Im trying to make this cool guitar sort of lead (I use Massive btw). I got a pretty cool sound doing the following:

Three saw wave oscillators The first two detuned by three cents and a third an octave lower in which I also turn down the amp on somewhat. All going to two filters.

Filter 1 is a daft filter starting at slightly less than 12 o clock Filter 2 is a lowpass 4 filter starting at 12 oclock both filters have very smmall amount of resonance on it

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Filters 1 and 2 have 1 envolope controlling modulation of about almost all the way with both resonances being raised as well. This envelope looks like the follwing

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Amp envelope is the following:

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Ive added some tube distortiona with a dimension expander to give it some more width and power. A bit of bitcrusher as well. Im getting a cool sound but I wanted something more of the sound seen here starting at 1:47

However I cant seem to get that cool wah effect. Its a great lead, would help me out alot in my education of sound design.

  • Sounds like only one 24 dB per octave filter with the resonance up maybe halfway. Then the filter envelope has a fast attack and a longer decay and either the envelope is not retriggered on legato notes or there's an LFO on the filter frequency or maybe a controller like the mod wheel is opening and closing the filter. – Todd Wilcox Mar 19 '15 at 1:40
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    yea thats whatll give you the wah. Seems like its going in the right direction. Ill play around with it see what I can get. I think you can just use a velocity to contoll the amount of envelope. – Dom Mar 20 '15 at 0:56

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