Author Topic: Wind up/wind down effect.  (Read 701 times)


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Wind up/wind down effect.
« on: March 24, 2016, 04:20:44 pm »
I was listening to the Seven Lions track, Fractals, and was quite baffled by a couple of the sounds I was hearing. I have no idea how to describe them, so going with wind up for the first and wind down for the second seems to be the most accurate description.

Edit: In both clips, it appears like some extra audio got added to the beginning of the clips(even though it's not showing up in ableton), so the effect I am curious about is the one going on in the last half to two-thirds of both clips.
« Last Edit: March 24, 2016, 04:25:26 pm by Khron1k »


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Re: Wind up/wind down effect.
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2016, 02:56:33 pm »
I think he just takes a bunch of stuff playing, and modulates the volume with an LFO (changing the speed). He bounces all his tracks before mixing them, that makes effects like that a lot easier.