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Creating that Techno Chord

Trying to replicate this techno chord that you hear in this track below starting at 2:04. Its a very common sort of sound in techno, however I cannot seem to set it ...
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How to create the Kygo Pluck?

I searched for help so long! I really want to know how to make the exact same lead sound in any synthesizer as it can be heard at 1: 15 Please help me! I have no idea ...
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What do you call someone who programs software for producing, reproducing or processing audio?

What type of education do these people usually have? I have heard that they need to understand circuits because a lot of the software is modeled after analog gear. I am currently in semester 2 of an ...
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Using Polyphonic Voices as Stereo Channels in Reaktor

I recently revived a large, hybrid synth I created in Reaktor a couple of years back and I really like the distortion filters, modulators, etc. I want to create a stereo insert version, but the ...
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Novation Bass Station II

I recently bought a Novation Bass Station II and am finding it considerably difficult to adapt to. Most notably, I'm finding it difficult to produce relatively simple tones/timbres. What parameters ...
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How to create this “Riser/Uplifter”

I came across this "Riser"/"Uplifter" which is frequently used in trap music. But I don't really know how to create it.. All I can guess is that the sound has a volume envelope to it which has a ...
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Can I control main volume (main signal) with envelopes or LFO in FM8?

I am new to Native Instruments - FM8, up until now I have been using Native Instruments - Massive. I am getting my grasps on how the envelopes and LFO's work within FM8, I was wondering if there was a ...
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Native Instruments FM8 - Voicing / Unisono

I recently starting using Native Instruments FM8. Up till now I have been using Native Instruments Massive and I know that there is a Voicing Tab in there where you can change the Unisono and other ...
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Legowelt whistle like lead

How is the following lead achieved and how might I recreate something like it in Logic Pro X?
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How is this specific sound synthesized?

Would like to know what kind of synthesizer, with what all type of controls might be used to synthesize the dominant instrument (obviously apart from purcussion, guitar) playing in this clip: ...
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Futuristic Sound Design

I use Logic Pro X, but I'm sure sound design uses the same principals no matter which DAW or synth you use. I heard this song the other day and they have this futuristic sound when the beat drops. I ...
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Question about synths

How do people create these really cool synths? No matter how much I play around with the ohmforce VST plugins I installed for reaper I cannot mimic the sound of the synths these people use. Here is an ...
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How to make this lead!

I long to create this synth lead sound made by Procuder "Vanic" but I don't quite get there. (First link) What I did so far (and turned out to be relatively similar) was creating a square wave, put ...
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Pocket Hardware Synth vs Raspberry PI

I've recently been looking into buying a pocket sized synth to make my midi keyboard 'portable'. I was suprised at the cost of them (link) for what you actually get. What is the difference between ...
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What you need to know to create a software synth?

Which areas of expertise do you need to know about to create a flexible software synth? Signal processing? Sound engineering?
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Is the sound made with a wavetable or an FM synth?

I currently own a wavetable synth with the ability to create custom wavetables within the vst, and I understand the basic principles behind subtractive and fm synths. But what I'm more concerned about ...
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Roland D10 Factory reset problem

Not a novice to synths and midi and sysex files but this one is stumping me. Just got a Roland D10 from eBay for a good price to add to my collection but I have a problem. I have managed to dump and ...
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Guessing the sound (timbre) from a visual (waveform shape), vice versa

I recently purchased a wavetable synth, and I was trying to figure out an easier way to create the sounds I have in my head. Unfortunately, most of the time I fumble around and leave it to trial and ...
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Legowelt random sound

How is Legowelt producing the main sound that you hear at 4:44 in this video? He lists the instruments he uses in this session at the beginning of the clip. He presses some buttons also to effect the ...
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How to emulate this synth-patch?

There is a synth sound/timbre that I'm trying to emulate. It's from the alternative House MD intro/outro theme song. I can only describe it as a tapered, high-pitched whistle. I want to say, it ...
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Difference between multiple voices and chorus

There is many software synthesizer providing controls for both "voices" and "chorus" effect. I guess that both works by adding more oscillators layers with little differences, but what exactly change ...
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Ableton Live and Reaktor snapshots overwrite

So I built my custom synth with Reaktor. Being used to produce several drum sounds, I have usually different instances of it on different Ableton Live tracks. The problem is snapshot saving. ...
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Trying to re-create a certain Kraftwerk sound

I've been trying to recreate a specific Kraftwerk pad sound - i thought it shouldn't be too difficult, but i can't seem to get it right. It is the pad sound you can hear in It's More Fun to Compute. ...
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How to get this poppy, buzzy bass drop?

https://soundcloud.com/greatgoodfineok/carried-away?in=greatgoodfineok/sets/2m2h It's the sort of harsh sounding bass note at 0:20, like a sawtooth, that gets pitched down. It reappears around 0:25 ...
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Reverb sort of airy synth note

trying to make this sound that you hear in this track starting at 1:28 and you hear it throughout the entirety of the track. Ive tried alot of things, using triangle waves or pulse waves, two ...
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MASSIVE: Is there a way to use macro so you can control OSC pitch and Rate of Dimension Expander/Reverb?

