Making a Low Guttural Wobble in NI Massive
From dubstep to grime, this nasty deep bass will be right at home taking your music to a lower level of filth and it only takes a few minutes to set up.
Using a couple of the most popular wavetables in NI Massive, deep throat and modern talking, YouTube user fills out the base sound with a square-saw wavetable before he shapes it into a perfectly nasty sound ideal for a several popular styles of music. All three main oscillators are pitched down a couple of octaves and then run through a lowpass filter which is modulated by an LFO to generate the wobble effect. The other big character element of the sound if of course the glide, which is activated by switching the synth from a polyphonic to a monophonic instrument.
The rest of the sound design process is really fine-tuning the bass. The routing of signals is quickly adjusted before adding a couple of inserts. First a parabolic shaper is introduced and then a hard clipper. The same LFO which controls the lowpass filter is then assigned to the OSC3 panel to modulate the wavetable position. Another LFO is set up to control the wt-position of the deep throat oscillator. Then it is just a simple matter increasing the overall drive and grit by running the sound through a tube amp and making it a bit bigger by adding a dimension expander. This pretty much wraps up this sound. Of course, you should try experimenting with the sound further to really make it your own so it can fit better into your projects.
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