This post was originally published at ask.audio
Lead synths are one of the most important elements of any dance music track and in this short video from the course Dance Music Sound Design 302: Lead Synths Advanced, expert producer Adam Pollard breaks down the process of creating a super-cool computer chip style lead sound. This involves a combination of different techniques but is applicable to almost any virtual synth.
Starting with a square wave, you’ll see how to add reverb, LFO and oscillation and tweak all the different settings to create various kinds of chiptune effect.
Author : Hollin Jones