wobble bass technique??

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  1. Lucidproduction

    Lucidproduction i aint fraid of no ghosts

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    im just wondering what your best techniques are for wobble bass and how you can make it sit in with the beat well?


    eg/ C&S - street life, probably the best use ive heard...

    ive only ever had wobble bass samples and havnt been able to create anything that sounds nearly as good myself...

    what say you?
     
  2. D-Tektiv

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    I asked that question myself before, and usually people say mess with the LFO on the sample unit...I know what ya mean though, have trouble with it myself still...if you're using Reason you can go to the LFO knob and right-click on it and got to edit automation, and then draw out the levels you want it to go back and forth too, and how quickly it'll wobble, etc..see how that works out for ya..pz
     
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    P.S. I've even messed with the volume of a bass sample usin' the edit automation, and it came out alright..surprisingly..just by simply makin' the volume go up and down, but not all the way down, etc..
     
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    hey, well here is a teqnique in fruityloops, listen to the final sample provided and see if its what you want, this tut messes with the LFO to get the wobble too.
    http://www.redmarked.com/?p=265
     
  5. krease

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    if you use FL, make a decent tone in 3xosc
    go to the ins tab then hit the cut tab, on the lfo right click one of the nobs to set the speed (1/4 2/4 etc) and turn the ammount up, instant wobble.

    if u use a sampled bass, load it into the fruity sampler and do the same thing! simples.
     
  6. Sammy Dexcell

    Sammy Dexcell Stop editing my profile Smarty!

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    shit man its alot easier than that!
    Go into 3xoscilator turn it into a single sine wave go into the piano roll an play a note an then another note directly above it an lower the velocity an hey presto, wobble! simple as that no lfo needed.
     
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    thats all well and good but what if he wants a square wobble? or it to wobble a certain ammount at a certain pitch?

    lfo's are your friend.
     
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    yeh use the lfos, cut ur bass with low pass, then make the lfo on the cut wobble

    its all about time,just piss about with the synths, it all seems so alien, then gradually ull understand it n you'll be able tomake almost any noise.
     
  9. hankevans83

    hankevans83 jump up production!!

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    there are some good vids on youtube about this, depending on what program DAW u use if u using fl8 like me get ni massive vst or if u aint got that you can deffo use the 3x osc tho ime still learning this myself!!:)
     
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    Sammy Dexcell Stop editing my profile Smarty!

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    right for a square wobble u change the setting to a square instead of sine, an as far as controlling the wobble yes you are right lfo's are your friends. but i would personally not bother controllin the wobble it does a different wobble the higher up the scale u go (as in the note that u make directly above the root note play that at differen scales an it will wobble faster as u go up the scale) its so hard to explain wen it ain there in front of u!!!!!!! grrr!
     
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    hankevans83 jump up production!!

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    do u mean like the pitch of the wobble changes the higher you go up the scale??? what about automation clips???
    im trying to learn this shit myself man!!:rinsed:
     
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    i can do pretty much anything on the 3x osc,if u make ur question more specific i could probably answer it lol
     
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    hankevans83 jump up production!!

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    like you say bud its hard to explain if i cant show ya visually!!
    dont matter tho im getting there!
    however i will bear you inmind now i know your the wobble man :)
     
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    i understand fully the technique you are explaining, the kind of bass it produces is like in calibre - drop it down

    my point was you can control the speed of any pitch with the lfo, incase you diddnt want to play a higher note for a faster wobble.
     
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    Sammy Dexcell Stop editing my profile Smarty!

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    :word: krease. Its always better to have control!
     
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    when i try to make a cool whomp wobbly bass noise i use the Massive vst by native instruments and i watched some random tutorial on youtube. idk the tutorial kinda helped you still gotta figure it out on your own though.
     
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    I add 'tremelo' as an insert on a basstrack with solid sine bass notes that are as long as I want each "wobble" to be. The I sync the tremelo speed to either 1/8th notes, 1/4 ect. I can also adjust what percentage of volume change. I usually pick closer to 100%. Instead of automating the changes in tremelo speed, I make copies of the bass track, delete certain parts of each of the tracks and set the speed of each of the tremelo differently. Yeah, that usually works pretty good for me! An example of this is my track called dubjah on my player. The bass is wobbly
    http://www.reverbnation.com:80/filtersweepervco