Pumping synth sound / not a wobble?

How to make that sound...
8 posts since 2 Jul, 2011

Post Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:43 pm

I'm trying to figure out how to recreate the synth sound from this track:


Any ideas on where to start other than just playing the keys this way to begin with? Looking for a way to get that sort of pumping synth effect with a plugin or...?

I have tried a few things, but not even close really. Thought maybe sidechaining to something on mute, or trying a wobble plugin or something but it's just not quite there... Any help welcome! thanks!

2357 posts since 2 Jul, 2005

Re: Pumping synth sound / not a wobble?

Post Sun Feb 18, 2018 5:59 pm

All those sounds are synth sounds. What sound are you trying to recreate?

Modulating the amplitude of a sound with a squarewave that's synced to sixteenth notes will get you that rhythm going. Or just playing it. It's mostly simple on then off gated sounds. Outside of playing a 32nd note every 16th note, this can be accomplished in lots of ways, but a square wave LFO modulating the amplitude is the easiest. Then you can move onto a flexible tremolo. Then you can use a side chained gate. Then you can use one of the zillion "trancegate" plugins out there. Use volume automation. Etc.
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