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Flume Synth in 7 Steps with Sylenth1

Future Bass Preset Presets Remake Sound Design Sylenth1

Flume Synth with Sylenth1 Several interviews revealed Lennar Digital's Sylenth1 as Flume's go-to synth and source for many of his popular lead sounds. So we sat down to take a shot at recreating the sound of flume's lead synth in his remix for "Lorde - Tennis Court (Flume Remix)". We are working with Sylenth1 VST and dividing the sound design process into 7 steps:   Saw Wave: We're using a saw wave in oscillator A1, taking 8 voices and pulling up detuning to create a full and spread-out sound. Square Wave 1: Oscillator A2 uses a pulse wave (square wave), with 3 voices and...

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Why You Should Only Be Using One Synth

MASSIVE SERUM Sound Design Sylenth1

The Trap of Collecting Synths How many synth plugins (or hardware synths) do you currently own? Out of those, how many do you use on a regular basis? Do you have one or two ‘go to’ synths that you use on nearly every song? I’m going to go out on a limb and say that you should start using just one or two synths out of your collection for the next month. Don’t use anything else. I know you paid good money for them, but don’t worry, you can come back to them after this experiment. Just One Synth?! I...

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Remaking the Style of Chainsmokers "Closer" using Ableton Live Standard & Massive or Serum

Ableton Live Massive Remake SERUM

Short Tutorial Version: Subscribe to Production Music Live on YouTube What we used: Ableton Live 9 Standard NI MASSIVE VST and/or Serum VST Let's go through some techniques helping you produce tracks like "Closer" only using Massive and/or Serum and Ableton Live 9 Standard. Steps: Constructing a powerful pop-ish drum pattern with Kick, heavy Snare, layered Clap and a bunch of rather standard closed and open hihat samples. We are using sounds from our Deep Premium Vol.2 Sample Pack Making a solid deep bass in Massive to go along with the main synth Creating two moody synth layers for the main chord stabs, using...

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Top 10 Free Kontakt Libraries

Sometimes we want to include realistic sounding instruments in our tracks. However, recording a real instrument or buying sample libraries can turn out quite pricey. Luckily there are plenty of free Kontakt libraries from which we chose our top 10. You will need: Full version of Kontakt [only number 2 works with Kontakt Player] 1. Acoustic Guitar by Pettinhouse Audio This guitar sounds very realistic thanks to its release and fret noises. Probably my favourite free library. Download 2. Flutes: Persian Ney & Shakukachi from Kontakt Factory Selection These two flutes included in Kontakt's free selection of instruments can add lots of oriental flavour to your track. Velocity...

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What's inside? Shuja's Home Studio

Home Studio Studio

German-italian DJ/Producer Shuja (facebook, soundcloud) has a nice home studio setup and even a comfortable second chair for possible collabs ;) Here's what gear he's mainly using:    DAW: Ableton Live 9   Hardware: Monitors / Speakers: Krk Rokit 6 Krk 12“ Subwoofer Roland A-500S Keyboard  Roland Quad Capture Interface Dbx Drive Rack Native Instruments Maschine Roland MC-808 Sampling Groovebox   Favorite plugins: Lennar Digital Sylenth1 Arturia Mini Moog     Keywords: Home Studio Setup, Shuja, JazzyFunk   More Resources: Check out our full 6h+ Course: Melodic Techno From Start To Finish with Ableton Live Professional Drum Samples: Deep Premium Vol. 1 Pro Massive Presets: Boiler...

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