synthesis 4 n000bz

Discussion in 'Production' started by rysk, Dec 28, 2012.

  1. rysk

    rysk Part-time waster

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    where the fuck do i start? i have literally no idea what i'm doing and i feel like a wasteman using presets
     
  2. SuburbanFilth

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    well, what kind of dnb u're going to make ?
     
  3. rysk

    rysk Part-time waster

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    everything and anything ideally

    from liquid all the way to neuro and all the way back again.
     
  4. d-low

    d-low I know you got soul

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    youtube> tutorial

    what DAW you in/ what Synth you using
     
  5. rysk

    rysk Part-time waster

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    FL10 and i mostly use sytrus and massive

    moving up to cubase in a few weeks with a new PC on the way
     
  6. SuburbanFilth

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  7. d-low

    d-low I know you got soul

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    search pad/ reece / sub / trance (whatever you want to do first) and then in sytrus / massive in youtube bro..

    I would think that's the easiest way to learn ( its certainly the only way i learnt how to make cool sounds )

    or if you want to get into every little detail then download the massive manual pdf
     
  8. Mr Fletch

    Mr Fletch aka KRONIX

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    Start by learning what each individual waveform sounds like. From there you can focus on the ADSR Envelope (attack decay sustain and release) and how that affects the sound. After that, you can look into filter envelopes, automations, FX chains, LFO's etc etc. It's a steep learning curve but one that you will benefit greatly from. I'm guessing right now no matter how things are explained to you, you still have trouble grasping it, and dont worry, that happened to all of us at one point.

    For me, I was trying to understand it for what seemed like ages, but then it just kinda "clicked" and since then I havn't looked back. It will be like this for you too soon, just don't rush it. Watch a shit load of tutorials on youtube, and don't limit yourself to tutorials within your DAW, spread your wings and watch any tut you can find. All of them will eventually gel together and your understanding of synthesis will grow.
     
  9. parsons19

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    Listen to Fletch! He basically taught me synthesis!

    For me too it eventually 'clicked' and then you start finding techniques and stuff you like. If you have friends that produce get them to show you, after Fletch gave me some really great pointers it made sense but I still struggled to actually make sounds, I got my friend to show me how he made some sounds and it really opened it up to me! Don't over complicate things is my tip, but it really depends what you;re making too
     
  10. spyre

    spyre sample all the things

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    Use presets
     
  11. Altodnb.

    Altodnb. AltoDnB

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    Find some presets you like the actually go into the synth and look how that sound was made, learn the ADSR aswell. It takes a fuck load of time to know what your doing haha
     
  12. equilibrium

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    I fucking hate these topics because this is exactly how i felt for a long time.

    This shits on my bedside table. 10 fucken hours of masterclass. Rob Papen fucking taught Noisia.

    http://www.robpapen.com/dvd-sound-design.html

    [​IMG]
     
  13. Dugg Funnie

    Dugg Funnie Well-Known Member

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    Start by writing music and finishing songs. Worry about anything else later, if, at all.
     
  14. equilibrium

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    Damn Dugg Funnie, that is some cynical shit.

    I like it...
     
  15. sam the dnb man

    sam the dnb man Variation

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    Learn what each parameter does and how it affects the sound. Then start with a blank sinewave and go from there.
    You will learn a lot more starting from scratch and putting some time and effort into it than watching a tutorial, bar the Rob Papen thing.

    Its the best way to learn IMO
     
  16. sam the dnb man

    sam the dnb man Variation

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    NO!!!

    If you do this you'll end up sounding like everyone else. Its fine when starting out but if you want to develop your own sound then its pointless.
     
  17. Dugg Funnie

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    I'm serious tho, if you're serious about making money and especially a career out of making music; listen to mainstream stuff (aka, the shit PEOPLE ARE PAYING MONEY FOR), there's probably 20 presets that make up every one of those tracks, plus some vengeance samples.

    But they're making money, so fuck it, make ya bread rise my dude. Now if you're trying to be some crazy buckwild out-of-the-box progressive experimental research facility of an artist, don't expect it to be your money maker, at least not for a long motha fuckin time. And even then, you still need to be finishing songs.
     
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  18. spyre

    spyre sample all the things

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    Was kidding
     
  19. dirty breaks

    dirty breaks Guest

    Basically,

    This.


    good luck. :2thumbs:
     
  20. dirty breaks

    dirty breaks Guest

    are you trolling?