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Smichard



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Trouble figuring out this sound! new
      #967390 - 31/01/12 06:31 AM
Hey everyone, Ive been trying to figure out how to make a certain style of sounds but ive had no luck. I could really use some insight on how to make this specific example maybe someone can help me!

It starts at 1:38 what could it be?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=idLMGgddb5g


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Re: Trouble figuring out this sound! new [Re: Smichard]
      #967400 - 31/01/12 09:30 AM
If you're talking about the 'knocking' rhythm noise, it sounds like it might be sped-up kick sample, actually. Or a slowed-down woodblock or clave.

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Smichard



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Re: Trouble figuring out this sound! new [Re: Mike Senior]
      #967485 - 31/01/12 02:03 PM
Thanks for the reply! That does sound like it could be it, idk about the sped up kick but the slowed down woodblock sounds right, Do you know where I can find a sample pack for claves or woodblocks?


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Re: Trouble figuring out this sound! new [Re: Smichard]
      #967497 - 31/01/12 02:31 PM
I would buy an old sound module by Emu or Roland as most of this music will have these sounds as their base...percussion included.Dave

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Re: Trouble figuring out this sound! new [Re: Smichard]
      #967556 - 31/01/12 05:17 PM
Doesn't Generic MIDI (General MIDI?) have both woodblock/Clave and kick? Maybe not great quality, but if it's being stretched out 4000%, maybe it would be OK?

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Re: Trouble figuring out this sound! [Re: Smichard]
      #967583 - 31/01/12 07:26 PM
So you guys think its just a time stretched woodblock or clave hit? Ive been experimenting still with no luck. Definitely a percussion hit? Correct?


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Re: Trouble figuring out this sound! new [Re: Smichard]
      #967587 - 31/01/12 07:48 PM
You could also try a down-pitched sample of an FM DX7-type wood block, or xylophone/marimba too.

You're going to have to accept that you'll not get that *exact* sound, but you can get close.

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Re: Trouble figuring out this sound! new [Re: Smichard]
      #967628 - 01/02/12 01:16 AM
One again I have kept experimenting and gotten nothing that even sounds decent. I am pitching down percussion after percussion, even trying some filters and still I am empty handed. Here is another example http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=irfSOiH1_Ns&ob=av2n Its at 45 seconds..


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Re: Trouble figuring out this sound! new [Re: Smichard]
      #967650 - 01/02/12 08:12 AM
That's a different sound altogether. Sounds like a (909, maybe) tom pitched high - your previous example was a sample pitched low.

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