Sonic Academy How To Make Deep House 2016 in Ableton Live TUTORiAL
Sonic Academy welcomes back Ian Bland AKA 'Dancing Divaz' for another monster course. This time Ian guides us expertly through 'How To Make Deep house 2016 using Ableton live 9'
From a very detailed look at drum programming, groove creation and adding an ambient reverb, through to sound design using Korg's Legacy M1 softsynth and of course, 'ANA'.
Lastly we take a look at creating a Pre-master if your tracks are going to be mastered and how to master using Ableton's own suite of plugins.
Sonic Academy How To Make Uplifting Trance with Bjorn Akesson TUTORiAL
After his interview with Chris, Swedish native and uplifting trance star Bjorn Akesson is back on Sonic Academy, this time with a monster course - ‘How To Make Uplifting Trance’.
Bjorn shows from the first kick to the last effect, how to produce an uplifting 138 monster in this 7 hour course in Cubase 8. He starts by looking at how to write a main theme, builds the drums and basslines, then moves to some truly great lead layering tricks and tips and finishes off adding in some serious effects and finally mixing.
Learn from one of the hottest trance producers in the world today, right here on Sonic Academy!
Sonic Academy Sonic Feature Ferry Corsten Interview TUTORiAL
In this exclusive ‘Sonic Academy Interview’, Chris is joined by one of the greatest stars of the dance music world - Ferry Corsten.
Having created dance music classics such as 'Out Of The Blue', 'Gouryella' and his remix of 'Barber's Adagio For Strings' he has released a massive catalogue of music over the past 15 years. Ferry has also constantly toured the worlds biggest clubs and headlined the worlds biggest festivals launching his 'FULL ON FERRY' live show concept to great acclaim back in 2008.
Here he chats with Chris about how he made those classic records, what we can expect in 2016 from him, and some insider studio tips from the master of the dance floor destroyer.
Sonic Academy How To Make Nite Rite 5 with Mason TUTORiAL
Dutch heavy weight of the Nu Disco scene ‘Mason’ returns to Sonic Academy delivering another monster course. Here he rebuilds last years beatport chart smash ‘Nite Rite Five’.
Released back in June of last year and tearing up dance floors across the globe, ‘Nite Rite Five’ is the blue print to that Nu Disco sound. Using mainly LPX stock plugins, ANA, Jupiter 8v and lots of tricks, Iason guides you through the creation of this groove laden monster. From creating the main lead line, laying in the drums, to arranging and mixing - this 2 hour 40 min course has it all.
Don’t forget you get all samples, softsynth renders, Midi parts and project template, so you can see first hand a real beatport chart hit project in your own studio. Nite Rite Five features on the forthcoming compilation ‘Nite Rites’ out on Beatport on the 12th February.
Sonic Academy How To Make Progressive House 2015 TUTORiAL
Sonic Academy proudly presents one of our most in depth courses to date. Welcome to 'How To Make Progressive House 2015 with Echo Sound Works'.
Taking apart this stadium filling genre, 'Echo Sound Works' expertly guides you through every nuance and twist in what is the world's most popular sound today. Right from the first video where he crafts the chords, he goes into enormous detail on every aspect of this sound showing you how to achieve a world class production standard.
Drop programming, transition effects, chords and melody writing, drop variations, mixing and finally ending with 3 massive sound design videos - this course has it all, and it's all exclusive right here on Sonic Academy.
Sonic Academy How To Make Moombahcore with SeamlessR in FL Studio 12 TUTORiAL
Sonic Academy proudly presents another massive SeamlessR course. In this all new ‘How To Make Moombahcore’ SeeamlessR guides you through this bass heavy, genre infusing style.
This 5 hour, 17 video, 110 bpm monster takes it’s cues from house music, dancehall, reggaeton and even a sprinkle of dubstep. As is common with all SeamlessR courses, expect the dirtiest of baselines, the punchiest of drums, the fullest of chords, and the most glorious arps. Using just FL Studio 12 plugins you will be programming Harmor for ‘Growl’ and ‘Rhythm’ basses, and Sytrus for added low end FM Basses.
Then, moving onto creating lead lines, soaring risers, complex arranging of drops and finally mixing and mastering. This is a meaty course, ready to take your skills to the next level!
Sonic Academy How To Make Techno 2015 with Vince Watson TUTORiAL
Sonic Academy proudly presents ‘How To Make Techno 2015 with Vince Watson’ in Ableton.
Vince servers up another slice of dark melodic techno, with moody moog baselines, dirty Detroit stabs and strings, techie trade mark 909 drums. Taking us through the setting up of your project, programming and grouping processing the drums, modulating the stab and arps to create real movement through to designing and manipulating drop effects to make the production come alive.
Vince is master of the melodic, the dark and the deep having released on Bedrock, Cocoon, Ovum and Planet E - this guys, is one not to be miss