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How to Create a Dubstep Wobble Bass with Subtractor in Reason

When creating Dubstep music, one of the most important instruments is the bass. A lot of Dubstep songs have a wobble bass. This is basically a bass with a filter being modulated in a rhythmic sync with the tempo. Most often you will hear triplets and 8th notes being modulated by an LFO on the filter. In this tutorial, we will cover how to create a bass sound and add the ‘Wobble’ effect in the Subtractor device within Reason.


Step 1

First create a new project in Reason then add the following devices from the tool window:

  1. 1. MClass Mastering Suite Combinator
  2. 2. Mixer 14:2
  3. 3. Subtractor Analog Synthesizer

You can hide the Mastering Suite and Mixer, as we won’t need them, by clicking the arrow in the top left of each device. Now we need to initialize the patch. (This clears out the default sound) Right click anywhere on the Subtractor and choose: Initialize Patch.

Continue through to Step 7

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Free Sound Effect Website Database – 500,000+ free sound effects

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Novation Dicer – Awesome DJ Controller – Demo Vid

Damn I want one.

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Shuttleplugs – FREE VSTs! – Instruments & Effects

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The Freesound Project

The Freesound Project is a collaborative database of Creative Commons licensed sounds. Freesound focusses only on sound, not songs. This is what sets freesound apart from other splendid libraries like ccMixter. New to this site? Read the What is Freesound page to learn more!

  • browse the sounds in new ways using keywords, a “sounds-like” type of browsing and more
  • up and download sounds to and from the database, under the same creative commons license
  • interact with fellow sound-artists!

Reactable – Things just keep getting stranger

This would be super addicting..someone needs to make an online version of this!!

From the Reactablesite:

We created Reactable Systems with the vision to redefine the way we interact with computers. Using the knowledge we gained through the Reactable musical instrument we are developing intuitive products focused on the promotion of creativity and the mediation of culture. In order to achieve this we are applying the latest technologies in human computer interaction, music technology, graphics and computer vision.

Reactable Systems is a spin-off company of the Pompeu Fabra Universityand is collaborating with its Music Technology Group, one of the worlds largest research labs in music technology.

Our first product is the Reactable, a novel musical instrument that has gained international reputation and received several worldwide awards. Based on the successful concept of the Reactable we are working on new applications enhancing the technology and expanding its applications.

This Site Links to some SICK Music Tools – Chalkmaze

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