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25-Jul-2017

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Velcome to ze "Tips 'n' Tricks" bit - Here's a variety of tips from all areas of studio, midi & live work. The emphasis here is not just about tricks to get sounds, but also ideas to save money or time.

But surely YOU have soom real cool tips to share with your comrades in arms of the music world?! - Feel free to add your own money-saving or technique tips!

Check out some of the Tips below, or add your own & hey!... don't forget, there are plenty of FX-Tips in the Articles section too!

   


169 - Electronic Noizes 1        

From: DJ PHYS-X
Email: minitomato@go.com
Date: 18-May-00


Try these for cool effects: 1) Turn your cutoff all the way down, and the resonance all the way up, then slowly fade up on the cutoff, you get this real cool airy noize I've noticed a lot of trance artists use (esp: Deepsky and Paul Van Dyk). Experiment with patches your sending through too.

2) Try putting your beats through an EQ and fading in and out w/ the low mids and highs here is my favorite combo: (Try using the three knobbed ones found on mixing boards like Mackie) high - 3/4's up mid - 1/2 up low - 3/4's up this creates a very clear effect while keeping the base nice and deep. You may also want to consider fading w/ the knobs throughout your song...

3) On synth voices that are programmed to "sweep" and the polysynth sounds (ie: sweep pad), put rez all the way up, and the cutoff near all the way down (you'll need a touch sensitive synth), keep pressing the keys at random strength. You should get a cool deep (oh yeah, use the lower notes) pulsating effects that I've heard The Crystal Method use. -DJ PHYS-X


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