Posts Tagged ‘Lead Synth’
Hey everyone, Subtractor is a really basic synthesizer but I find this one amazing especially for classic Bass and Lead sound. As a gift, I have created 25 Bass sound for that old boy. Most of my track’s bass line comes from this synth. Every patch responds to velocity, aftertouch and mod wheel. So, when you will explore these presets, you should try everything in your playing style (Short and longer notes, legato, aftertouch, soft and hard velocity). You will get some expressive bass line out of that pack. For the rounder and lower bass sound, try to pass it into some distortion unit or the Line 6 Bass unit to add some harmonics.
I’ll provide here an easy way to produce thick and wide lead sound with Subtractor synth in Propellerhead Reason. You may also explore on your own way cause this method will give you some idea I’m sure.
For those who don’t really know what is a unison synth I’ll give you a short explanation about its principle. It’s quite easy, actually a unison synth is 2 or more oscillator detuned from each other. Furthermore, each oscillator is spread on the stereo image resulting in a fatter and wider sound. If you aren’t sure to understand don’t worry you will after this tutorial. At the end of this tutorial it should sounds like this: