voice chant?

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  1. wingz

    wingz everyones fav austrian

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    i wondered how you can achieve a chanting sound with a synth, like ed rush has in the host for example

    that aaaaaaaaaahhhhh

    or can't this be achieved through synthesizing and everyone is just using samples? doubt it

    would be cool if someone could shed some light on this
     

  2. DjCartel

    DjCartel Well-Known Member

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    i wouldnt be supprised if they record themselves and add shit loads of effects tbh
     
  3. wingz

    wingz everyones fav austrian

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    mm yea that's also possible. i just don't like the samples i found, i'm looking for a 8 bar long hollow hooooooooooooooooh with a lower pitch
     
  4. DYSRUPT

    DYSRUPT Active Member

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    Get close in the synth, add a bitcrush and eq for the vowel. . . . .tune all to taste. Thats the first thing I'd try

    and these might help
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  5. Sammy Dexcell

    Sammy Dexcell Stop editing my profile Smarty!

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    They are more than likely using hardware, you can achieve similar sounding things on a few vsts, I think Hypersonic has a choir section in it. Samples would work too but when you go from such a low note to the higher note that they go to, you would hear the loop point which i didnt, so it leads me to believe its a vst/hardware. specially the pitch bend at the end which is so simple to do on a midi...
     
  6. wingz

    wingz everyones fav austrian

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    the thing is i wouldn't know where to start with eg. massive. m-talk? lol
     
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    rysk Part-time waster

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    I think you'd get better and much less "synthetic" sounding results from a sample mate, keep digging.

    look up some videos of choirs on youtube and take some bits from those.
     
  8. wingz

    wingz everyones fav austrian

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    yea but the problem is usually only a lil chunk of that is usable, and when i timestretch it too much it sounds wacky. delay isn't smooth enough and reverb is too weak :/
     
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    Throw it in a sampler man. I know the ableton sampler has a "crossfade" that blends the sample loop. and then glide.
     
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  10. Breaknz

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    Get a trap sample pack , they normally have a heap of 'chant' like vocals
     
  11. Dugg Funnie

    Dugg Funnie Well-Known Member

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    Dark Lizardro The Lizard that has a hammer Staff Member

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    Philharmonik has pretty good sounding choir sounds. And it's not that expensive as well.
     
  13. subprime

    subprime Dysjoint

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    Here's a couple of vocal pad type sounds from IK Multimedia Sampletank. May be too artificial for you, but anyway.
     
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  14. RevTech

    RevTech Butthole=output transduce

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    I've got a talkbox and a vintage synth, want me to record something for ya? You could send some midi files
     
  15. MARKLAR

    MARKLAR International Tracksuit Salesman

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    reason has combinators with loads of different choir and vocal bits
     
  16. Mania

    Mania i fukin wot m8

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    pretty sure they all use samplers and samples. All the synth choirs ive heard sound like shit. Jeust get out esx24 or kontakt and go nuts
     
  17. MARKLAR

    MARKLAR International Tracksuit Salesman

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    yea its samples but the can do the job if all u need is a droney choir bit
     
  18. wingz

    wingz everyones fav austrian

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    this is nice man! thanks a lot, first bit is exactly what i'm looking for
     
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    I think the all powerful granular synth has been over looked! Dropping a vocal in a granular is amazing. the possibilities are insane.
     
  20. ThePapa

    ThePapa Suffragette City..

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    I like this one..



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