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Glitch effect?


I would really like ot add a little glitch effect to some tracks but no clue on how to accomplish this, any suggestions on where to start?

Thanks all!


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    DannoHungDannoHung Posts: 11

    Map bit crush, saturation, or decimation to the custom knobs? You can play with the stutter too.

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    Ian_JorgensenIan_Jorgensen Wellington, New ZealandPosts: 592

    It's a really big question...if its samples you could do things like add an arp or really fast LFO to samples perhaps modulating transpose/pan, etc, you could send extreme delays to fast LFOs. You could zoom in to really fine resolutions and add steps at like 512th note resolution - search "fine resolution hack" on Ron Cavagnaro's YouTube channel, or instead you could just use a really fast BPM. There are so many ways...

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    Thank you, great info to work with.

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    amiga909amiga909 Central EuropePosts: 1,078
    edited April 2019

    tinkered with stretch mode and short samples, can give "glitchy" results. imho a more powerful stretch mode would be insanely useful for glitch sounds (alike a radical Kontakt Timemachine)

    in the prepared pattern there are some other techniques involved (modulate free running Arp, heavy modulation on pitch/volume, ..), but no sound mangling coming from global or track FX.

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    Very cool tutorial amiga! Thanks.

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    IcoustikIcoustik NorwayModerator, Beta Tester, Mentor Posts: 983

    Some things:

    • Use arp on samples, set Arp octaves to 1. This works like a re-trig type of thing. Turn off Arp sync then play with arp rate and gate!
      Learn Arp rate to Custom 1 knob and then combine tweaking that with the Stutter effect.
      For a cool rising stutter sound: Turn up the Arp rate so the sound becomes like a droning waveform, then
      right after pressing down the Stutter knob, from the center position, quickly turn it down just a bit and then turn it upwards slowly.

    • Put Flanger mod fx on stuff, crank the Feedback and tweak the Rate.
      Combine that with some Decimation and 13ish Bitcrush.

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