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How to make SFX?

I assume that when you say "curly sounds" you're referring to the sounds of 0:30. You can make that sound by starting with a distorted and slightly chorused/phased Square wave. Next make an Envelope ...
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How do I recreate this drum beat from Nu:Logic - The Sound Of Your Smile?

I think the first thing to note here is that the drum track you're hearing on this is most likely a sample. The sounds have a fairly distinctive quality that comes from being sped up from around ...
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Which pluck is used in Cheap Thrills?

It also depends on what DAW you use. In FL studio, you can try with Fruity DX10. In Ableton, you can search pluck sound from top search box. To make it sounds similar as Cheap Thrills pluck, you ...
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What synths and pads are those, and where to find?

The question of "what library do they come from" is nearly impossible to answer, since there are thousands of libraries out there and many of them overlap sonically. I can't tell you every detail ...
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How can I recreate Grant's signature sound using a vocoder on a synthesizer?

For me it sounds like he's applying FL Studio's Vocodex plugin. Although I'm not a specialist using this I know that you can do some insane stuff with it utilizing a "carry"-layer and a sound-layer so ...
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How do I recreate this detuned synth?

I already made a pluck sound in Serum some time ago that is similar to this. To recreate something more like your sound I modified my existing pluck like this: When using these waveshapes you might ...
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How to make the "Trumpet" lead in this track?

Since this is a sample, it will be difficult to re-create with any synthesizer. To me it sounds like a baritone saxophone playing high notes. You can look for free sax samples and load them into a ...
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Identify classical instrument in "Code Geass" Anime episode

The instrument is most likely a Harpsichord. You can find Attribution 3.0 licensed samples in the Peiman Khosravi samples and OpenPathMusic samples v4 sound collections. There is a free to use ...
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How do I make this sound in Logic Pro?

Any synth can create this - it sounds like detuned square waves with ADSR envelope modulation to a low pass (LP) filter, with a short decay. Just bring the LP cutoff down and turn the envelope ...
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How to make this descending pitch heavy sound?

Use a SINE wave signal (yes read on) Let it dive an octave (either by gradual resampling, generator pitch automation or LFO / Wheel pitch control on your synth) Add a percussive hit to the start (...
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Recreating This Bass with a VST Synthesizer

You can make this quite easily with Massive but it won't sound like this (produced) bass without a lot of EQ and compression. It sounds somewhere between sawtooth and square to me so just use the ...
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How can I replicate this 1986 vox/piano/synth stab?

Can you program a stack of two patches on the Wavestation? If so, stack the two patches that sound close but not all the way there. That is likely what was originally done to create the sound.
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How to create these punch SFX?

Punch sounds are made from layers of different frequency transient sounds. From hitting leather with a baseball bat to hand claps for sweeteners. Its all in the frequencies, there's a hundred ...
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Deceleration effect

The descending texture (one of several layers I hear at 1:00) sounds vaguely like a stutter effect with a decreasing playback rate. The source audio matters a lot when working with stutter effects, ...
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How to make this detuned stab

Take 2-4 saw oscillators and detune each by 2-4 cents - except the first one. For the envelope, use a medium decay with slighty longer release. Add a ~2.5 s plate reverb Locate the root (e.g. the tune ...
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How can I recreate this synth sound?

Those are Italo Disco sounds alright, you can find several sounds similar to those on the Korg Legacy Collection if you are using plugins, it has an emulation of the Polysix which you can use for the ...
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What VST do these kind of sounds come from?

Medwyn Goodall has said (in interviews) that his entire studio set up at the time he recorded Medicine Woman was an 8-track tape recorder, a guitar, percussion and ONE Casio synth. He doesn't say ...
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What VST do these kind of sounds come from?

I agree with ultralinear that this sounds suspiciously like hardware. I was going to suggest a Kurzweil (PC3 for example)...These synths sound warm and musical whilst providing loads of subtle LFOs, ...
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Creating that Techno Chord

It has a big spacial feature, most likely created with a fast chorus effect. Amplitude envelope: No attack, fast decay, no sustain. Filter: Try different low frequency band-pass filter settings, ...
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Creating that Techno Chord

You are on the right track. You need to have an ADSR envelope sweeping a low pass filter. Keep tweaking with the cutoff position, envelope decay, and enveloping routing percentage to filter. With ...
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Mixing Subbass and kick. How to replicate this tech house bass

This one is pretty simple actually. It's purely sounds like a sidechained sub line. I'll break it down in more detail with what I think he did. It sounds like a kick with mediocre low end but ...
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Mixing Subbass and kick. How to replicate this tech house bass

What this guy actually does (to my ears), he has the kick with some "ok" low end and then when the bass part comes he adds the sub. The context is a very powerful tool when mixing, makes things sound ...
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Identify virtual instrument and preset

To me it sounds like an up/down arpeggiated saw synth. It does sound pretty much digital and I'm sure you can achieve a similar sound in most commercially available software or hardware based synths ...
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Overdrive (Part 2) Lead

You provide no example of your result, so I just have to go with end goal. Crucial things to this patch are: two instances of virtually identical synths, one doing a pitch vibration and then ...
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