How to create a Datsik wobble synth in Massive

Strap in and gear up!  We have another great sound design tutorial for you!  Today we’ll take a look at how to create a dirty Datsik wobble synth in Massive.  From dubstep to drum and bass, this is a great sound to have in your arsenal.

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Getting started…

Step 1 – Set up your Oscillators.

Copy the Pitch settings you see in the image below.

Set Osc1 to a Disto waveform with the Wt-position around 3 o’clock.  Max out the Intensity and Amp.

Set Osc2 to a FLend I waveform with a -/+ Bend.  Tweak your Amp and Wt-positions.  Max out your Intensity.

For Osc3, choose a Throat waveform.  Turn your Wt-position all the way down and max out your Intensity.  Set your Amp to 2 o’clock.

Route all of your oscillators to F1.

Step 2 – Adjust your envelope.

Max out your Decay Level and shorten your Attack.

Step 3 – Set up your filters.

Choose a Daft Filter for Filter 1.  Set your Cutoff to 11 o’clock and add a touch of resonance.

Choose a Highpass filter for Filter 2.  Set your Cutoff to 9 o’clock and your resonance to 1 o’clock.

Be sure to set your filtering to Series.