bass punchiness [was Re: [linux-audio-user] I'm back with some music]

Patrick Shirkey pshirkey at
Thu Apr 6 17:11:59 EDT 2006

Loki Davison wrote:
> On 4/5/06, Patrick Shirkey <pshirkey at> wrote:
>> Loki Davison wrote:
>>> Side chain compressors can also help a lot. Having an env on frequency
>>> is really nice too, dropping the frequency with time.
>>> example of quite a
>>> big punchy bass.
>>> Loki
>> Hi,
>> Picking up this thread again.
>> I have tried the various suggestions and it has definitely made the bass
>> more sound fuller. However, The sound being generated is a constant
>> drone or pulse. Fluctuating, rhythmic and melodic but still constant.
>> Does anyone have a tip for making the bass stop at set times.
>> For the purposes of this experiment I am using this chain:
>> Trigger->envelope->wavetable->moog filter->oscillator->compressor-output
>> Which creates a sound like this:
>> While this is actually quite a desirable sound for me I would also like
>> to be able to trigger when it stops, not just when it starts.
>> Cheers.
> Is this using om? Just copy one of the example patches to work out how
> to do env's correctly. There are a lot of good/decent bass patches in
> the om examples
> Loki

Easier said than done. Every patch  I load has missing plugins. It's 
gonna take a while to get them all installed.

However I now have om and patchage installed which is pretty useful.

If you have a patch using only swh plugins then I could probably load it.


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