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Subtractive Synth Basics Part 6: Acid Bass


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This post is part of a series called Subtractive Synth Basics.
Subtractive Synth Basics Part 5: Classic Sample And Hold FX
Subtractive Synth Basics Part 7: Exploring the Mod Matrix

You can make pretty much any sound you want using subtractive synthesis (or virtual analog), including effects, pads and strings, leads, and bass. In this fifth quick tip I'll show you how to create a classic acid bass patch. We'll be using u-he's Diva, one of the best virtual analogs out there.