In this tutorial video we start processing the main bass we created in Massive. To do this we use a series of effects in Ableton Live.
The instrument rack allows us to place these effects just on the chain we want to. In this case we use a saturator too add some dirt and harmonics, then highpass it with an EQ Eight. Then we use a vocoder, modulating the bandwidth of 4 bands, and employing the formant parameter to give us some vocal “talking bass” growls. Next in line is a phaser and flanger, also with modulation on several of their tonal parameters.
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