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80s synth bass

Postby splash_wave » Fri Feb 08, 2019 3:59 am

Anyone to tell what synth is in this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_XrNpBqoUq0

starts at 0:30
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Re: 80s synth bass

Postby Z » Fri Feb 08, 2019 4:09 am

That song came out in 2006, not the 80s. The synth bass could be any analog or virtual analog synth with a 24db/oct filter.
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Re: 80s synth bass

Postby splash_wave » Fri Feb 08, 2019 4:15 am

any suggestions where to go if I wanted to have something similar in ableton or logic?
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Re: 80s synth bass

Postby splash_wave » Fri Feb 08, 2019 4:27 am

would I set the envelope on a filter? to make it sound stabby?
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Re: 80s synth bass

Postby Kentronix » Fri Feb 08, 2019 11:21 am

I would say zero attack, sustain and release , short decay and the resonance about half way up or more.
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Re: 80s synth bass

Postby Z » Fri Feb 08, 2019 5:31 pm

splash_wave wrote:any suggestions where to go if I wanted to have something similar in ableton or logic?


Sorry, I am unfamiliar with software as I only use hardware. As I suggested, an analog or virtual analog synth with 24db/oct. lowpass filter.

2 saw waves, one set at 16', the other at 32'. Filter cutoff set about 25%, resonance around 50%. VCF attack at 0, decay pretty quick, sustain at 0. You might need to experiment with the VCF controls to get just right.
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Re: 80s synth bass

Postby splash_wave » Fri Feb 08, 2019 8:22 pm

ok
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