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Old 09-13-2007, 06:47 PM
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Default vocoding

what type of sound do you guys use as the carrier on your vocoders? i've experimented a bit with a farfisa, and a cool techno pad i found, but i cant get that evil robot sound that i'm looking for. any thoughts?
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Old 09-14-2007, 02:33 AM
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Vocoding takes the formants of your voice and applies it to another sound, so if you want a really snarly evil sound, i'd suggest starting off with a harsh saw wave patch. Of course, i've never actually done any vocoding, but that's what i'd start with - let me know how it turns out.
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Old 09-14-2007, 03:12 AM
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I use white noise both as source to be modified and carrier. you can achive nice wateer/rain sfx with.

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Old 09-14-2007, 09:40 AM
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Yeah, a buzzy saw wave patch with a good bit of filter resonance would probably be a good place to start.
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