Voice Bass/Synth Like Skrillex and Knife Party

This series will cover popular and cool synth sounds and how to make them on free VST synths. Hopefully it helps inspire you to make new and awesome sounds as well as to learn the popular ones. The one in this post is the voice like "yoh yoh" sound employed by the likes of Skrillex, Knife Party and many other legendary names in electronic music.


Dubstep and Electro House have many distinct sounds of often complex natures. This sound has been one I have wanted to emulate for ages and have struggled to find a tutorial to make so I set out on figuring it out.

I have used Reaper and my favourite synth T Force Alpha to emulate this sound (comes in at exactly 1 minute):


Here is my brief walk-through on how to make it: