• September 22, 2021 at 4:21 pm #44766
    Jack MartellJM0112358
    Participant

    Hi Joe,

    Four Tet’s been playing out this new tune a lot recently, yet to be released – it uses an accapela version of the song No More by 3LW. Best version I could find was this post Four Tet made on Instagram, a video of his Ableton project:

    https://www.instagram.com/p/CUIaFRppiR4/

    My question is about the bass – when artists make these kinds of basslines, do they sample resample separate sounds from the synth and then piece these together? Sounds like there’s a variety of short and long notes with different filter envelopes; is this more likely to be automated on the MIDI clip or just sampled to an audio track from whatever soft/hard synth he’s using?

    And any advice on how to go about getting the sound?

    Thanks

    September 24, 2021 at 10:09 am #44789
    Joe HanleyJoe Hanley
    Keymaster

    I think in this case it’s simply MIDI playing a synth. I don’t even think the filter envelope settings are changing, because the long notes are getting brighter than the short notes.

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