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artois
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synth riser

Post by artois » Sun Nov 22, 2009 11:41 pm

One small question guys, before the beat kicks in, I want to put a nice long synth riser, the problem is that even though I made a riser on the root key of my track, its still sounds like the riser is out of tune, I guess its because it start on the root note at a low scale and then it climbs all the way up on all sorts of notes (using the pitch on the mod envelope), but is there a way to make it go up smoothly as in tune to the melody? like I hear in all the pro tracks :)

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Re: synth riser

Post by tlennon » Mon Nov 23, 2009 2:38 am

Change the resolution on the envelope automation to the highest resolution (I think it is 64 or 32 note res). An alternative is to play the first note and the last note and adjust the glide on the instrument according. That way you won't need automation at all. Good luck!
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Re: synth riser

Post by michael4u » Tue Nov 24, 2009 7:23 am

Can you also please tell from where we can change the resolution. I am trying to change my system resolution from 64 to 128 but it is again setting 64 bit.

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Re: synth riser

Post by tlennon » Wed Nov 25, 2009 4:00 pm

Sorry! I didn't mean the bit resolution. I was talking about the envelope res where you change how many breakpoints while you draw the automation. Also if you hold down the Alt key while drawing you should be able to draw freehand without regard to step resolution. See chapters 18 and 19 on automation and clip envelopes for more detail.
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Re: synth riser

Post by triss » Wed Nov 25, 2009 4:36 pm

make the sound hover around the root key for a bit at the start and the end of the rise. i.e. make sure the rise has hit the note you want it to before the drop and hold it there for a few beats.

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Re: synth riser

Post by artois » Wed Nov 25, 2009 5:26 pm

Im sorry but do you mean that when the rise climax to the top I will hit the root note on the original octave?, but then i guess it will ruin the climax no?

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Re: synth riser

Post by davepermen » Wed Nov 25, 2009 10:41 pm

artois wrote:Im sorry but do you mean that when the rise climax to the top I will hit the root note on the original octave?, but then i guess it will ruin the climax no?
no, he means root key => on a higher octave, but same key again.
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Re: synth riser

Post by triss » Thu Nov 26, 2009 12:21 pm

davepermen knows what i'm saying.

dubspot did an amazing tutorial on this one. check it out if you can find it.

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Re: synth riser

Post by artois » Sat Nov 28, 2009 5:40 pm

Thank you so much! Triss, I found that Dubspot tutorial, it was exactly what I was looking for :-)

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