does anybody know how to create this sound?

Aug 23, 2010 at 8:56pm

does anybody know how to create this sound?

I think it’s made from lots of resonators and filters, but i can’t find the right combination (don’t know if some fm synthesis is involved)…

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  1. aether.mp3
#51952
Aug 23, 2010 at 9:20pm

It’s hard to tell from just an mp3, and I don’t know if there is a specific or unique synthesis algorithm solely responsible for the texture and colour; that said, I think you’re right that there are resonant filters creating that upper mid-range wash, and it also sounds like a very wet, layered reverb. I think identifying the ‘untreated’ core sample or pure-tone might be tricky, the treatment less so. Comb-filtering and AM synthesis are good starting points for the pseudo-choral/vocal colour that I can hear.

ps if there was an award for ‘generating the most varied responses’, this query would definitely be in the running
Brendan

#186420
Aug 23, 2010 at 9:42pm

I think synchronous granulation of an audio file would be a good place to explore as it’s brilliant for creating evolving textures.

#186421
Aug 23, 2010 at 10:19pm

I’m going to go with bandlimited noise + poly. lots and lots of poly.

#186422
Aug 23, 2010 at 11:00pm

you all take yourselves too seriously… it’s really just an orchestra tuning up and put through a really crappy tape machine, either that or the goddess venus let out a long queef(are we allowed to say things like ‘queef’ here?)

just kidding.

nice sound, though, quite “effluvial”! (oh snapz, i know the right term!)
reminds me of Bill Laswell’s ambient stuff.

#186423
Aug 24, 2010 at 7:15am

sounds a bit like granular mixed with effects. that my prognosis anyhow.
i say granular because you can here a start and end in the sound, moving around.

#186424
Aug 24, 2010 at 1:51pm

some kind of granular resynthesis, original source material
is slowed down, probably an organ or symphonic sample.

#186425
Aug 25, 2010 at 8:45pm

thanks for all your bets!
I’m trying to recreate that mood: still very far, but at least I know where to start from! ;-)

#186426
Aug 25, 2010 at 11:22pm

One more thing to throw out there.

Patch 00
universe
korg M1

a true classic

#186427

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