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marcel dettmann bass

Post by dibango » Sun Apr 01, 2012 3:48 am

hey, i was listening to good ol' dettmann today and was wondering how I create the amazing bass in this track.


you guys have any idea?

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Re: marcel dettmann bass

Post by JonasEdenbrandt » Sun Apr 01, 2012 2:16 pm

Wow I had forgotten about that record it is fucking sick!

There was a really long thread about berghain techno and in it bass was discussed. So start by looking through that would be my tip!

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Re: marcel dettmann bass

Post by NoAffiliation » Tue Apr 03, 2012 2:14 am

i read an interview once of marcel where he mentioned something about taking a full already made track and filtering it down to only the sub and then sidechain it to his track. it seems like a pretty good idea, you would get so much movement in the low end from all the other elements. i think he adds then a repeating higher note bassline on top of it to round it out.

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Re: marcel dettmann bass

Post by loopdon » Tue Apr 03, 2012 10:33 pm

I think most of what is attributed to the bass is what is on top of it. Or better the addition of bass and the
stuff above forming a union.
The kick itself is pretty short. The bass isn't very loud, but it's allowed to fill up the rest of the beat.
Interesting stuff.

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Re: marcel dettmann bass

Post by dibango » Wed Apr 04, 2012 1:00 pm

the sound i mean is the one that is gone at 0:27 and hits back at 0:30.

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Re: marcel dettmann bass

Post by Kleig » Wed Apr 04, 2012 2:15 pm

Do you mean the percussive sound? Try Chromaphone (http://www.applied-acoustics.com/chromaphone/trial/) and mess about with the tube model in it. Or record yourself hitting the other end of a PVC tube with a drumstick. Then add a nice dotted delay, a reverb, a band pass filter and some saturation.
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Re: marcel dettmann bass

Post by cloutier » Wed Apr 04, 2012 9:49 pm

pretty much everything about this track has fascinated me since the first time i heard it. i constantly go back and listen to it and try to emulate some sounds just so i can figure out new tricks to use in other tracks i'm working on, but i never can get any of it right. it's eluded me pretty much since day one, but i never get sick of it.
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Re: marcel dettmann bass

Post by Hades » Thu Apr 05, 2012 12:44 am

JonasEdenbrandt wrote:Wow I had forgotten about that record it is fcking sick!

There was a really long thread about berghain techno and in it bass was discussed. So start by looking through that would be my tip!
yes, I once bookmarked the topic to get back to it later when I had the time,
and it seems gone nowadays.
doing a search for "berghain" doesn't help me find it back either.
anyone know how to find it back ?
many thx.

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