The kick sound?

How to make that sound...
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Fourstepper
KVRist
205 posts since 22 Jun, 2018

Post Sat Mar 16, 2019 1:09 pm

I am kinda freaked by this sound, it sounds as if the kick was literally sucking itself out.. How to do?

https://open.spotify.com/track/3vSt1XTq ... rMudyq_Bfg

Thanks!
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Niowiad
KVRist
324 posts since 25 Jan, 2017

Re: The kick sound?

Post Sat Mar 16, 2019 11:27 pm

Quite interesting, first time I actually hear it done this way, although with recent productions I'm hearing more and more of this stereo low end elements, in contrast to having them sitting rigorously in the middle.

This kick might sound very unfamiliar but is fairly simple to replicate actually.
First off, it's the kind of "all bass" kick, with no "click" component in the upper range.

Then it's basically the same exact kick sound hard-panned Left and Right, one of which phase inverted, giving the stereo width effect.
As a matter of fact it is totally mono incompatible, and if you listen to that track in mono, the kick completely disappears.

Very cool effect though.

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