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Deadmau5 opening chord

Postby mikemike1191 » Sun May 12, 2019 6:29 pm

I can hear delay and a filter sweep but I can't even come close to the patch. Since you guys nailed my last question I thought I'd come here and ask again.

Here's the song https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=O2jj3YbgX_w
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Re: Deadmau5 opening chord

Postby desmond » Sun May 12, 2019 6:50 pm

Probably something like a simple Sylenth EDM synth, with some delay, compression, distortion and EQ/filtering.

Honestly, these things get processed and changed so much with FX, that identifying the source synth is like picking out what kind of eggs were used in your birthday cake... The exact source sound is not nearly as significant as the processing and the arrangement in the track...
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Re: Deadmau5 opening chord

Postby mikemike1191 » Sun May 12, 2019 6:56 pm

So trying to recreate it would probably be fruitless?
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Re: Deadmau5 opening chord

Postby desmond » Sun May 12, 2019 7:06 pm

Not fruitless, but remember, when doing the synth part, you're not trying to make the synth part you are hearing, you are trying to make the synth part that *when processed with a bunch of FX*, sounds like what you are hearing.

All too often people get stuck as they are trying to use a synth to recreate a part that requires other components.
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Re: Deadmau5 opening chord

Postby mikemike1191 » Sun May 12, 2019 7:08 pm

Alright thansk for the quick relies
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Re: Deadmau5 opening chord

Postby mikemike1191 » Wed May 15, 2019 7:30 pm

Not starting another thread because I ask so many questions but if anyone can figure out how the baseline to this I'd be stoked. I know it's something to do with an envelope and/or LFO opening and closing the filter but I'm stumped.

Here's the tune: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=V2upTzAFQrk the bass first comes in at 2:24 plus I can't figure out the notes either because I suck at this apparently
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Re: Deadmau5 opening chord

Postby mikemike1191 » Wed May 15, 2019 9:10 pm

running an lfo to the filter's resonance and cut off with a retrigger on the lfo are as close as I can get.
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Re: Deadmau5 opening chord

Postby BJG145 » Wed May 15, 2019 10:09 pm

Just a random bass patch and careless timing in this demo, but I think the notes are something like this...(slowed down, then full speed).

https://soundcloud.com/qchord/basssynth/s-ZUFTW

There are some variations thrown in though, with some fast volleys of repeated notes. (Helps to choose half-speed or 3/4 -speed playback in the settings on YouTube.)
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Re: Deadmau5 opening chord

Postby mikemike1191 » Wed May 15, 2019 10:23 pm

Omg that is an amazing feature I never knew about! Now I can stop bothering you guys lol
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Re: Deadmau5 opening chord

Postby mikemike1191 » Wed May 15, 2019 10:28 pm

Also one last thing before I go away what were the notes you got.
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Re: Deadmau5 opening chord

Postby BJG145 » Wed May 15, 2019 10:43 pm

If key is F# then the basic pattern sounds like:

G# F# D# C# D# G#
G# F# D# C# C# (octave up)
G# F# D# C# D# G#
G# F# D# C# F#
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Re: Deadmau5 opening chord

Postby mikemike1191 » Wed May 15, 2019 10:50 pm

Again you are the best now Ill go away forever lol
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