Pads/leads/synths

Discussion in 'Production' started by Cat Gas, Apr 14, 2010.

  1. Cat Gas

    Cat Gas Aka Basis

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    I've searched around on youtube and google and stuff, but haven't found any decent pads tutorials. I'm so bad at making pads and synths it's just sad, so what do you use to make pads and synths and all of that business, and how?

    I know this question has probably been asked 100 times before, so sorry :|
     
  2. kama

    kama benkama.net

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    haha me too, I use samples and presets!
     
  3. RevTech

    RevTech Butthole=output transduce

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    I guess I'll make a tutorial. Unless someone already knows more than me.
     
  4. logikz

    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    that would be rather interesting, go head revtech.
     
  5. TongueFlap

    TongueFlap Flappin'

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    can you make a trumpet sound? Then you could blow on it :teeth:
     
  6. Gloxxy

    Gloxxy I SNORT COAL

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    It will have to be an analogue hardware trumpet though. It might smell a bit as he'll be blowing through his ass! :teeth:

    You have to be careful with pads as they tend to take up a lot of the frequency spectrum so selective EQing is a must.
     
  7. TongueFlap

    TongueFlap Flappin'

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    ah yes, then he will get the analogue hardware to make a version of a pink oboe.
    :teeth:
    But yeh, back to the pads...

    What type of pad would you like to make? Dark, uplifting, twisting etc??
     
  8. subprime

    subprime Dysjoint

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    And what are you using in the way of synths?
    Can you work with audio?

    Stretching out any sound and running it through fx can give some pretty cool (often strange) paddish sounds.
     
  9. Cat Gas

    Cat Gas Aka Basis

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    I try and make a mixture just to see if I can, but I can't :rinsed:
    Dark would be nice, liquid ones too as you can't really have liquid without pads, and finally the ones at the start of this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7QSxZoXCDtc
    ones which sound like the one in most of the tracks on Grow Your Wings would be nice too.

    So essentially, nothing in particular, just making pads in general :teeth:
     
  10. RevTech

    RevTech Butthole=output transduce

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    Cool I'm on it. Might take a few days Using hardware but I'll write the tutorial for both.

    Yes, yes you can take the piss I'm using hardware.
     
  11. Phat_Sam

    Phat_Sam Well-Known Member

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    :teeth:
     
  12. DJPancake

    DJPancake NEW NAME IS DJ INCLINED

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    ridiculous tutorials for reason 4, he went to collage for synthesis.
     
  13. logikz

    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    surely its applicable to any vsti with the same knobs. anyway cant wait.