How To Make a Chillwave Lead.

A quick look at some of the techniques employed in a making a Chillwave, Glo-fi or Synthwave type type lead as well as the creation of the lead itself.


Starting from an INIT preset, we'll look at Oscillator and Filter settings, Repro-5's Tweaks page and why that helps, We'll play around with some sound modulation then work with it against a simple bass sound in keeping with the Chillwave genre then finally add a drum break with some lowpass filtering, bit of a levels balance then finish.


To skip the intro and history and just get to into the sound design skip to 3:04

To hear what it sounds like in the end skip to 15:55

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