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Old 2012-11-13, 23:26
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Need helping making a sound

Hey guys, I'm really new to producing and making music (so I'm also composing-illiterate), but I was wondering if anyone could help me try and makee a harmonious background sound (I assume it'd be called a bassline although I don't think they're bass instruments) as found in songs like these:

In this one as soon as the vocals kick in:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2A7nb7XWsCc

In this one it starts straight away
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nYFEf7Y1Gco

Do you guys know the type of sound I'm talking about?

Thanks heaps
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Old 2012-11-13, 23:28
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Oh and this is on reason 5 by the way
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Old 2012-11-14, 05:05
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try various pads
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Old 2012-11-14, 07:29
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Reason 5? *cough?* yarr *cough*

This link might help you even more.
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Old 2012-11-14, 08:56
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You will find the perfect sound in Predator
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Old 2012-11-17, 03:37
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Are they preset sounds and which synthesizer should I use? cheers
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Old 2012-11-17, 14:18
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In Thor, try the Analgue 1 or 2 patch (open a thor up, initalize it, select the open box next to the name on the Thor, search under pads and it should be in there). That gets the basic sound you want.

There is then a massive compressor on both of them sidechained to a bass drum, this means that it 'pumps' or pulses in time to the music.

The other way of getting that sound is that you need to be playing multiple notes, so try a fifth above or below as a starter...

Need anymore help just shout
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Old 2012-11-19, 07:13
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What a champion, thanks so much
 

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