Xfer Records SERUMの使い方③ モジュレーションのコントロール(Sleepfreaks DTMスクール)

Xfer Records SERUMの使い方③ モジュレーションのコントロール(Sleepfreaks DTMスクール)

August 3, 2019 5 By Kailee Schamberger


Hello, I’m Mizutani from Sleepfreaks. In this video, I will talk about LFO, MARTIX and MOD section. First, let’s talk about LFO. There are 4 types of LFOs, and you can drag this crossed icon to whatever parameter you want. This time, put the work menu into ‘SYNC’, and let’s put it to this parameter. Move the parameter to decide the starting point of the LFO, then drag the blue knob on the left top corner to adjust the place of the peak. You can change the type of LFO from the folder. You can sync the movement of the LFO to the song’s tempo by turning ‘BPM’ on, and you can adjust the speed of LFO by moving the ‘RATE’ knob. The movement will be played once per bar if you set it to ‘bar’. Let’s have a listen. It sounds pretty good. The ‘RISE’ knob adjusts the time of the fade in of the LFO. To make it easy, let’s set ‘RATE’ to ‘1/4’ and ‘RISE’ to ‘2 bar’. You can hear that it took 2 bars to gradually become the LFO sound. The ‘DELAY’ knob decides how long it takes to apply the LFO. It will be applied after a bar if you set it to ‘bar’. It’s pretty straight forward. You can also create your own LFO graph. You can add points by shift+click. You can draw curves by dragging between the points. You can change the width of the grid by adjusting the grid value. If you set it to 16, you can add points by the width of 16th notes. The points will stick on the grid by the following control: in Mac, Option+drag, in Windows, Alt+drag. So you can adjust it to fit it in time. You can also remove the slected points from the right click menu. If you want to make it sound smoother, you can use the smooth knob to adjust the smoothness of the LFO. It would be interesting if you draw automation for it. Finally, since in default setting, the ‘MODE’ section is turned off , so the LFO will be repeated regardless of the MIDI notes. In the ‘TRIG’ mode, the LFO starts from the head as the it hits another MIDI notes. In the ‘ENV’ mode, the LFO period will be played only once. You can use these modes in different situations. You can save your own LFO graph that you’ve created. Click on the folder and select ‘Save Shape’. You can name it however you want, and bring it back from the ‘User’ menu. Next, the LFO that we’ve applied moves the parameter to left or right, from the primary value. But you can also move it left and right from the parameter that you’ve set. You can set that in the MATRIX tab. In this screen, you can see which LFO is applied to which parameter. Right now, the LFO 1 is set to oscillator A Warp with this much amount. When the arrow in the TYPE section is pointing right side, it starts moving from the set value. When you click on it and make it point both sides, it starts to move left and right from the parameter value. Let’s try it out with Noise. Set LFO 1 to the Pitch knob of the Noise. When the arrow in the TYPE section is pointing right side, it starts moving from the set value, which is around 10 o’clock. On the other hand, you can also make it turn it down from the higher pitch. When you click on it and make it point both sides, it starts to move left and right from the parameter value. There is no right answer to this, so you can play around with it. You can assign the ‘AMOUNT’ controller to the ‘MOD’ knob and control it. They are Macro 1,2,3, and 4, so you can select the Macro that you want to use from ‘AUX SOURCE’. When the ‘MACRO’ knob is turned all the way to the left, the ‘AMOUNT’ will be 0, and when the ‘MACRO’ knob is turned all the way to the right, the amount will be be the amout that you’ve set. If you turn this modulation to the ‘inv’ in the middle, the movement will be inverted. When the ‘MACRO’ knob is turned all the way to the right, the ‘AMOUNT’ will be 0, Of course, you can apply a same MACRO knob to more than one places. You can do that from the MATRIX screen, but let’s do it in an easier way. For example, let’s apply it to the Hyper Mix knob in the ‘FX’ tab. Click on the right side of ‘MACRO 1’, and the crossed icon pops up. Let’s drag it to the ‘MIX’ knob. Then set the left side of the MACRO knob with the parameter, and drag the blue knob to set the value in the right side of the knob. By dragging the ‘MACRO’ knob to the right, the LFO will be gradually applied, and the ‘Mix’ of HYPER will change at the same time. So, you could see that LFO, MATRIX, and MACRO can be controlled very intuitively, so it’s very easy to make your own sound. I will end this video here, and in the next video, I will talk about more practical tips. Thank you for watching! Thank you for watching this video! We are also looking for collaboration with other companies and musicians. Feel free to contact us about creating new tutorial videos. We appreciate your continued support.