Is there a way to use macro so you can control OSC pitch and Rate of Dimension Expander/Reverb with the same macro button ?
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High pitched phase sound

Hey guys Im trying to make this high pitched chord synth sound you here coming in at :45. It simply sounds like an A note, almost like a string. Ive tried using ...
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Is the Roland SH 101 everywhere lately?

I love this synth. I have one sitting in the cupboard (sad I know!) Still, of late I've been hearing it (or a very close digital representation of it) everywhere in trance music of late. I've also ...
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N.I. Massive assign Pitch Bend Wheel to Macro

How do I assign the pitch bend wheel in Massive to any parameter control, like a macro? Is this even possible?
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How to make this guitar lead sound from Megaman X (Super Nintendo)?

The soundtrack from Megaman X on the SNES (Super Nintendo) is definitely one of the best for me. That's why I want to know how to reproduce some sounds. The main ...
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How to make the sounds from this Donkey Kong 2 composition (Super Nintendo)?

The soundtrack from the Donkey Kong series on the SNES (Super Nintendo) is definitely one of the best for me. That's why I want to know how to reproduce some sounds. ...
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Help me make a patch for this bass stab/pluck?

I'm trying to recreate this heavy and interesting bass stab/pluck that comes over the vocal at the drop of No Quarter by Zac waters. Here's what I'm referring too! If anyone out there can tell me ...
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How to make this duck-sounding synth?

I am very new to sound engineering and am experimenting with Sylenth1 in my Ableton rig. I also recently heard the lead in this song (Song w/ Duck Synth) and thought it was really neat, so naturally I ...
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Help recreating a synthesized hit sound

Any pointers of recreating the sample at the beginning of this MDX composition with a synth(preferably Harmor or Massive): https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B3FbCURTShmeM2F4QXE1SldmUjA&authuser=0 ...
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Wave synthesizer software

I would like to know if there is a software that can generate a waveform where I can adjust modulation and pitch visually over time. I'm trying to make basic animal sounds.
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Need software-based, resonant filter for 90's ROMpler

Any suggestions on how to add a resonant filter to a keyboard that does not have one? I have a Alesis Quadrasynth (QS4) and want to do midi-triggered filter sweeps in real-time. Thank you! Dan
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How is this sound created?

I've been wondering how to create the following sound (by using a synth) (which wave etc..) Starts at 0:19 ..As well as the effect done on the vocal track at ...
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Where would midi cables connect FROM 2 synth wk stations into an interface

I'm using my Korg Extreme (midi from the OUT) going to midi IN on a Presonus 44VSL interface. This alows me to record using everything about the Korg as it is, or, also as a controller for everything ...
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Is there a restart via gate type option in FM8?

FM8 seems to change timbre at random on different midi hits. Massive also does this, but you can change the restart via gate option so that the oscillators always start at the same phase each hit. ...
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Is it possible to create a “Vocal Pad” with just synthesizers?

I'm trying to create a "vocal pad", just to clarify an ethereal voice singing just a single, sustained vowel. I'm approaching by using many band pass filters ( ie formants ) trying to emulate human ...
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Making R2D2 sounds with Korg iMS20 or Korg DS10

I'm going to be playing a Star Wars RPG and was hoping to have a little audio prop for added effect. I have an iPad and old Nintendo DSi with some Korg apps and Kaos Pads would do the trick, but my ...
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What type of filter is the “French Low Pass Filter”?

What kind of filter is a French Lowpass Filter? In one example I know of, the Serum soft synth, there is a lowpass filter called the "French LP" under the "Misc" set of filters. I suspect it may ...
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Pulse wave duty cycle

I'm trying to grasp how pulse waves work. I know that a pulse wave with a duty cycle of 50% is basically a square wave. I read the following on this website: "Of course, there's nothing stopping us ...
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Tips on creating synthesized sounds? (Examples included)

I have been mainly working with "real" sound effects but in certain games I play I have no idea how they get certain sounds (by ear, it seems to be synthesized to me). The YouTube video linked has two ...
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Reducing noise and crackling from wires

I'm looking for advises on how I could reduce crackling and noise when recording from line output to line input (big jack stereo wires). Actually I output the sound from a keyboard synthesizer to ...
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Help on programming this synthesizer sound?

I am new to StackExchange and I just have a few questions. The sounds I would like to replicate are in this song, being around :40 and 1:15 to hear it the clearest. It sounds like more of a bass sound ...
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How can I reproduce a similar synth sound as in “Netzwerk” (Klangkarussell)?

I really like the synth sound in "Netzwerk" from Austrian Electro Producers Klangkarussell: (especially from ~00.00-00.45) I tried several synths (Arturia's V ...
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Slot Machine Synth Tone

I'm working on a project which requires me to recreate the sound of an old school slot machine. If you check out this video at 1:25 you'll hear the sound I mean: ...
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What is the “level” of Frequency Modulation of many synthesizers?

I am currently working on FM synthesis and while I do understand the roles of carrier frequency, modulator frequency and modulator amplitude, I've been having problems with understanding how lots of ...
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Save resulting audio in Patchwork Synth [closed]

I am using http://www.patchwork-synth.com Is there any way to save the output in a file? I haven't found anything yet. Any help would be much appreciated.