Creating dark pads in fl studio...

Discussion in 'Production' started by es-cee, Jul 1, 2010.

  1. es-cee

    es-cee New Member

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    hi all,

    i've been messin about with fl studio 9 xxl producer edition now for the better part of 8 months, and i'm by no means an expert, but i can sort of get things that i want done.
    anyway, i was just wonderin how would be the best way of goin about makin some nice dark pads similar to the type tango & ratty were makin back around 93 in tracks like 'the killer' etc.
    any info on this would be much appreciated as i've been at it far a couple of weeks now but have gotten nowere really lol.

    cheers peeps, es :)
     
  2. logikz

    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    dark pads is mostly about the chord. get a choir preset and play a d minor or press C and C# at the same time
     
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    es-cee New Member

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    cheers mate, i'll give that a try
     
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    Reactor Grits lick a shot

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    put loads and I mean loads of effects over it, turn it inside out and don't hold back. seen the best pads getting born this way.
     
  5. logikz

    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    yeah and then resample that, cut off a nice size piece and do a loop point with new vol env and cut off env and lfo and stuff.
     
  6. es-cee

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    cheers peeps, i'll give it a good lash with the fx and stuff, thanks again for all the info :)