How to get this sound?

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sir_dss
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How to get this sound?

Post by sir_dss » Thu Apr 28, 2011 8:52 am

It seems pretty basic but for the life of me I cant seem to figure out what this sound is made up of...it the intro...and it does have an echo...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yURLinzgqmQ

Also on this song starting at 1:36

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ep-WKFD5o-I

Thanks!

Mint Invader
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Re: How to get this sound?

Post by Mint Invader » Thu Apr 28, 2011 4:39 pm

Not to tough for a sound. Its a sawtooth based synth with a filter envelope for the pluck sound (maybe a little color with distortion.) with a simple delay with a compressor.

Pretty cookie cutter :)
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Gregory Wells-King
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Re: How to get this sound?

Post by Gregory Wells-King » Fri Apr 29, 2011 9:44 am

also the pre delay, type sound could be a combination of Reverb with some dealy. Reverb set with a high pre dealy, and long decay (Nr Max) but with the the dry/wet set to a quarter, this gives big space sound on a send chanel, where you can further alter the dry/wet with the send mix.

I makes for sort of 'delay cloud' behind the original sound. that's the basic idea anyhow.

I love the technique, gives an ambient feel to just about any sound. but great with plucky arps.

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