Liquid Bass

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  1. Phat_Sam

    Phat_Sam Well-Known Member

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    Another 'How do I?...' thread.

    Sorry.


    Ok there doesnt seem to be many tutorials or helpful things about creating that lovely smooth bass that a lot of liquid producers are using at the moment.

    Perfect example:

    Netsky - "Tomorrow's Another Day VIP"

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6t88RGH8MKs

    Ive tried loads of stuff... sine waves, saw waves, square waves... all EQed and changed about. Ive tried hi passing, low passing; changing the attack, decay, sustain and release but i cant get anything quite like that tunes bass line.


    It's pissing me off cos it seems like quite an easy sound to re-create. Am I being thick?

    Im using reason 4/Fruityloops/Logic and i have massive and z3ta.

    Any help will be much appreciated.
    Safe
     
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    i know its all the same waves , well atleast two of them , because the higher the note goes the faster the wobble effect goes ,i think this is due to the phase of each detuned osc.
    unless its been sampled with a wobble already on it.

    ive tried making something just ,but it doesn't sound like it , good though (y)
     
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    in fact i just re listened again , i think its an lfo not the phase of the detuned osc's
     
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    yeah... thats what i cant seem to get right... the lfo. pain in the arse.

    ill keep trying.

    will post if i discover the secret ;)
     
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    the lfo rate is 3/16 , layer your bass up thats what im doing , top end and a low end ill send you a sample of a C4 in abit for you to use if you wish and the presets :D
     
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    haha. yeah mate. nice one ;)

    ill try and send ya a patch/preset
     
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    here we are , ive made two presets for massive one for bass and one for mids and his to give it that depth

    check it

    brap!!
     

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    Niiice...

    Ive made a bit of a deeper version.

    I'll try and up link in a sec...
     
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    im not too good with beefing up my basses really , it needs more depth to it
     
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    http://www.sendspace.com/file/brv5zj

    thats my version

    Im using ma headphones at the mo though... so i dno what it sounds like through speakers lol

    na its cool man. I really like that one. gna try and get massive sorted... ive got a cracked version and its playin up. might just get rid of it. i love it... but its playing up too much to actually be any use!
     
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    you on a mac? cant you assign lfos or it will close down?
     
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    na. PC.

    well im on a mac atm... but my copy of massive is on my pc
     
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    whats the problem with your massive? i sorted mine out the other day
     
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    no idea. just being shit.


    wont load presets, wont open sometimes, makes Fruityloops crash.

    fucking annoying!

    mate.. check my soundcloud in about 20 minutes.. im uploadin a cheeky preview of a deep liquid tune you might like...

    ill post in the new tracks section when its up.
     
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    Yeah ill review it tomorrow bruv , kinda tired didn't sleep last night was at drum and bass awards =D
    ill stick to z3ta for the time being then , im learning it atm :D
     
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    haha yeah . nice one. i quite like z3ta

    stil cant get my head around it lol