Good Swells?

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DJ CROE
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Good Swells?

Post by DJ CROE » Thu Dec 08, 2011 4:04 am

Does anyone know anywhere to get good swells, or know any good techniques for producing massive buildups with noise/fx?

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Re: Good Swells?

Post by Saxer » Thu Dec 08, 2011 4:08 am

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Re: Good Swells?

Post by Tarekith » Thu Dec 08, 2011 4:15 am

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Re: Good Swells?

Post by DJ CROE » Thu Dec 08, 2011 5:07 am

That wave is epic! I am just wondering though, because I can't seem to get a good sound when mixing in noise swells.. any other advise besides actual water swells?

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Re: Good Swells?

Post by simmerdown » Thu Dec 08, 2011 5:08 am

what genre?

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Re: Good Swells?

Post by DJ CROE » Thu Dec 08, 2011 5:16 am

Mainly progressive house and trance.

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Re: Good Swells?

Post by Tarekith » Thu Dec 08, 2011 5:47 am

Easy tip is just to reverse a sound, and paste that before the original, then add some reverb or delay to make the transition between the reverse build up and fade out more natural.
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Re: Good Swells?

Post by DJ CROE » Thu Dec 08, 2011 7:47 am

Thanks Erik. I do that a lot now. I also use the vengeance sample packs. I'm wondering how to thicken the swells out though, so they sound wider. Great website by the way! Do you offer any bundles for full album mastering?

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Re: Good Swells?

Post by Dr. Fluffenstein » Thu Dec 08, 2011 2:00 pm

You can widen things with simple delay. Switch it to time mode, set one channel to 1 ms and the other channel anywhere between 10 and 30 ms. Make sure you set it to 100% wet and put the feedback down to 0.

I think you might find this an interesting read: http://www.lostinmusik.net/?p=1952

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Re: Good Swells?

Post by Tarekith » Thu Dec 08, 2011 3:15 pm

DJ CROE wrote:Thanks Erik. I do that a lot now. I also use the vengeance sample packs. I'm wondering how to thicken the swells out though, so they sound wider. Great website by the way! Do you offer any bundles for full album mastering?
No sorry, same price for everyone, no matter the number of tracks.
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Re: Good Swells?

Post by anybody human » Fri Dec 09, 2011 3:27 pm

Dr. Fluffenstein wrote:You can widen things with simple delay. Switch it to time mode, set one channel to 1 ms and the other channel anywhere between 10 and 30 ms. Make sure you set it to 100% wet and put the feedback down to 0.

I think you might find this an interesting read: http://www.lostinmusik.net/?p=1952
Excellent article. Anyone interested in this, plunk down the 1.50 for the live set, it's eye opening. Really cool.

Pretty sure charging by song for mastering is common practice. Works out better than an hourly rate. Don't remember seeing whole album deals, always by song from my experience.

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