Fuse Audio Sounds with Convolution and Cross Synthesis
What is convolution and cross synthesis? Convolution and cross synthesis are commonly used to fuse audio noises to create enhanced, more complex sounds. You are essentially creating hybrid sounds when using convolution and cross synthesis. Using convolution and cross synthesis are great techniques that can be used in many different ways. Hear for yourself in the video above.
Convolution and cross synthesis are great tool for making new sounds out of sounds you already have. You will develop your unique sound as a music producer even more when you convolute your own sample libraries. You can easily create your own sample libraries with iterative resampling and mudpies.
Convoluting melodies are great for making different variations. Whether you use the variation in the same track or make a remix, a little convoluting and cross synthesis might make your melody feel more lush. Learn more about creating awesome melodies with our 3 Tips For Making EDM Melodies.
You can make the drums sound more textured by fusing the drums with other sounds or reverbs. Combing your drums with reverbs can be difficult if you do not know how to control the effect, timing and frequency of the reverb. Learn more about adding reverb to your drums in Ableton with our Unusual Drum Processing Tricks Part 1 tutorial.
Fuse the vocals with other sounds to make the vocals sound like they were recorded in a different space. Having different versions of your vocals can be useful when you are ready to mix vocals in Ableton.
Using convolution cross synthesis is just one of the fun ways to manipulate sounds. If you are struggling with your sound design and not having fun while making music then check out our Mindfulness Meditation episode.