Distortion and Resonance

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  1. Flite

    Flite New Member

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    Hey there,

    people always say when you want a warm , liquidy bass you need to add distortion and resonance.
    When i try to make my lead a bit warmer I fiddle around with the disto and reso but it kinda degrades my sound if you know what I mean..
    Some say you need to add multiple small amounts of disto and reso. Wel do you guys know a VST that's really godd quality for stuff like this , cause I feel like my disto vst's are a bit too harsh :/

    Thanks anyways,

    have a nice day :bone:
     
  2. d-low

    d-low I know you got soul

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    sausage fattener,
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  3. Flite

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    Thanks man, you know tricks with camelphat?
     
  4. Elzerk

    Elzerk 00111100 00110011

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    Try automation on every knob, I love creating filtery effects with multiband distortion plugs.
     
  5. lasiien

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    Try using more subtle effects also, especially for liquid, finding or making a really cool patch on your distortion plugin with the mix at 100% gives you an idea of what its going to do to you original signal, but then turn down the mix to a level where it's adding to the overall sound and giving it some grit without totally destroying things :) Subtlety is the key allot of the time imo.
     
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  6. Rajstah Vibe

    Rajstah Vibe soundcloud.com/rajstah

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    That's my way to do it too.
    I create a parallel channel where I route as input the mid/high freqs, then add all the shit load of resonators, distorcion, chorus, phaser, eq, eq and eq! :)
    In that way I keep the integrity of the transients of the original sound, but add subtle distorcion and fx.
     
  7. Flite

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    Thanks buddy, gonna try that!

    Really smart, gonna experiment a bit now, thanks!