How to acheive a modern Dub Bass Sound

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Mattofix
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How to acheive a modern Dub Bass Sound

Post by Mattofix » Tue Nov 08, 2011 6:11 pm

How do I go about obtaining a bass sound like in this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4g7tTNmB ... re=related (0:57)

I currently am using Trillian and then messing with the EQ but it doesn't sound great.
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Re: How to acheive a modern Dub Bass Sound

Post by googoo » Tue Nov 08, 2011 6:42 pm

That sounds like an 808 kick drum for the bass.

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Re: How to acheive a modern Dub Bass Sound

Post by simpli.cissimus » Wed Nov 09, 2011 5:02 pm

...some use toms on lower keys too for Tech-House basses... :wink:
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Re: How to acheive a modern Dub Bass Sound

Post by Mattofix » Thu Nov 10, 2011 7:10 pm

Thanks guys, but I meant the bass sound, not the kick sound :roll:
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Re: How to acheive a modern Dub Bass Sound

Post by twisted-space » Thu Nov 10, 2011 8:42 pm

Have you tried using a simple sine wave maybe with some (or rather lots) of compression? Operator makes fantasic subby dub basses. Use the default patch, maybe with a very short pitch mod, like you'd use for a kick, but much shorter/faster decay.

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Re: How to acheive a modern Dub Bass Sound

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Re: How to acheive a modern Dub Bass Sound

Post by Ryanmf » Thu Nov 10, 2011 9:25 pm

1. Nice tutorial.

2. I'm pretty sure I need to put Hoy hacemos un SUB BASS on my business cards now.

3. Isn't it lovely that the Spanish verbs for "make" and "do" are the same word? There's some serious wisdom inherent in that fact.

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Re: How to acheive a modern Dub Bass Sound

Post by pepezabala » Fri Nov 11, 2011 3:16 pm

muchas gracias! and yes, here in spain they make do all the time ...

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Re: How to acheive a modern Dub Bass Sound

Post by abluesky » Fri Nov 11, 2011 3:24 pm

Mattofix wrote:Thanks guys, but I meant the bass sound, not the kick sound :roll:

they are telling you how to make bass sounds, not kick sounds. its a common technique - pitch and filter 808 kick and toms.

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Re: How to acheive a modern Dub Bass Sound

Post by 3dot... » Sat Nov 12, 2011 11:07 am

phasers and low pass filters..
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Re: How to acheive a modern Dub Bass Sound

Post by googoo » Sun Nov 13, 2011 5:07 pm

As abluesky confirmed..........808 kick for the "bass". :wink:

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