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Hi Guize, just wonderin if anyone can give me any tips on creating that dirty, squelchy, lovely bass sound heist uses in tunes such as 'ambush' and 'Sucka Beats'.

Cheers.:clown:
 

RocksteadyUK

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Yeh Heists b-lines are big... but yet again... why would you want that sound??? thats Heists sound??

Your better off playing around with your synths and getting a b-line thats unique to yourself.... then pushing that sound.... then at least you know your pushing your own sound instead of pushing a variation of Heists sound??
 

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true true, but it's also nice to know how other producers approach there b-lines. In this case you can work on your distortion and bitcrushing techniques...
 

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yeh... it definatly is good to see how producers make theirs... but how do you think they made their b-lines? by copying someone else?? or by playing around on their synths till they got something they liked??
 

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yeah you got a point there bruv...
just give it a go man.... im sure you probably already have... but i have bassline presets that have taken me many years to get right just tweaking them here and there to get a sound that i know is mine and no one else is using... i have a few other basic presets that i know i can add various distortions, fx etc over to beef it up a bit.... i dont write Jump-Up but its really not that hard to get a good sounding jump up bass.... just piss about.... eventually you will get a nice sound that you really like... and will be a whole lot more satisfying knowing youve just made that up instead of knowing youve made something off the back of someone elses hard work....
 

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yeah man I know, it's really nice if you just made something out of scratch knowing it's yours. You're totally right(+1000), I really got your back on this one... It wasn't even me who ask the question about the 'heist' bass, I wouldn't even do that. But I can understand if somebody wants to know about how that sound is made...
 

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i agree with rocksteadyuk, although it is good to have knowlege of how other artists create their sig sound, there's no point copyin it. Just fuck around wiv ur synths until u get that sound that ur lookin for. could take days, weeks, months bt wen u find it, its the most satisfying thing eva (well nearly haha)
 
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well thanks for all the relpies guize :not_worth and yeah, im not gonna rip off his bass sound, i just wanted to know how its done, y'know? I think its cool to be able to make a sound you have heard on other tracks, just to play around with it.

thanks again :wave:
 
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