Sampling a bass

Discussion in 'Production' started by Cor, Nov 23, 2012.

  1. Cor

    Cor Member

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    I sample a bass and make it my own. Tweaking, splitting and so on...
    That's okay right?

    Haha, stupid question really, but I feel somewhat "cheap" for doing it....

    Ah well.......
     
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  2. Phat_Sam

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    The amount this subject has come up is unreal. It doesn't matter mate. Make music that is good and doesn't sound like Skrillex and I'll back you all the way...
     
  3. Cor

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    Ya, well, my "noobieness" makes me wonder... I think i would thrive in a more analog world
     
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    A more expensive dream world is where I wanna be too bud but that's not gonna happen any time soon... Do what you gotta do and keep the screeches behind bars...
     
  5. Cor

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    Hear hear...
     
  6. ShaqR

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    go for it man, where do you think burial's basses come from? Haha.
     
  7. Attire

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    Best thing to do whilst getting to grips with it all. Takes synthesis off your mind so you can practise your processing techniques.
     
  8. Cor

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    Im'a getting more comfortable with it..... Thanks for ur words....
     
  9. billywhizz

    billywhizz E-MU !!!!!!

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    I dont sample basses straight out of tunes but i love fucking up bass samples from sample packs....
     
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    Exactly!
    At the end of the day, synth create waveforms.
    The same as you can find everywhere.
    You can use the sound of your mum frying fish n chips and rework it.

    Have a look of Wilkinson on YouTube, how he does the "Hoover bass".

    It is definetely almost all in the processing and shaping the transients, more than oscillators.

    Therefore, if you r good enough on processing and transform any sound in what you want, go for it and smash it!
    There's not limits on using samples, as long as you don't just use them just as they are, without reprocess them.
    IMO
     
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