HOW TO BASSLINE Thread

Discussion in 'Production' started by Dave Dexcell, Apr 25, 2009.

  1. iamjoey

    iamjoey Active Member

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    Any advice on recreating the bass in S.P.Y - Cold Harsh Air? bass drops around the 1 minute mark...



    It sounds like such a simple bass but I get no where near to making it sound as good.
     

  2. brownz

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    just sounds like a reese slightly detuned with a lowpass filter on it to me!
     
  3. Meiosis

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    hello fellow bass warriors...

    in the track dead limit by noisia and the upbeats... around 3:20 in the youtube clip you hear a reese pitching up/sliding up... Almost like a hoover. /how can I achieve this effect in fl studio? It almost sounds like a combo of pitch and some sort of hold on a sample like in granulizer

    I tried a few things but it doesn't really has the same feeling... I tried a pitch automation... and a slide note in the piano roll..


     
  4. CuriosityKilledTheCat

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    Hey, there's a pretty good tutorial that explains how to make this sound ;)
     
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  5. CuriosityKilledTheCat

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    Hey everyone! I tried to recreate the sound at 1:10 in Possession by Noisia & Ivy Lab



    I think I'm close to the original sound but I'm missing some tones. So if anyone wants to help, you are welcome :D

    Here's a clip of what I have so far How to Bass - Noisia & Ivy Lab Possession.mp3 (First bit is the original song, second bit is what I made)
     

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  6. Meiosis

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    nice mate! will be checking that one out fo sho
     
  7. jonasbryssinckx

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    Does anyone know how to process the high resonance metalic bass? Heared it in a few jump up tracks. Bass starts at 44sec


     
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  8. Merah

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    Ive had some excellent results with Tal Noisemaker, really fat sounding saw waves detuned and ran through native ableton effects.
     
  9. wingz

    wingz everyones fav austrian

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    yeah really good attempt.

    i'd say too much white noise, you could try gating it to get a tighter feel, otherwise pretty on point
     
  10. Dissiopathic

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    I've recreated pretty easily in Ableton, with massive.
    1 sine osc.
    2 detuned Saw2 oscillator.
    1 LP2 with enevelope follower going up with resonance and cutoff (verysubtle)
    1 envelope follower going up only on SAW oscillators very subtle 0.2 semitones

    duplicate it one octave above and mix together to glue everything.

    Some chorus here and here on mid tones.

    that's it.

     
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  11. Sphase

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    Hi there, I'm going to share my complex FM8 patches (28 presets), the majority of which are bass and effect sounds for neurofunk/dnb and dubstep. Some patches are inspired by sounds from other artists, other patches are unique. None of the sounds use external mixer effects and none are resampled, they are raw FM8 patches to give you flexibility and the ability to mix them your own way.

    here's an mp3 demo of the sounds:
    https://clyp.it/fugnnoj3

    here are the presets:
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/d0lks5ke4rio6t6/FM8 Sounds - Audiocraft.zip?dl=0
     
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  12. Niwun

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    Cheers cunt.
     
  13. Snowyz

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    Dunno if this has been posted in here (sorry if it has), but does anyone know how to make a similar bass-ish sound in this tune?



    at the 48 second mark. similar sound to that whip slap bass

    Cheers in advance
     
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  14. smoothassilk

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    At a guess I'd make an 808 patch, then duplicate, distort a little, highpass and distort again

    Edit: I was right but you need just the tiniest smidge of white noise in with the 808.

    Edit: maybe reverb post the first distorsion rather than white noise. Either gets you pretty close
     
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    Cheers mate, ill give it a try!
     
  16. David Anderson

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    I'm still learning myself but,
    i like the malstrom in reason 8 for a grimy bass patch
    saw 16
    into an envelope filter on bp
    press tab
    connect the filter frequency cv on the envelope filter to the mod b on the back of the malstrom
    that way it filters to the rate of the mod b rate
    add a scream distortion unit on distortion setting
    add a m class eq
    on the parametric eqs cut 18 db and Q of 5.7 ish
    automate the eq frequency to taste sweeping through the 150-600hz range or higher
    automate both subtractive parametric eqs to sweepback and forth, i like it when they go opposite ways and pass each other
    add another scream distortion unit
    then you should have a grimy bass patch
    then filter it with another envelope filter on lp
    it cuts the higher frequencies and you can automate the frequency to taste possibly use the filter freq cv again from an oscillator

    also for reason users if using cv try the little black knob next to the cv input
    it makes the cv gain less or more so it will sweep a lot or a little

    for a sub just use a malstrom -control click reset device
    use the sine wave out to a scream distortion unit on distortion setting
    adjust the output vol to 100
    then filter it with a filter freq of 32

    just have fun
    mess around with it and come up with something
    patch settings and stuff are cool but try shaping the sound from whatever oscillator you choose

    filters and subtractive eqs go a long way

    hope you can use this
    david
     
  17. David Anderson

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    i forgot
    also on a send and return
    mess with adding a room reverb to your grimy bass
    also mess with a unison

    and for other daw users try inserting a vocoder on bass
    i like how you can get crazy sounds from that
     
  18. adept_

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    Anyone know what's behind the bass used in Technimatic - Sphere?



    Mostly interested in getting that movement/elasticity it seems to have, the sort of "round" feeling to it. The bassline itself seems pretty simple..thoughts? any tips would be appreciated
     
  19. smoothassilk

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    Lowpassed saw + light chorus I think. You need to mix it well to ensure it's loud enough to sound good. Also it might be worth highpassing at 70Hz or so and layering in another sub, sometimes the chorus makes the sub wobble all over the place, which isn't what you want here. If it doesn't go all messed up you can probably leave it.

    In this case they've sidechained it fairly heavily (long decay) to the kick and also made it change notes when the kick hits for a little interplay between the two.

    There's also some more complicated stuff in places (automating the lowpass a little?) but I'm not sure about that.
     
  20. skitscunt

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    anyone know how to make the bass from hedex - forever?
    the bass starts about 1:28