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Timbaland effect?

Post by blingstef » Fri Nov 21, 2008 4:48 pm

I would like to achieve the same effect used on the main synth melody you can hear in the song ''my love'' by justin timberlake and t.i. (just youtube it and you could listen to it).
Can somebody help me achieve this effect? Thank you in advance.
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Post by ollyb303 » Fri Nov 21, 2008 4:51 pm

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Post by re.mark » Fri Nov 21, 2008 5:10 pm

2 saws detuned. beatrepeat / cut volume envelope to taste add a bit of lowpass filter automation.

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Post by re.mark » Fri Nov 21, 2008 5:21 pm

Took me 5 mins (including starting ableton)
http://www.zshare.net/audio/51658118a65b65ff/

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Post by blingstef » Fri Nov 21, 2008 5:39 pm

thank you i'll try that as soon as i get home
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Post by blingstef » Sat Nov 22, 2008 2:09 am

humm... i tried but I seem not to find the perfect combination... could you maybe post all the preset somehow? or explain it to me more clearly? I don't have 2 saw, i have 10 saws. does it make a difference? and i have been messing around with beat repeat and had no luck... thanks your help
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Post by 4.33 » Sat Nov 22, 2008 9:32 am

blingstef wrote: I don't have 2 saw, i have 10 saws. does it make a difference?
YESSSS!!! TOTAL MASSACRE!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Post by blingstef » Sat Nov 22, 2008 1:22 pm

so where can i find this ''2 saws detuned"
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Post by timbreland » Sat Nov 22, 2008 9:21 pm

you can get that exact sound with the softsynth vanguard. it was probably used for that song. i think it is a preset. the gate effect is done with the built in trancegate.

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Post by re.mark » Sat Nov 22, 2008 11:42 pm

you want 2 saw waves detuned against each other.

1) load an instrument rack into a midi track
2) drag 2 'simpler's into the chain.
3) in the Live Devices column go simpler > components > spectral > and drag 'analogue saw' into both simplers in your rack.
4) detune one by about -17 (or to your taste - possible add spread too) - make sure you activate 'loop' too

thats one way to DIY with what youve got.
Or get Automat VST for free online (great lil free vst) and then on OSC 1 get up a saw wave, stack to two or three and detune.

Beat Repeat doesnt work too well without automating the gate.. but instead of that once you have a midi clip you can draw in your own volume automation (DIY gate really, but with your own pattern).

Will wack up an .als for you now......

Edit: PS - you can either add midi effect > chord and then just play one note with the right chord set, or play your own chords to taste.
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Post by re.mark » Sat Nov 22, 2008 11:43 pm

timbreland wrote:you can get that exact sound with the softsynth vanguard. it was probably used for that song. i think it is a preset. the gate effect is done with the built in trancegate.
Its more fun to create your own though isnt it :D

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Post by blingstef » Sun Nov 23, 2008 1:38 am

Thank you all for your help i will try that and let you know
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Post by blingstef » Sun Nov 23, 2008 4:12 pm

re.mark wrote:yo

Will wack up an .als for you now......
ok... when you will be done plz let me know.... I tried your tricks but the result is not satisfying at all but... i am going to continue playing with the knobs and we'll see.

also i couldn't install automat because it's for mac users and i am still on pc ( :oops:) shame on me heh? (:lol:) neither vanguard because of the same problem.
if anyone can find the windows version plz let know... right now i am done searching (going to eat :lol: )
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Post by bigbonthabeat » Mon Nov 24, 2008 3:03 am

also if you have FM 8 (a native instruments VST), you can produce that same effect using the appregiator with any sound. In the appregiator they have a feature where you can pick the pattern you want to appregiate.

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