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Synth for trap beats Desktop Synthesizers
Old 1 week ago
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Synth for trap beats

I am currently looking to buy a synth for around 500$ which would be good at doing that really dark/under water felling often used in hiphop trap music.
Sounds which often dont have much (if any) high frequencys even though it sounds like they do.

I have been looking at either Moog Mother-32 or Waldorf Pulse 2 but I am very open for other suggestions in the price range.

Thanks in advance
Old 1 week ago
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Any synth with a lowpass filter can do that mellow type lowpassed sound. In my opinion 4 pole filters are better for the trap sound than 2 pole filters. Another option would be to get an external filter (e.g. vermona filter lancet or Waldorf 2 pole) or use a filter plugin in your DAW, then you can use that with any synth or softsynth (or workstation, or sampler...).
Old 1 week ago
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save your money and get a prophet or get omnisphere
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Look at a used Roland JV-1080/2080/1010 or Roland XV-5080. The Roland Integra 7 is nice but i think they sell for more money.
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Here´s a video on how the "under water" effect is made (no matter what synth)
YouTube

Drakes producer explained exactly this in another video.
Old 1 week ago
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What DAWs are you using? The built in synths for reason and logic can do wonders. If you have maschine massive is also a nice synth to have.
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