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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.
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help with a string like no other

This string sound I have tried so many variations and I still can't nail, many forums later no one else can seem to either you can hear the string on it's own @1.23 State Of Grace - Not Over Yet ...
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How to Synthesize a Cello Sound in Pure Data

I'm trying to make a sustaining cello sound in Pure Data. How do I make this sound? http://88.198.78.90/ct/files/mp3/cello/594.mp3 From what I understand, I'm working with a sine wave. With the ...
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How to make a good Pitch Pipe Sound in Pure Data

Here's the pitch pipe sound I want to emulate: http://www.harmonize.com/metropolis/images/Sounds/CNatural.mp3 I read through the synthesis techniques for PD here ...
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Make a PureData Sine Wave Synth that is audible from C0 - G10

I have been trying to generate a basic sine wave synth in PureData using a "osc" object, but my lower pitches are so low in volume and higher pitches are high in volume. My understanding of ...
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How to visualize alarm sound

I am new in dealing with sounds. I am not very sure if I am asking the right question, but I will try to explain what I am looking for. I want to be able to distinguish and visualize a specific alarm ...
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Fitting a Yamaha DB50XG to a Korg NS5R? [closed]

I recently bought a second hand Korg NS5R, and was interested to find that it could originally be dealer-upgraded using a Yamaha DB51XG card (making it equivalent to an NX5R). Coincidentally, I have ...
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How do you make this synth sound?

This is probably a silly question, but I've always been wondering how to make one of the most typical acid/rave synth sounds. You can hear it, for example, starting at 2:37 in Unix - Overdrive Your ...
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Fixing FM8 to a given pitch OR filter MIDI notes and transpose to a given value

I'd like to make some percussive sounds with FM8, which I really love. I couldn't find where can I "fix" the pitch to a given value - in other synths I can switch off the "key follow" and set it to a ...
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Frequency-varying waveform [closed]

My situation is as follows: i am trying to generate a waveform the hard way, by constructing the samples one by one and then saving the result to a .wav file using Python. When the frequency is ...
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Real Time Control with Envelope

I like to do experiments. I'm trying to find a way to control multiples parameters like the frequency of an LFO or cut of a filter in real time. Of course i can do it in an easy way if i create a ...
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Creating the SSB untuned radio effect

There is a similar question here How do you create Single Sideband Modulation (SSB)? but it does not solve how to recreate the effect with an FM or subtractive synth or a vocoder( if it is possible ). ...
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How to make a lead similar to a circular saw

How to make a lead like in Notre-Dame de Paris - La monture at the first 4 seconds? This sound is similar to a circular saw. It is often used to represent aridity. ...
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Recreating a synthesizer

I'm trying to recreate a synthesizer sound in Ableton. I have access to VSTs like Sylenth and Massive, but I'd prefer to do it with only Ableton's Operator synthesizer. But for starters, it'd be ...
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Can I daisy chain a microkorg with a midi controller keyboard?

I want to use the microkorg sounds but use an oxygen midi controller because I need bigger keys/more octaves. Is this possible? (I don't have the microkorg yet, otherwise I'd just figure it out) ...
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What time range is used for ADSR envelopes

I'm developing a software synthesizer, and, while I do understand how ADSR envelopes work, I'm having a hard time figuring out what the x-Axis of Envelope diagrams means and what I'm controlling for ...
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Self-oscillating filter in NI Massive?

does anyone know if the filter in NI Massive can reach self-oscillation? I'm thinking about purchasing it but would just like to find this out beforehand. I can't really find any info on this ...
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What is the lead synth in Lizardking's remake of Claustrophobia?

Can anyone hear what synth was used for the lead starting at 1.17 in this video? Is it a preset?
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Which gear to use to get dark and ambient techno / house sounds?

I've put together some hardware that I like and use for my productions that can resemble 80s house and techno pretty good with my setup which is a Roland TR-909, a Roland TR-808, a Roland Juno 106, a ...
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MIDI files handling [closed]

I recorded a song on my Korg Krome, using the seq mode. I saved this song on a SD memory card as MIDI file. Now I would like to open this file and work on it from my computer, without connecting my ...
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IL Harmor soundesign thread

Anyone have tried this great plug-in? How is your workflow? I'm still learning so your advice and suggestions are welcome!