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0scape3-gearshifter

By zirafa on September 13, 2020 11:59 pm

Another 0-coast sound design experiment. This time trying to mimic the sound of a motorcycle or car engine idling, shifting through gears, then quickly slowing down. I performed the shifting gear sound by turning on slope cycle while slowly turning pitch and overtone knobs up. I turned off the slope cycle to stop shifting & maintain engine speed / idle. Added a touch of small space reverb after the fact.


# 0-coast settings
FROM SQR Wave out TO TEMPO
FROM CLK TO Contour GATE
FROM SLOPE Slope out TO LIN FM
Pitch Knob: Start at 0%, slowly move up as gear shifts up
Overtone: start at 0%, slowly move up as gear shifts up.  Attenuator knob 100%
Multiply: 50%, 50%
LIN FM knob: 100%
SLOPE: Rise 100%, Fall 100%, 50% vari-response
Contour: Onset 0%, Sustain 0%, Decay 90%, vari-response 90%
Balance knob ~ 50%
Notes: SLOPE cycle button initally OFF for idle sound, then turn ON to begin shifting gears. When shifting, slowly turn pitch & overtone knobs up. Turn slope cycle OFF to stop shifting & maintain constant speed (idling, top gear).

This submission is licensed by author under CC Attribution Noncommercial No Derivative Works (BY-NC-ND)

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September 14, 2020 6:59 am

I love this

September 14, 2020 1:15 pm

You hit the nail. It sounds 100% authentic to me. Next time you can mimic a jet-plane with crash?

September 26, 2020 3:36 pm

Yep that worked I just totally zoned out at that gif and felt like I was playing my SNES again.  All you needed was a haas effect at the end as they pass us. smile

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