Audiorealism Bassline needs to be utilized in sample mode to get that genuine Roland TB-303 sound, and this plugin actually does sound like the actual factor!
Crank the unit’s distortion and drive knobs proper to the highest. Then distort it so much, ideally with an analogue modeled plugin or anything you’ve got obtained useful. Ramp the ‘resonance’ knob as much as the highest too to get that squelchy acid really feel!
Flick the sample mode button and jam a bar lengthy notice, say C3. into your sequencer’s piano roll and loop spherical it. This can play your sample from the synth’s inner sequencer.
For the sake of this tutorial we’ll flick the sample size down to eight steps as an alternative of 16 to assist us get an old school sounding repetitive acid line.
Now for our patented random acid line era technique! Hit the sample button on the highest proper. Now choose ‘randomise all’. You will need to assume forward right here since it may sound messy. Hold clicking this until you get one thing that you simply think about will be just right for you.
As soon as you’ve got discovered one thing you want it is time to get it into the identical key as your monitor. Hit the ‘auto advance’ button on the sequencer and click on the word of your monitor eight occasions in order that your sample will now be within the right key (if that is what you need!!!)…
Now play your sample together with your monitor or only a kick drum. You may discover it sounds just like the patterns within the flawed place so ‘nudge’ it utilizing the synths ‘shift left’ or ‘shift proper’ buttons. This will make an enormous distinction. In fact it might sound like a load of garbage, by which case get brutal with your self and begin once more!
When you do have one thing you want you should use the synths ‘copy sample’ and ‘paste sample’ perform from the ‘sample’ menu to repeat and paste your sample to a special notice in your piano roll to create a variation of the sample, you possibly can construct up complicated acid strains utilizing this technique, in addition to create patterns in several keys.
For extra info on the actual Roland TB-303 learn the Wikipedia entry.