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How to create the uplifter sound effect in some Kawaii Future Bass music?

Some Examples: 0:50~1:00 0:30~0:37 How can I create it with basic synthesizers and filters.
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How do I recreate this detuned synth?

I've been looking to recreate this sound from All I Want by Rome In Silver for a long time and I can't figure it out, can anyone help? It's the detuned chords in the intro and that come in at the ...
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Filter to make music sound like it's being played in a mall?

I'm trying to conceptualize how I want the music for my game to sound, and as I have no musical experience, there are some ideas I have trouble describing, but the musical aesthetic I want for my game ...
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How can I recreate Grant's signature sound using a vocoder on a synthesizer?

So there is a music artist named Grant, and in most of his songs there is a signature style of sound design that he uses, and I am almost 100% sure he just runs synths (sometimes guitars) through a ...
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What is the name of this cinematic boom

What is the name of this kind of soft, intense, cinematic boom? If it has no name, how could I reproduce it with any electronic music software?
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How to make a sound like this?

I couldn't find how to make a sound like the one that starts at 0:58 : Is there a plugin that enables how to do it or do you modify an instrument to do it? Thanks!
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What is this effect called?

There is a type of effect in music which I would like to replicate when making music in Apple Garageband. It sounds as though the EQ is being played with causing the music to sound as though it is ...
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How should hard hitting music like EDM be mastered?

I'm in the process of mixing and finishing a hard EDM track. It has a lot of bass and highs and it's transients are really hard and tight. I've come across this article which talks about LUFS and how ...
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Removing ground hum safely

At church we have a strong ground hum since we added a sound desk into the PA equipment. We have eliminated ground hum on the foldbacks by running them off the same power circuit as the desk. However ...
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Is Music School worth it? [closed]

I'm 22 years old, and my dream is to become a Music Producer. I'm self taught and I believe I'm very good at it. I make money from it sometimes, about 100-200 bucks a month, but there are months that ...
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Are there specific settings to focus on when wanting to create a talking sound?

I have been watching plenty of tutorial videos on creating sounds and instruments for electronic music, but I could not find anything about what to focus on if you want to create a talking sound/...
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Mixing advice - let me know your opinion

I'm producing a big room house track with ableton and was looking for some mixing advice: basically the different sounds don't glue together completely, like the bass and the leads are quite separate ...
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Conflict bass / leads

I have some mixing issues with my leads and was wondering if you could give some advice. I'm producing a big room house track and have a melody composed of different lead layers - when the drop comes ...
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How to mix all sound to make it become complete song? [closed]

I just start to become EDM artist.These is something i can't get it. why this song: https://splice.com/marshmello/alone-contest , I mean, how did they mix all that sound to become one song really ...
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Deceleration effect

I've been trying for a while to create this sound which appears in many dubstep song, it is kind of a deceleration effect which Im sure is very simple, though I am not really sure how to make it. ...
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How to create trance/electro basslines?

This bassline blows me away: It sounds to me like it's made of multiple parts, most notably a really heavy-sounding bass and a few higher synths that play shorter ...
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How can I make this Bassline like Boris Brejcha

Help me figure out how Boris is able to make this type of bassline. Please include instrument suggestions and effects. Thanks
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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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Any good quality neuro and reese bass tutorials [massive, FM8, Serum]

Do you have any links of quality for neuro and reese bass sounds tutorials. here is an example of neuro sound: here is a reese bass example: ...
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Studio Package vs Self-Assembled Studio

I enjoy producing house music using my computer. However, I am looking to upgrade to a budget home-studio; mainly because I am interested in recording vocals. I am aware that I require various ...
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Which effects are common in electronic drum mixes [closed]

What effects are typically added to drums with regard to electronic music? EQ is of course one and compression another. You could also add reverb or maybe even delay to a clap. Are there more ...
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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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How is the mixing step separate from the parameter adjusting done during arrangement?

I'm new to audio production and am learning FL Studio and trying to understand the basic steps to producing a song, and this is something that confuses me. My mental model follows 3 steps: Make song....
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Newbie and don't know where to start with FL Studio

so Ive been really interested in FL studio and other software such as Reason Propeller-head. I even bought a keyboard piano. My request is for a direction I guess. I don't know where to start. ...
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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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Compressor vs Volume

Is it better to raise the volume or to use a compressor to do so? (In terms of clipping) Because when I use a compressor ofc I can make the sound louder, but by doing so I squash the sound, right? Is ...
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Acapella for a remix - Warp or chop?

I'm trying to warp an acapella that I want to use for a remix in Ableton but I can't figure out how to do it properly. I followed many tutorials but it doesn't seem to get right. I've got some ...
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Is less compression better?

Is it better to do a minimum of compression while creating a track (in terms of sound quality) ? Or is it just all about how the compression is used in the track?
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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 http://pd-tutorial.com/english/ch03....
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Are there any online courses/resources to help you start making Electronic Music with a PC/Mac? [closed]

So, I know nothing about music and would like to accelerate my learning. Are there any online courses/resources to help you go from zero to Electronic Music guru? Paid or free.
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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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Home recording / talent? [closed]

What do you guys think how long does it take to be able to produce decent electronic music? (including everything: arrangement,mixdown,mastering, etc.) Is there a need to be talented?
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What degree should I go for?

I'm a college student at my local community college where I am currently enrolled as a music major. I just finished my first semester and I am still trying to figure out what degree I want or exactly ...
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Electronic Music Production Help [closed]

hope you;re all doing well out there. For a very long time I've wanted to be an electronic musician. You know, making my own music, posting them, touring, helping people etc. I list to a lot of ...
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Glitching hihats of vst drum

(I am aware of this thread: Snap, Crackle, and Pop (Making Glitches) - this particular one is about hi-hats.) The goal: Hi-hat output of VST drum -> / VST FX Madness / -> glitch hi-hat Reasons and ...
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Stock sample / voice acting request. (Or help finding the appropriate place)

I am searching for a sample of an older male, I imagine a 50 something Caucasian male speaking in a tone of voice of a military commander to his unit the words: "Keep 'em in the holding pattern." If ...
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How to produce this lead electro house synth?

This chorus blows me away (1:01). I was wondering how to produce the lead synth that solo's at about 1:06 ?
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How to design this bass drum?

Hello everybody my first Question here, so please tell me if I do something wrong. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=93ASUImTedo I love the Kickdrum of Disclosure, which and tried to replicate it, but ...
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What are good TR909 and TB303 default settings for electronica music?

I enjoy house, techno, trance, disco, IDM, ambient, progressive and electronica sounds as french house, progressive house, acid house, warp records, guidance records, dragonfly records, bedrock ...
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BBC - The Alchemists of Sound

Though not strictly movie sound design as such, it's actually first and foremost about the birth of electronic (mostly cinematic) music through tremendous innovation and creativity, but it can still ...
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I want to learn how to make electronic music. Where do I start?

First of all, I hope this is the right place to ask this question. My desire is to make electronic music; what I have in mind is something between glitch, IDM and ambient. In the last 1-2 years I'...
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Is a Music Business bachelors and a Recording Arts bachelors degree going to get me anywhere in Sound Design?

I'm majoring in Music Business right now, but we did a couple projects last year in Electronic Music where we had to put sound beds onto trailers, and I absolutely fell in love. It was so much fun. ...