Gated synth stabs

Gated synth stabs

#AudiotentTip 259. Gated Synth Stabs.

When working with swung grooves every element of your track needs to be short and tight to emphasise the transient hits. A great technique to achieve this for synth sounds is to use a gate. It will shorten your reverb/fx tail and the end result will sound more defined.
A great synth for creating synth stabs is ANA by Sonic Academy. It has an excellent chord hold feature that enables you to store chords onto a single key. This is great for re-creating those deep tech stabs. When looking for a gate plugin we go straight to the Softube Valley People Dyna-mite. A super fast gate and easy to use controls make this a perfect choice.

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