It sounds really good doing this! I've thus resorted to using group channels or a compressor if I'm too lazy to set up my busses. Serum is a direct answer to prayer for modern producers - all the best features of what's already available, with enough power to manipulate them as needed, yet with a comfortable and intuitive layout that makes learning one's way around easy and enjoyable. Simpler, faster, and more precise than using a compressor. Bass Treatment Example Listen to how this simple bass sample gets the Serum treatment to create a more exciting sound. Hands down In My Opinion this is because the plugin is so versatile, has the best user interface out of the lot and works with the wavetable systems that people used to only dream about. Any goodwill attached to those brands rest with the brand owner. My one issue with it is that it uses to much cpu.
There's just a lot more flexibility with sound in general in serum. It's really frustrating to have a great sounding synth that I can't figure out how to program in an easy and straightforward way. Not that that's a bad thing. Once you understand how these menus work, the world is your oyster. How to find your Serum Presets folder Step 2: Copy + Paste your Serum presets. Drag and Drop from any sample library You can also drag-and-drop audio files to the noise oscillator, and Serum will embed it in the preset meaning the noise is not needed if you want to share the preset. Couldn't recommend anything more than this.
Like everything else in Serum, the filters and effects sound fantastic. So why would any musician want to limit themselves? The organization of the interface goes above and beyond what a large majority of other software synthesizers provide and is unmatched by any currently on the market. You don't need to be a rocket science to see if you want the dimension to be wider, ore spready. I can provide this download if needed email me. I even cracked it just to see what I could get out of it, and I was pleased with the results.
There is a ton of learning to be done to understand Serum. Godlike Posts: 3494 Joined: Fri Jan 30, 2004 3:08 pm Location: Las Vegas junebug wrote:i'm using a 32 bit orion, so i installed the 32 bit version of serum. All of the rest is fine tuning and all of the controls you would expect from a synth like filter controls and oscillator controls. Not only can you control volume, the user can also modulate several other parameters all within the same window space, at the same time. So when I found out about serum I was very impressed.
One of the key features Serum exhibits is the ability to drag and drop source and destination parameters for easy modulation. Since the chord browser is in the same plugin as the arpeggiator, you can arpeggiate the chords you are playing with one note! It is the best plugin I've ever used and I aim to make it my main source of power in my studio. Rescan your Serum Presets folder How to add Serum preset packs from Typhonic Samples? Xfer has implemented a separate wavetable menu that pops up when clicking on the smaller, yet still visually appealing, wavetable window that is shown on the upper half of the synth. We love it because it is so consistent every time. Very cool and fun to watch. One click gets you access to all of the sound folders in your presets folder, and they are organized exactly the same way on your hard drive. Steve Duda Using the Noise Oscillator as a sample player offers many benefits.
Boost your sound design skills with this Xfer Serum tip exploring how to use the Noise Oscillator to transform samples in unique ways. Another minor nit I have is that the envelope timing is in milliseconds and seconds. While not intuitively apparent when first opening the device, I think Xfer still made a great decision by including this drag-and-drop feature as most of their users have some familiarity with , which uses something similar. Its a very powerful and versatile synth! Want to duck your bass so that your kick shines through your mix? The fact that you can automate every knob is very useful allowing for some interesting sounds. The end result is something that sounds great and is usable immediately.
Going from the headache-inducing Harmor, to such a masterpeice in workflow optimization gives me so much satisfaction in designing patches for Serum. This approach allows you to add more complexity to your sounds by laying samples loaded in the Noise Oscillator with the Wavetable and Sub Oscillators. So very much worth it. I use this synthesiser to make probably most of my sounds at the moment and it is amazing. You're not compressing it, you're not coloring it, you're not shaping it in any other way other than literally just using it as a volume automation. The presets are very easy to modify so it is very easy to provide personal touch to the sounds.
So I also tried to get the demo running in Orion - no luck so far. Apprentice Posts: 539 Joined: Sun Jan 11, 2004 11:36 pm Location: United Kingdom Great Britain No, Orion doesn't have a Bit Bridge so only a 32 bit plugin will work in Orion 32 bit. The flexibility to tailor your sounds are unlike any other comparable plugins out there. VolumeShaper makes it easy to apply this essential technique precisely, for accurate and dynamic mixes. It's like someone finally pulled back the curtain and let you see what's going on behind it. It's a filter as well as everything else. We are all starting to really dig into that synth and figure out what it can do! When deactivated, the sample plays indefinitely, looping start to end.
They have a similar feel for sure, but there are some differences that you gotta feel out. By hitting one key at a time, you can create chord progressions, and then you can also create your own custom chord progressions as well. Essential for a well-defined kick and bass, the well-known ducking effect of sidechain compression creates extra rhythmic drive and provides space and definition. We also offer a variety of! I hated massive as a wavetable synthesizer because I didn't understand the routers and it's display is disgusting to my eyes. Therefore, I would suggest to keep 1. Of course there are hundreds of other features and buttons that do various things, but the sections I listed above comprise the bulk of the instrument.