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Post 30 Jan 2021

I haven't found any good source on layering synths

if you can advise me, or give me some clues on how to do it properly let me know thanks!

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Post 30 Jan 2021

Combinator with a 14:2 mixer ?

That will give you one custom instrument with up to 14 synths, four FX, independent gain control over each as well as bass/treble control on every synth in the Combinator

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Post 30 Jan 2021

samsome wrote: ↑
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I haven't found any good source on layering synths

if you can advise me, or give me some clues on how to do it properly let me know thanks!
What sorts of layering do you mean?
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Post 30 Jan 2021

Go to Youtube


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Post 30 Jan 2021

Yeah do you mean layering synths to blend 2 sounds together to make a new sound or layering 2 synths to make the sound big?
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Post 30 Jan 2021

Have you ever made a sandwich? :lol:

I make the best sandwiches. :puf_smile:
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Have you ever made a sandwich? :lol:

I make the best sandwiches. :puf_smile:
I love a good sandwich, what's your favourite?
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Billy+ wrote: ↑
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BRIGGS wrote: ↑
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Have you ever made a sandwich? :lol:

I make the best sandwiches. :puf_smile:
I love a good sandwich, what's your favourite?
Grilled cheese with eggs and bacon. :puf_smile:

You? :?:
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Poached or fried egg?
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I do a mean burger as well
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Now that's got some layers....
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Post 30 Jan 2021

What a delicious looking thread.

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Billy+ wrote: ↑
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Poached or fried egg?
I like both!!! :lol: :puf_smile:

Grilled onions and pepper if you like spicy spicy!
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I do a mean burger as well

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nom nom nom....looks yummy :puf_smile:
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Post 30 Jan 2021

Here's my take on layering:

1. do whatever you want...there are no 'proper rules'
2. select sounds the are varied to avoid phase issues
3. try not to use too many layers...it can get overwhelming quickly
4. the combinator is your best friend here
5. choose simple devices to get results quickly

On a side note...mysteriously... 4 or more layers is where magic happens. Probably, an effect of a type of counterpoint or something. YMMV
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Post 31 Jan 2021

Actually I would question no2

you could have your pattern running through a patch and want a more pluck style layer to enhance the overall sound in which case duplicate the device and change the Attack Decay Sustain and Release to make it more plucky i.e. make them all quick then using midi at a different octave to add your extra pattern.

You will definitely want to eq both to allow space and you will probably want a group bus but it's just another way, as I said it depends what kind of layering your after.
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Post 31 Jan 2021

Billy+ wrote: ↑
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I do a mean burger as well

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i'll go with this thanks guys

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samsome wrote: ↑
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Billy+ wrote: ↑
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I do a mean burger as well

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i'll go with this thanks guys
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Post 31 Jan 2021

lol it's just a little treat I like to call billys beer soaker, goes down really nice after 3 - 4 pints with the added advantage that after consumption you can sink a few more pints!

The secret is to pan fry the bacon until well done, start by placing 4 pieces of bacon in a frying pan without any oil and allow the fat to completely render. The rest is easy.

Two burgers, white onion, tomato & lettuce, your favourite sauce & cheese pre sliced, never try slicing cheese while pissed lol.

One tip would be to take the central bread remove the underside crust and toast both sides.
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Billy+ wrote: ↑
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lol it's just a little treat I like to call billys beer soaker, goes down really nice after 3 - 4 pints with the added advantage that after consumption you can sink a few more pints!

The secret is to pan fry the bacon until well done, start by placing 4 pieces of bacon in a frying pan without any oil and allow the fat to completely render. The rest is easy.

Two burgers, white onion, tomato & lettuce, your favourite sauce & cheese pre sliced, never try slicing cheese while pissed lol.

One tip would be to take the central bread remove the underside crust and toast both sides.
Because pork fat.....

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BRIGGS wrote: ↑
31 Jan 2021
Billy+ wrote: ↑
31 Jan 2021
lol it's just a little treat I like to call billys beer soaker, goes down really nice after 3 - 4 pints with the added advantage that after consumption you can sink a few more pints!

The secret is to pan fry the bacon until well done, start by placing 4 pieces of bacon in a frying pan without any oil and allow the fat to completely render. The rest is easy.

Two burgers, white onion, tomato & lettuce, your favourite sauce & cheese pre sliced, never try slicing cheese while pissed lol.

One tip would be to take the central bread remove the underside crust and toast both sides.
Because pork fat.....

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Hey it also contains 3 of your 5 a day lol
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I haven't found any good source on layering synths

if you can advise me, or give me some clues on how to do it properly let me know thanks!
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