Instrument Overview & Description

 

 

P=Poly (more notes at the same time - layering of sounds possible)

M=Mono (one note at a time - hard attack)

L=Legato (one note at a time - soft attack/glide)

RAMPA

INSTRUMENTS

Rhythm

Accent

Akzente

Melody

Pad

Arpeggiator

A1-Drum sub-low

(Kicks, Toms)

x

(M)

x

(M)

 

 

x

(M)

A2-Drum low-mids 

(Snare, Tom, Rim, Clap, …)

x

(M)

x

(M)

 

 

x

(M)

A3-Drum highs 

(Hat open/closed, CrashCympal, RideCympal, Shaker, Tambourine, Top Loop)

x

(M)

x

(M)

 

 

x

(M)

A4-Drum Percussions low-mids-highs (Vocal, Samples, Recordings, Synths, …)

x

(M)

x

(M)

 

 

x

(M)

B-Bassline sub-low-mid

(SubBass, Bass)

x

(M/L)

x

(M/L)

x

(M/L)

 

x

(M/L)

C-Synth

-C1 Leads

x

(P/M/L)

x

(P/M/L)

x

(P/M/L)

 

x

(P/M/L)

C-Synth

-C2 Plucks (fast attack, short decay, short-mid release)

-C2 Stabs (very fast attack, short decay, very short release)

x

(P/M/L)

x

(P/M/L)

 

 

0

(P/M/L)

C-Synth

-C3 Chords

-C3 Chord Stabs

x

(P)

x

(P)

 

 

0

(P/M/L)

C-Synth

-C4 Pads

-C4 Strings (for Playing Chord)

 

 

x

(P)

x

(P)

 

C-Synth

-C5 Keys & Classics (Instrumente)

x

(P/M/L)

x

(P/M/L)

x

(P/M/L)

x

(P/M/L)

x

(P/M/L)

D-Vocals

x

(M)

x

(M)

x

(M)

 

 

E-EFX

x

(P/M/L)

x

(P/M/L)

 

 

 

F-Fill Background

 

 

 

x

(P)

 

Stab:

-envelope is very short...short release short decay, used in progressive trance and house

-usually filter envelope is short decay medium sustain and cutoff is medium to low...env amount is higher >50%

-stab is usually triad or 6th, 7th chords..etc

-usually saw waves detuned

Pluck:

-envelope is short, short decay, but longer release here notably compare to Stabs

-add delays, big delays, good for arps and melodic lines

-usually higher freqs and triangle waves or squares, (not saws)


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