FM8 experts? Adding Vibrato?

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FM8 experts? Adding Vibrato?

Post by junqueira » Tue Sep 04, 2012 10:44 pm

Does anyone know how to add vibrato to patches? In massive, there is a 'vibrato' knob. Is there anything like this in FM8?

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Re: FM8 experts? Adding Vibrato?

Post by FatherSonAndAlcohol » Tue Sep 04, 2012 10:53 pm

I have always wondered the same thing, but I have never found a vibrato knob in FM8. I work around that by routing an LFO to the fundamental operator. It works for subtle vibrato effects, but it tends to warp the sound at higher LFO values. This actually sounds interesting sometimes. Give it a shot.

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Post by junqueira » Wed Sep 05, 2012 12:23 am

FatherSonAndAlcohol wrote:I have always wondered the same thing, but I have never found a vibrato knob in FM8. I work around that by routing an LFO to the fundamental operator. It works for subtle vibrato effects, but it tends to warp the sound at higher LFO values. This actually sounds interesting sometimes. Give it a shot.

Cheers.
I actually had the same idea, to route and LFO to the operator...but it didn't give the result I wanted...Although, I did come up with a pretty cool riser effect! (sorry for the bad quality, but I didn't mix it and I exported at lowest setting to get smallest file size)

http://soundcloud.com/jesus-christ-3/riser-fx-fm8

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Re: FM8 experts? Adding Vibrato?

Post by FatherSonAndAlcohol » Wed Sep 05, 2012 1:25 am

Yep. That is cool. I've come across some really strange sounds with FM8's LFO.

BTW.. You could try using a frequency shifter inserted after FM8. I don't really use it for vibrato but it might work.

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Re: FM8 experts? Adding Vibrato?

Post by Angstrom » Wed Sep 05, 2012 2:01 am

vibrato in FM8,
LFO1 set to 15% send to Pitch.
the Mod value will allow your modulation wheel to increase that by 20%

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the key scale on this image is a bit wrong, it will give you increasing vibrato as you go up the keyboard. Turn LFO1 key scale down to 0 for traditional constant vibrato. Likewise the vel scale, set to your taste.

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Re: FM8 experts? Adding Vibrato?

Post by sparklepuff » Wed Sep 05, 2012 2:08 am

Or just turn the "Vibrato" knob on the Easy/Morph page.

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Re: FM8 experts? Adding Vibrato?

Post by Angstrom » Wed Sep 05, 2012 2:13 am

I feel cheapened even reading about such a page. This is FM synthesis, we do it ... the most difficult way we can!

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Re: FM8 experts? Adding Vibrato?

Post by junqueira » Wed Sep 05, 2012 2:17 am

Angstrom wrote:vibrato in FM8,
LFO1 set to 15% send to Pitch.
the Mod value will allow your modulation wheel to increase that by 20%

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the key scale on this image is a bit wrong, it will give you increasing vibrato as you go up the keyboard. Turn LFO1 key scale down to 0 for traditional constant vibrato. Likewise the vel scale, set to your taste.
I will give this a go, thanks man : )

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Re: FM8 experts? Adding Vibrato?

Post by junqueira » Wed Sep 05, 2012 2:18 am

sparklepuff wrote:Or just turn the "Vibrato" knob on the Easy/Morph page.

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Sparklepuff, this is cheating...it doesn't count

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Re: FM8 experts? Adding Vibrato?

Post by sparklepuff » Wed Sep 05, 2012 2:27 am

junqueira wrote:In massive, there is a 'vibrato' knob. Is there anything like this in FM8?
pretty sure that is exactly what you asked for.
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Re: FM8 experts? Adding Vibrato?

Post by junqueira » Wed Sep 05, 2012 4:12 am

sparklepuff wrote:
junqueira wrote:In massive, there is a 'vibrato' knob. Is there anything like this in FM8?
pretty sure that is exactly what you asked for.
lighten up bro, it was a joke...thanks for the info, I don't know why we overlooked that knob


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Re: FM8 experts? Adding Vibrato?

Post by jeskola01 » Wed Sep 05, 2012 12:54 pm

sparklepuff wrote:Or just turn the "Vibrato" knob on the Easy/Morph page.

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:lol:

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Re: FM8 experts? Adding Vibrato?

Post by junqueira » Wed Sep 05, 2012 1:48 pm

jeskola01 wrote:
sparklepuff wrote:Or just turn the "Vibrato" knob on the Easy/Morph page.

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:lol:
lol

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