Keeping Music Less Repetitive With Pitch LFO Tutorial

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tripandball
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Keeping Music Less Repetitive With Pitch LFO Tutorial

Post by tripandball » Thu Jun 03, 2010 2:36 am

Sometimes your music (especially rhythmic parts) can become really stale and repetitive. By using pitch LFOs, you can add random variations in pitch to make them sound more realistic. I threw together a tutorial explaining this idea through the example of hand drums. Hope this helps!

http://djfrobot.blogspot.com/2010/06/ke ... -with.html

Peace!

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Re: Keeping Music Less Repetitive With Pitch LFO Tutorial

Post by I_SEE_UNICORNS » Thu Jun 03, 2010 3:01 am

this is great little technique. thank you so much!

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Re: Keeping Music Less Repetitive With Pitch LFO Tutorial

Post by yur2die4 » Thu Jun 03, 2010 8:29 pm

I'm a big fan of using the S&H for something like this, or for variating the filter on Operator :P In those cases I can keep the retrigger button on.

I can definitely see though how the LFO can give a track a consistent underlying groove that keeps people's attention.

I'll have to apply this :D

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Re: Keeping Music Less Repetitive With Pitch LFO Tutorial

Post by #1thelark » Thu Jun 03, 2010 8:44 pm

Audio sample or it didn't happen ;-)

Just kiddin'...

Way better visability with the cropped pictures!

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Re: Keeping Music Less Repetitive With Pitch LFO Tutorial

Post by tripandball » Fri Jun 04, 2010 12:00 am

Look wiseguy! Hahahaha! j/k Yea, i figured out the cropping, simple as 2 extra seconds in preview. Glad it helped!

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