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How do you process your acid lines?
Old 23rd October 2013
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How do you process your acid lines?

Just interested in how everyone processes their TB/TT303 acid lines?

Any pedals / plugins which compliment them especially?

How were they processing them "back in the day"???

I look forward to hearing from you
Old 23rd October 2013
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Distortion pedals/plugins or an over drive is what I find good results with. I never push them to hard, just enough for some grit.

Acid lines, I find, don't need much processing after coming out of the 303 because that 303 is what an acid line is.

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Old 23rd October 2013
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a smidge of delay..
Old 23rd October 2013
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ProCo Rat distortion (only a little most of the time)

Sometimes a reverb sidechained to the original signal so you get little washes of verb after the accents - only the accents should tickle the compressor to duck the 'verb. Sounds magical.

Sometimes I'll heavily limit it so I get the tone of the accents without the volume spikes.

Sometimes a big mid-range EQ scoop so it's all bass but with wispy highs when the rez is up. If I'm doing this, I generally do the heavy limiting as well so that I can pump the rez without a volume drop.
Old 23rd October 2013
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Side chained reverb is a great idea that never occured to me at all, some great info here!

Anyone else?
Old 24th October 2013
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Found just boosting the input level of my x0xb0x on my cr1604 had a nice smooth distortion better than my mxr distortion pedal.
Old 24th October 2013
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Distortion and delay is awesome on resonant sounds.. really like to bit crush em too

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Old 24th October 2013
TT 303 here ... Mostly PRO CO RAT ; delay and reverb ... but u can experiment with others effects ( report the ones u prefer ...) don t forget u can process it with others synths using their filters ... here is a little jam with no processing at all ( just a limiter on the buss ) with TT 303 and ELECTRO HARMONIX micro q tron ...


Old 24th October 2013
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x0xb0x here, little splash of reverb to get the res spikes ringing, touch of compression, HP filter. I find due to the changeable nature of the sound it's hard to have static processing.

Deffo going to try some of your tips though Network
Old 24th October 2013
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x0xbox user here.
Besides the obvious use of tight reverb and delay.
ProCo RAT2
Big Muff Pi Bass
Moog MF-102
Moog MF-103
Moog MF-108
LiveCut for glitches.

To avoid spamming the sh!t out of this thread, examples are in many tracks in the top link of my signature.
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