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How to make a lazer "zap" type sound???
Old 15th April 2012
Gear Head

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How to make a lazer "zap" type sound???

Hello I've been trying to figure out how to make a cool lazer blaster zap type sound a la Chris Clark

Here's the example. You can hear it at 0:09

I've asked a couple of my friends but they don't seem to have a clue.

Please feel free to explain if you have other ways of making lazer zap type sounds. Much appreciated, thnkx.
Old 15th April 2012
Gear maniac

It is just a sine wave with the pitch descending from very high to low, with sample and hold LFO on the oscilator and some reverb. The descending pitch can be done with a pitch envelope. There is also some other noise on top of it from the noise generator.
Old 15th April 2012
Gear nut

Old 15th April 2012
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crank the resonance all the way up so its just pure resonance.

watch this at 2:30

Old 16th April 2012
Gear Head

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sweet, I'll mess around with my synths see if I can get it.
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