How to make this distorted 808?

Gloxxy

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I literally made this in 2 minutes.

All you have to do is get a bog standard 808 kick drum then overdrive it and add a bit of compression and make up gain to make it pound.

This is the export of what I made in Reason in 2 minutes.

http://vocaroo.com/i/s1DW8sHtnfLi

The signal path was like this.

 

miszt

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kick>pitch>distort


but don't copy other people...do something interesting :p what about using a frequency shifter instead of pitch shift, make it drop in steps rather than smooth, or like you original mentioned, use a phaser to sweep down, or bit crush, or resonator, or all of them together, all going in different directions...or something else completely :)
 

Dark Lizardro

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but don't copy other people...do something interesting :p what about using a frequency shifter instead of pitch shift, make it drop in steps rather than smooth, or like you original mentioned, use a phaser to sweep down, or bit crush, or resonator, or all of them together, all going in different directions...or something else completely :)
Ffs. While reading this I was imagining the clones in Star Wars franchise shooting at random directions and not hitting one single thing. lol

Before anything else: it's not that you're wrong, it's just because of the thousands of different things you mentioned that can actually work pretty well.
 

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kick>pitch>distort


but don't copy other people...do something interesting :p what about using a frequency shifter instead of pitch shift, make it drop in steps rather than smooth, or like you original mentioned, use a phaser to sweep down, or bit crush, or resonator, or all of them together, all going in different directions...or something else completely :)
I was just thinking about this, but now since you said it, it's not that original so I'm gonna save some CPU and won't do it. Shit I might actually just remove the whole kick straight away. I just realized other people use kickdrums in their music too. :)
 
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