Culture Shock: Sampled or Self Made?

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  1. Rubs90

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    Right, in my very own humble opinion Culture Shock is a god walking amongst men who will soon take over the world and kill us all for no reason. His tunes are stupidly good, and if you've heard them you probably have noticed that his sort of "trademark" sound is his incredible use of those 80's synths that were very popular back in the synthpop days. My question is: are they selfmade or sampled? I see no harm in sampling, but I have yet to recognize a Culture Shock sample.. well, anywhere really. Anyone have any info on this? And if you do know any sample that he has used, please direct me to it
     
  2. esbob

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    Culture Shock thread? Culture Shock thread.
     
  3. Olllie

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    i'm guessing most of his synths are self-made.
     
  4. jsmith89

    jsmith89 Hmph..... silly...

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    gotta post in this one havent i

    8 bars after the first drop in protection, is probably the greatest 20 or so seconds in drum and bass right now
     
  5. Marcus Alkemist

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    album in 2012 (we hope) so yay
     
  6. skankandbass

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    He is a prophet, seriously couldn't admire his music anymore. I can't wait for an album... the last tune he dropped at fabric was ridiculous and one of his new ones and it literally sounded like the best drum and bass tune I've ever heard.
     
  7. Harry3

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    I'm probably gonna be killed with stones by the worshippers, but his tunes don't sound so special to me :D. On topic, i think he makes those synths himself.
     
  9. dirty breaks

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    probably uses Native Instruments Massive like every other producer...
     
  10. groelle

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    think youre not in the right forum lol. man is a god, period. tunes sound second to none. just get out vice chase and mix it in with some new tune and it will just destroy it. and its from 07.


    selfmade. defo. id guess z3ta..
     
  11. SLow

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    I don't think I will EVER understand why internet people rate Culture Shock so highly, his music is average at best.
     
  12. groelle

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    kronix, vice chase, rework, protection and surprise for example average? o_O
     
  13. skankandbass

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    Not forgetting bad red, gears, machine, i remember, footloose, piano thing and city lights?

    he's one of drum and bass no.1 producers... no questions about it
     
  14. Harry3

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    this x infinity
     
  15. Floating Hunter

    Floating Hunter Well-Known Member

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    agreed, he might be an amazing producer or whatever but that sound is ok and nothing more
     
  16. Fallen.GeMiNi

    Fallen.GeMiNi 3rd rate banger merchant

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    I'm not a fan of all of his tunes to be honest, but anything he released since Gears is fucking sick. His tunes are unbelievable in terms of musical abilities, there's not a single meaningless noise in them.
     
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    fair enough if you just dont like his sound, but anyone who thinks his music is average is probably a dickhead. guys got alot of musical and production ability.
     
  18. mistasfx

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    yeah his tunes are well put together but nothing to write home about. he just aint lazy and understands music theory
     
  19. Labrat

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    for me nothing out of the ordinary, didnt mind kronix when i first got into dnb through nightlife 4 tbh. samples breaks... he would deffinatly have a few tunes with samples of something though, who doesnt sample in dnb..
    his sound is very rinsed and old now, he sounds like the rest of the producers on ram
     
  20. skankandbass

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    no he doesn't? his sound is very unique and completely different to others on ram...