Massive X Techno Kick: Mind Flux Synth Series

To follow up on our last video analog techno bass in Massive X we are going to be building a kick drum to support that bass. We will be looking at using self-oscillation using the filter rather than using a traditional oscillator. By following this video you will be able to create all manner kick to beef up your techno productions.


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Massive X Analog Techno Bass: Mind Flux Synth Series

In today's sound design journey we are going to look at creating a analog techno bass in Massive X. The sound has been influenced by the classic synths like the Moog Minimoog, Roland sh101 and the Jupiter 8

This bass sound is perfect for anyone wants to learn Melodic Techno, Deep Tech, Rolling Techno and darker tech-house.

What you will learn in this techno music production tutorial is:

  • Sound Design

  • Massive X

  • Audio Processing

  • Routing

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Drum Synthesis: Wavetable Hats

Today what we are going to be looking at is creating a 808 style hi hat, after you have followed this tutorial you will have all the custom 808 style open and closed hi hats you desire. Lets get started.

Thou wavetable has a category section called noise with some great wavetables they don't have the traditional noise sound we need to make, thou there is a trick to turn these into a hi hat.


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Top 5: Techno June 2019

Last month we gave a shout out to the world looking for some brand spanking new techno, and the response was great. There was a huge about of interesting grooves, deep bass lines and supersonic leads that shows the amount of talented producers out there.

Sadly we could not feature every track but we did slim it down to these top 5.

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Sound A Like: Ene Nyame Nam 'A' Mensuro (Henrick Schwartz Blend) Part 1 & 2

For Mind Flux’s newest blog series we have decided to open it up to the floor and ask our followers and friends what they would like to learn. And one request really stood out.

This request was to show how you could go about recreating Pat Thomas & Ebo Taylor - Ene Nyame Nam 'A' Mensuro (Henrick Schwartz Blend Mix).

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Drum Synthesis: Self OSC Kick

For old analog synth users a happy accident occurred when increasing the resonance to the max. The cool and crazy result of this left a lot of synth lovers angry and confused, but the adventurous among us saw it as an opportunity to experiment and create weird and wonderful sounds!

In this ‘Drum Synthesis’ series blog post we are going to use this “mistake” to build a kick drum, without even using an oscillator or sample.


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Drum Synthesis: Snare in Abletons Operator

In this blog post we are going to look at how to make a snare using Ableton’s simply scrumptious FM synth operator. The main advantage of building your own snare apposed to using a sample is you have full control over how the snare sounds. For example does the snare need more body or sizzle?. Does it need to be longer?. Can the pitch bend be deeper?. And that is just a small number of elements that you can change and through out the tutorial we will see the huge array of sound design possibilities that Ableton presents us when making a snare or in fact any drum sound.

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Synth Series: Evolving Dub Techno Chord in Serum

In this new vlog series we are going to adventure in to the world of sound design. Each month or so we will look to build a new sound using an multitude of soft synths.

To kick off of the adventure we are using one of the Mind Flux nerds favourite synth Serum from Xfer. We will use Serum to build an evolving dub techno chord which will help add movement and interest through out your productions.

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