How to make this pluck

How to make that sound...
levm38
KVRist
56 posts since 11 Feb, 2019

Post Tue Oct 22, 2019 11:38 am

I am not sure that kind of sound is this, is it really pluck or a guitar>?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uGBN5tn-PCw
around 0.15 - 0.20 its played several times

On the genre I am aiming for, I listen this sound over and over, and I just cant do it,


help appreciated!

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Niowiad
KVRian
509 posts since 25 Jan, 2017

Re: How to make this pluck

Post Tue Oct 22, 2019 2:45 pm

I might be wrong but to me it actually sounds like a clean tone palm muted electric guitar (on a bridge single coil if I have to guess it all :clown: ).
And the facts that those notes in the 4 bars loop seem to have slightly different length/tone/dynamics makes me think that was actually recorded with a real guitar rather than a sample based vsti.
Regardless, it sounds quite "real" to me, although I think some physical modelling synths can do that type of string pluck reasonably well.
With other synthesis methods I personally wouldn't bother, but who knows :wink:

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qoyl
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249 posts since 17 Jul, 2015

Re: How to make this pluck

Post Tue Oct 22, 2019 3:01 pm

What are your go to synthesizers? I can try and make a preset for this.

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MadDogE134
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283 posts since 26 Nov, 2007

Re: How to make this pluck

Post Tue Oct 22, 2019 3:36 pm

yeah pretty sure THAT is a real guitar or a sample of such

levm38
KVRist
56 posts since 11 Feb, 2019

Re: How to make this pluck

Post Wed Oct 23, 2019 1:31 am

I have sylenth, spire, serum and VPS avenger

levm38
KVRist
56 posts since 11 Feb, 2019

Re: How to make this pluck

Post Wed Oct 23, 2019 2:49 am

Does this looks like the same result,? what do you think guys?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LdpJuDTHBhY

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Niowiad
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509 posts since 25 Jan, 2017

Re: How to make this pluck

Post Wed Oct 23, 2019 5:32 am

The first one you posted, as I previously said, sounds like an actual palm muted electric guitar to me (either sampled or performed).
This last one clearly sounds like a (nice) guitar-like synth patch.

And saying it clearly sounds like a synth patch doesn't mean it sucks... it's just a different thing and a stylistic choice, and unless the genre/song really requires a more realistic sound, I don't see why that patch shouldn't work in the context of a solid song structure, arrangement and mix.

levm38
KVRist
56 posts since 11 Feb, 2019

Re: How to make this pluck

Post Thu Oct 24, 2019 5:41 am

qoyl wrote:
Tue Oct 22, 2019 3:01 pm
What are your go to synthesizers? I can try and make a preset for this.
did you try this :)

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ReboundAudio
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122 posts since 20 Jan, 2019 from Germany

Re: How to make this pluck

Post Thu Oct 24, 2019 6:27 am

Try this with VPS Avenger.
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levm38
KVRist
56 posts since 11 Feb, 2019

Re: How to make this pluck

Post Thu Oct 24, 2019 6:44 am

damn it doesnt load in my vps avenger due to have an old version of it.

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