$5 if you can create me this sound in an Operator preset! :)

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lolalola
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$5 if you can create me this sound in an Operator preset! :)

Post by lolalola » Sun Aug 26, 2012 4:55 pm

I have a synth sound using Hydra that I really like - see pic below. However, as much as I triy, I cannot replicate this in Operator! (I need it as an Operator preset for live purposes)
Anyone out there care to help me by making a preset for me?

http://soundcloud.com/i-i-i-i-i-i-i-i/hydra


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Re: $5 if you can create me this sound in an Operator preset! :)

Post by lolalola » Sun Aug 26, 2012 5:44 pm

funken wrote:can you post some audio samples?
Oops, sorry - here it is :

http://soundcloud.com/i-i-i-i-i-i-i-i/hydra

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Re: $5 if you can create me this sound in an Operator preset! :)

Post by FatherSonAndAlcohol » Sun Aug 26, 2012 11:18 pm

It's really not that hard.

All you need is 2 oscillators playing sine waves in a 1:1 ratio.
Adjust the level of osc B till you get that vocalish sound.

Apply a low pass filter somewhere between 1 and 3 kHz.
Set the filter envelope decay quite low to get that initial click.
Maybe apply a pitch envelope too, with the same decay value.

And apply an LFO to the filter cutoff to get that wavey effect.
Remember to deactivate the LFO -> oscillator routings, they may be on by default.

You can apply a delay after the operator, group the 2 devices and save the instrument rack as a preset.

Hope this helps.

Cheers.

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Re: $5 if you can create me this sound in an Operator preset! :)

Post by timothyallan » Sun Aug 26, 2012 11:56 pm

Or sample a couple notes and plop it in simpler. Bam.

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Re: $5 if you can create me this sound in an Operator preset! :)

Post by lolalola » Mon Aug 27, 2012 12:16 am

FatherSonAndAlcohol wrote:It's really not that hard.

All you need is 2 oscillators playing sine waves in a 1:1 ratio.
Adjust the level of osc B till you get that vocalish sound.

Apply a low pass filter somewhere between 1 and 3 kHz.
Set the filter envelope decay quite low to get that initial click.
Maybe apply a pitch envelope too, with the same decay value.

And apply an LFO to the filter cutoff to get that wavey effect.
Remember to deactivate the LFO -> oscillator routings, they may be on by default.

You can apply a delay after the operator, group the 2 devices and save the instrument rack as a preset.

Hope this helps.

Cheers.
Am too newbie-ish at Operator to understand it yet though :(
Fancy doing a preset for me..? :lol:

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Re: $5 if you can create me this sound in an Operator preset! :)

Post by phonographiq » Mon Aug 27, 2012 2:25 am

Sounds to me you're gonna be broke if you don't take the time to at least try, homie.
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Re: $5 if you can create me this sound in an Operator preset! :)

Post by Heiko » Mon Aug 27, 2012 2:49 am

Try it, just for the sake of creation.......it's fun! (and don't forget to start with osc A, then B)
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Re: $5 if you can create me this sound in an Operator preset! :)

Post by lolalola » Mon Aug 27, 2012 2:07 pm

Heiko wrote:Try it, just for the sake of creation.......it's fun! (and don't forget to start with osc A, then B)

Trying and failing, but am trying!

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Re: $5 if you can create me this sound in an Operator preset! :)

Post by chrissobo13 » Mon Aug 27, 2012 4:09 pm

You know that little help window that tells you about whatever you mouse over? It's pretty useful! :wink:

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Re: $5 if you can create me this sound in an Operator preset! :)

Post by lolalola » Mon Aug 27, 2012 5:18 pm

FatherSonAndAlcohol wrote:It's really not that hard.

All you need is 2 oscillators playing sine waves in a 1:1 ratio.
Adjust the level of osc B till you get that vocalish sound.

Apply a low pass filter somewhere between 1 and 3 kHz.
Set the filter envelope decay quite low to get that initial click.
Maybe apply a pitch envelope too, with the same decay value.

And apply an LFO to the filter cutoff to get that wavey effect.
Remember to deactivate the LFO -> oscillator routings, they may be on by default.

You can apply a delay after the operator, group the 2 devices and save the instrument rack as a preset.

Hope this helps.

Cheers.
What do you mean by 1:1 ratio in this instance? Sorry for the stupid questions!

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Re: $5 if you can create me this sound in an Operator preset! :)

Post by Jekblad » Mon Aug 27, 2012 8:24 pm

i love how he offers five bucks and no one can be bothered to do it, and prefer to teach a man to fish anyway.

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Re: $5 if you can create me this sound in an Operator preset! :)

Post by oddstep » Mon Aug 27, 2012 8:46 pm

Fishing tips :) . 1:1 ratio means the coarse tuning dials on oscillators 1 and 2 are both on the same number. At least thats how I read it.

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Post by Tone Deft » Mon Aug 27, 2012 10:31 pm

chrissobo13 wrote:You know that little help window that tells you about whatever you mouse over? It's pretty useful! :wink:
:wink:

this makes a good case for Operator being good for a noob to start with, integrated help in the DAW.

if you're not failing you're not trying.

go forth and fail!

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Re: $5 if you can create me this sound in an Operator preset! :)

Post by lolalola » Mon Aug 27, 2012 10:36 pm

Tone Deft wrote:
chrissobo13 wrote:You know that little help window that tells you about whatever you mouse over? It's pretty useful! :wink:
:wink:

this makes a good case for Operator being good for a noob to start with, integrated help in the DAW.

if you're not failing you're not trying.

go forth and fail!

$5 wouldn't be worth my time to setup a paypal account. hand me a six pack of Belgiums, that's another story.
Argh,... I'm just not getting at all the sound I want! Am trying here folks!

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Re: $5 if you can create me this sound in an Operator preset! :)

Post by FatherSonAndAlcohol » Wed Aug 29, 2012 3:03 am

lolalola wrote:
FatherSonAndAlcohol wrote:It's really not that hard.

All you need is 2 oscillators playing sine waves in a 1:1 ratio.
Adjust the level of osc B till you get that vocalish sound.

Apply a low pass filter somewhere between 1 and 3 kHz.
Set the filter envelope decay quite low to get that initial click.
Maybe apply a pitch envelope too, with the same decay value.

And apply an LFO to the filter cutoff to get that wavey effect.
Remember to deactivate the LFO -> oscillator routings, they may be on by default.

You can apply a delay after the operator, group the 2 devices and save the instrument rack as a preset.

Hope this helps.

Cheers.
What do you mean by 1:1 ratio in this instance? Sorry for the stupid questions!
oddstep is correct. Set the coarse values on osc 1 and 2 to the same value. Basically leave them both on 1 and find your note on the piano roll. If I remember correctly, I got pretty close to your sound by setting osc 2's level to around -18 dB. Keep tweaking, it will come. :)

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