Wobbly bass?

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Wobbly bass?

Post by DavidStars » Wed Jul 23, 2014 6:32 pm

So I'm working on a track and want to get this wobbly bass effect such as the one in this song

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=YN-stfOQtWg

Does anyone know how to achieve this? I'm still in the process of learning about oscillators, but I'm guessing that the wobble effect on the bass in the song has to do with oscilattors? Some insight would be greatly appreciated. Still sorta new to this

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Re: Wobbly bass?

Post by regretfullySaid » Wed Jul 23, 2014 6:47 pm

I'm surprised more people don't oftenly ask this.

The quickest simplest way to do it is explained in this video
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Sbc0n_0jRMQ

Your wobble example is really simple so I don't think you'll have to do much extra to get it like that
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Re: Wobbly bass?

Post by ian_halsall » Wed Jul 23, 2014 7:48 pm

a saw wave and a sine wave sub (maybe) routed through a high pass filter whose cutoff is modulated by a variable speed lfo

operator can make this easily

or practically any plugin synth out there

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Re: Wobbly bass?

Post by regretfullySaid » Wed Jul 23, 2014 8:05 pm

Side note: I just searched 'wobble' in Live and it gave some presets, so there should already be some available.
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Re: Wobbly bass?

Post by Matt_Quinn » Wed Jul 23, 2014 9:22 pm

ian_halsall wrote:a saw wave and a sine wave sub (maybe) routed through a high pass filter whose cutoff is modulated by a variable speed lfo


Low pass filter though, right?
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Re: Wobbly bass?

Post by ian_halsall » Wed Jul 23, 2014 10:55 pm

sorry man - of course - my bad - low pass natch

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Re: Wobbly bass?

Post by H20nly » Thu Jul 24, 2014 12:24 am

shadx312 wrote:I'm surprised more people don't oftenly ask this.
they did, before dubstep died.

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Re: Wobbly bass?

Post by regretfullySaid » Thu Jul 24, 2014 12:29 am

OH SUH NAP
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Re: Wobbly bass?

Post by regretfullySaid » Thu Jul 24, 2014 12:30 am

Or as my client calls it "The Squirrelex Effect" or sometimes "Skillrex bass"
anything but
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Re: Wobbly bass?

Post by memes_33 » Thu Jul 24, 2014 12:52 am

H20nly wrote:
shadx312 wrote:I'm surprised more people don't oftenly ask this.
they did, before dubstep died.
yeah this was asked like every week 5 years ago
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Re: Wobbly bass?

Post by eyeknow » Thu Jul 24, 2014 12:53 am

@shadx :lol:

@thread: I thought Every wub wub was already wubed? Like autotune (shrug)

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Re: Wobbly bass?

Post by regretfullySaid » Thu Jul 24, 2014 1:04 am

I was assuming H knew I was being sarcastic but it was a good lead-in to the dubstep-death

and actually I think that example bass is LFO'ing the amp instead of the filter, but I dunno cuz I listened to it from my ipod speaker while on the toilet
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Re: Wobbly bass?

Post by eyeknow » Thu Jul 24, 2014 2:04 am

shadx312 wrote:I was assuming H knew I was being sarcastic but it was a good lead-in to the dubstep-death

and actually I think that example bass is LFO'ing the amp instead of the filter, but I dunno cuz I listened to it from my ipod speaker while on the toilet
wub wub wub WHAT?

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Re: Wobbly bass?

Post by ian_halsall » Thu Jul 24, 2014 8:59 am

Skrillex doesn't use much of the wobble bass - wobble is more old school - the Brostep gang from the US use more of the aggressive single shot screeching/growling sounds.

LFO-> filter/amp/fm modulate source/target/pitch - you can get wobble sounds from any of these

let's not forget that people have been using wobble bass/synth sounds since electronic synths were first designed - it's not just for dubstep - you can use it anywhere

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Re: Wobbly bass?

Post by regretfullySaid » Thu Jul 24, 2014 11:50 am

Preachin to the choir mang, glad you mentioned brostep.
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