I’ve been trying to get that low bass sound that you often hear on rap tracks, but I just can’t get the power on the lower notes. Listening to eg So High by Mist/ Fredo, the bass drops from Bb1 to F#1 to E1 with the E1 still retaining high power. But when I try to reproduce that, Bb1 fine, F#1 OK, but E1 sounds so weak.
(I used the B-Low patch in Massive in Cubase 10.5 Pro).
I figure that the producers are somehow fattening it with saturation/ compression? but I can’t work out how.
Similarly, Jay-Z / Kanye West in Ni**as in Paris hit some really low notes that I can (weirdly) hear on my cheapo earbuds (sounding good) but the notes don’t sound at all on my AKG 240 headphones as they drop below the freq range. Are they somehow using harmonics to give the impression of low freq?
(as well as extremely expensive production tech:-))
Thx if anyone can point me in the direction.