.

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Re: The French Style We All Love

Post by MacGuffin » Mon Jul 25, 2011 7:35 pm

:lol:

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Re: The French Style We All Love

Post by fabrice segura » Mon Jul 25, 2011 9:59 pm

8) it's funky


for make french house.. you need to trigger the compressor with the bassdrum ...
the house must groove

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Re: The French Style We All Love

Post by timothyallan » Tue Jul 26, 2011 12:35 am

beats me wrote:
MacGuffin wrote:when I first read the title I thought this thread was in the lounge and it would be about something perverted :oops:
When I read the title I thought it was something they typed out in 2006 but didn't hit submit until this past weekend.
^ Comedy gold. If only he had put Daft Punk in the title.

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Re: The French Style We All Love

Post by chapelier fou » Tue Jul 26, 2011 8:25 am

f+ck french music
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Re: The French Style We All Love

Post by Hermanus » Tue Jul 26, 2011 4:25 pm

chapelier fou wrote:f+ck french music
:twisted: ptdr :twisted:

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Re: The French Style We All Love

Post by MacGuffin » Tue Jul 26, 2011 6:17 pm

funken wrote:
chapelier fou wrote:f+ck french music
sacré blue!

c'mon someone, recreate this classic Daft Punk synth and explain how it's done, it's a good lesson in sound design. Put your money where you mouth is, post the sound.

irony detection fail :P

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Re: The French Style We All Love

Post by drewbixcube » Wed Jul 27, 2011 6:35 am

Deadmau5 is Canadian, eh?

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Re: The French Style We All Love

Post by FrankieP » Wed Jul 27, 2011 2:01 pm

Watch out for next month's Future Music Magazine. It features Fred Falke in their "In The Studio" series. Looks like a good one.

http://youtu.be/IfkM5oMJ8Fo

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Re: The French Style We All Love

Post by Greeg » Thu Jul 28, 2011 6:14 pm

Honestly, I have no idea how it was made but if I would like to create such track I would first start looking for the "main sound" (that one which starts at 1:04 with the kick) - it's the key sound, sidechained. Probably it would sound very nice alone, sidechained just with bassline, without all these "small", "extra" sounds. If you find such big preset, sounding nice sidechained, then it's 80 % success ;)

Then just chop it, and try to find other presets, samples, fx to fill the gaps.

I know, this is pretty general but it's what I would do.
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