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Aviciis white noise

How to make that sound...

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48 posts since 3 Apr, 2014

Postby Juljan; Wed May 07, 2014 3:28 am Aviciis white noise

Hello everybody,

got a little question for you, hope you can help me! :wink:

I searched for this typical Avicii white noise (not as a sweep), you can hear it in his Future Music session (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dIcuU58Oy8) from 01:05:35 to 01:05:45.

Because nobody could tell me how to get noises like this, I would like to make them on my own. Could you tell me how to do?

Thanks a lot
10 posts since 30 Mar, 2014

Postby Dionixor; Wed May 07, 2014 10:50 am Re: Aviciis white noise

Avicii use for white noise 3xosc. You can use other synths, choose noise osc, what's all
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Postby Sendy; Wed May 07, 2014 11:24 am Re: Aviciis white noise

Pretty much every subtractive synth offers a white noise source. White noise, sawtooth waves and pulse waves are the "primary colours" of subtractive synthesis.
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48 posts since 3 Apr, 2014

Postby Juljan; Thu May 08, 2014 2:17 am Re: Aviciis white noise

I know how to make a white noise, that's no problem-but how to make kind of that sound?

It's not only a white noise with a sidechain, isn't it?
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430 posts since 30 May, 2013, from Space is the Place

Postby Rah; Thu May 08, 2014 4:19 am Re: Aviciis white noise

It certainly sounds sidechained

Sounds kinda phasey/flangey or comb filtered and with a delay/reverb

Try a very very short delay for the flangey sound, or double the sound and offset one slightly
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Postby sleeper_; Mon May 12, 2014 2:32 pm Re: Aviciis white noise

If you are using Ableton, the Operator synth has its own noise oscillator ;)
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Postby soul_junkie; Wed May 14, 2014 5:14 am Re: Aviciis white noise

It will be the sidechain-ing that you're hearing.

That's all that's happening to the noise in that clip.

If you pause at 1:06:08 you can see the wave file of it...
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Postby andrew71; Wed May 14, 2014 5:53 am Re: Aviciis white noise

To achieve a simple sidechaining effect, you could just automate volume levels, or there are a couple of plugins that work quite well to recreate the effect:

Nicky Romero's Kickstart - http://www.kickstart-plugin.com/

Cableguys VolumeShaper - http://www.cableguys.de/volume-shaper.html

Kickstart was created by Cableguys too, and I think it is a simplified version of VolumeShaper as it is very similar but is less flexible.
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Postby Doug1978; Wed May 14, 2014 6:00 am Re: Aviciis white noise

TBH, Avicii probably stole that white noise sample, as he's in the habit of thieving...

But, more helpfully for this thread, yep it's just side-chaining as the chaps above have said.
Andrew's recommendation of VolumeShaper is good. I have it and it works well.

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Postby andrew71; Wed May 14, 2014 7:06 am Re: Aviciis white noise

Both plugins are really cheap and it's much simpler than setting up sidechains.

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