Creating bassline out of a single kick looping really fast??

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Creating bassline out of a single kick looping really fast??

Post by marra » Mon Jun 08, 2015 5:45 pm

Regarding the balloon sounding bassline in Röyksopp - Vision One:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cUgktUe6q2s

How'd I go about recreating it in Live? At 1:45 the bassline slows down revealing that it might be made out of individual kicks going really fast.. could there be some truth to that? If so how is it achieved?

Thanks!

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Re: Recreating Röyksopp's balloon sounding bassline

Post by Angstrom » Mon Jun 08, 2015 6:09 pm

I think the core of this is a sawtooth through a hipass with high resonance driving the bottom end, and a lowpass, then very overdriven and shaped through something distorty with built-in flavour, then it seems like it's going into a parallel filter setup somewhat like a formant filter, but it could easily be an allpass (like a phaser) manually controlled.

I tried that and it sounded close, considering I took longer about typing this than I did the test.

AUDIO EXAMPLE : https://soundcloud.com/angstroms-parts/royk

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Re: Creating bassline out of a single kick looping really fast??

Post by marra » Mon Jun 08, 2015 6:20 pm

Fantastic work man !! Sounds very close. So much more simpler than the YouTube tuts.

Thanks for sharing..

Do let us know if you manage to take it any further..

While we're at it, do you know of any other ways Analog can be used to create those physically sounding sounds? Like that bassline kinda sounds like two pieces of wood rubbing against each other under high pressure..

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Re: Creating bassline out of a single kick looping really fast??

Post by interceptor » Mon Jun 08, 2015 8:53 pm

How about running that sound through a vocoder set to modulating itself and 40 bands. Just to make it more "plastic", in search for a better word.

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Re: Creating bassline out of a single kick looping really fast??

Post by marra » Tue Jun 09, 2015 12:59 am

Great idea, thanks man.. will give it a go after work tomorrow..

*fingers crossed !!*

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Re: Creating bassline out of a single kick looping really fast??

Post by Angstrom » Tue Jun 09, 2015 11:44 am

On side note: Although I kinda fumbled the actual playing of this bassline, it seemed really familiar to me, because I've been playing something similar recently. Then I remembered where I stole it from.

The original bassline
http://youtu.be/q8dK0iEzi1M

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Re: Creating bassline out of a single kick looping really fast??

Post by marra » Tue Jun 09, 2015 1:41 pm

holy sh.. wow.. nice find !! lol..

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Re: Creating bassline out of a single kick looping really fast??

Post by Angstrom » Mon Jun 15, 2015 4:12 pm

if anyone wants the file it is here
http://angstromnoises.com/?attachment_id=823

although you will very probably need L9.2 to open it. I made it using the beta.

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