Ask Video Dance Music Styles 101 Trap TUTORiAL
This first course in our Dance Music Styles series examines the essential building blocks of making Trap. Join Adam Pollard in this 21-tutorial course and learn the essential ingredients of this intricate and exciting dance music genre!
What makes Trap, Trap? Well, it's a bunch of things. You've got to have the right tempo and understand this genre's defining features. Next, are the specific timbres of the kick, bass, snare and lead sounds. Then there are the production techniques and other more subtle, sonic ingredients that are unique to this particular style of dance music
Dance music expert, Adam Pollard, reveals everything that a Trap track must have. He explains all of the techniques, with detailed examples, as he sculpts a Trap track right before your eyes. If that isn't enough, Adam proceeds even further into this Trap exposé by showing you all kinds of tips on how to make an authentic sounding 808 track. You also see Adam design some of the "weird" sounds that are essential to Trap. He even goes over some common mistakes and pitfalls that you may encounter during production.
So join Adam Pollard, in this first course in our of Dance Music Styles series and learn everything there is to know about making Trap!
Groove3 Top Ten EDM Do's TUTORiAL
Adam Pollard aka Multiplier returns in this power packed video tutorial series of best practices for producing modern, cutting edge EDM music. You'll learn 10 of the most important things to do in your EDM tracks that will make your productions legit and for real!
The series begins with a primer on how to reference your master EQ to pink noise to insure that your mids are balanced, how to do clean sidechain compression, followed by how to use at least one vocal sample with an identifiable phrase as part of your track to give it focus.
Multiplier then shows you how to do lively filter sweeps using LFO modulation and how to tune your kick drum to the key of your track.
Moving on, Multiplier explains why it's important for you to adjust your monitoring volume every twenty minutes or so, and how to use a sends-only sidechain to clean up your kick.
After that you'll explore how to set your track levels relative to the kick drum, as well as how to mix through band pass filters to focus on specific frequencies that bring out the spirit of your track in each band.
Finally, Multiplier discusses why you need to leave headroom for the inevitable mp3/AAC conversion of your track and the best way to do it.
If you're new to producing EDM music, or an experienced hand looking for a series of best practices, don't miss "Top Ten EDM Do's" today!
Ask Video Dance Music Masters 111 Multiplier Dubstep Drills TUTORiAL
Adam Pollard (A.K.A. Multiplier) –cutting-edge electronic dance music producer– created this exclusive Dubstep Drills course to provide you with an EDM arsenal of his Dubstep production techniques. It’s not to be missed!
When you listen to Adam Pollard’s music you can hear, right away, that there is something really sonically powerful going on. It’s because he’s a total perfectionist in the way he uses his production tools and he’s a creative genius in how he sculpts all the myriad elements of an electronic music track. We’re excited to have him creating courses exclusively for us!
In this Dance Music Masters course, Adam opens up his electronic music toolbox and shares his "Dubstep Drills”. You discover how his kicks and snares achieve their legendary sound. He also guides you through his comprehensive bass-making techniques that are laser-focussed on generating that essential, powerful, pulsating Dubstep energy. And, that’s just the beginning!
Completing this 25-tutorial course gives you a whole universe of techniques you can quickly adopt to reshape your tracks and inspire you to achieve perfection in your electronic music journeys. So what are you waiting for? Dive into Dubstep Drills by Adam Pollard.
Ask Video Dance Music Masters 302 Miro Pajic More Inside Info TUTORiAL
Dance music master Miro Pajic is back giving up a bunch of his favorite electronic music production tips. Get that saturated analog sound, create dramatic rhythms, textures and more. It’s all here right in this course!
It’s often a lot of little things that make the difference between a good track and a great one. In this course, Miro Pajic assembles some more of his favorite production tips that inspire you to take your dance tracks to a higher level.
You learn how to give your tracks that analog saturated vibe while keeping the punch. Miro then explores side chain compression, stacked FX returns and creative automation techniques. From there, you see how he makes absolutely anything into rhythm tracks, unique sound sequences and complex textures.
There seems to be no end to the intense creativity that electronic music producer and composer, Miro Pajic can concoct! So learn his techniques, see him in action and, most of all, experience the powerful potential of electronic music in the hands of a master dance music producer!
Producertech Chill Trap and Future Bass Production in Maschine TUTORiAL
Chill Trap and Future Bass is the one of the hottess styles of electronic music right now, popularised by producers such as Flume, Wave Racer and Ryan Hemsworth. In this new course from Producertech, Brighton based producer CAPSUN invites you into his studio to share the secrets behind producing a track in this style with Native Instruments Maschine.
CAPSUN is a well respected figure amongst producers, known for his meticulous sound design skills which have seen him release a slew of highly successful sample packs with Loopmasters, Native Instruments and his own CAPSUN Pro Audio Label. He also has a string of successful productions under his belt, with releases on Stripes Records and electronic music giant All Trap Music.
In the course, CAPSUN takes you through the construction of a chill trap and future bass track from scratch, starting off with melodic strings and dreamy arpeggios, before moving on to booming 808 bass, crisp snares, percussion, vocal chops and SFX. The course focuses on getting the best out of both the Maschine software and hardware, with CAPSUN giving you a real insight into his workflow and production methods.
Udemy Massive Trap Tutorial: Design Trap Sounds with Massive TUTORiAL
Learn how to design Trap style basses, leads, plucks, FX, and drums with Native Instrument's "Massive" synthesizer.
In this course, I will teach you how to design Trap sounds from the ground up using Native Instruments' Massive virtual analog synthesizer. In the process, you will become a master of this powerful software synthesizer!
Become a pro Trap Music DJ or Producer by mastering the tricks and techniques of top Trap artists such as Flosstradamus, Bro Safari, RL Grime, Diplo, DJ Snake, and more.
Using 44 high definition video lectures, I will show you exactly how producers and DJs build Trap patches using Massive.
I will teach you how to design dirty basses, huge leads, powerful plucks, trap drums, crazy FX patches, and much more.
At the end of this course, you will be able to:
Understand the building blocks of specific sounds
Imagine a sound and design it from the ground up
Choose wavetables and oscillator modes
Set up different filter routings
Create modulation routings including sidechaining modulation
Control the signal flow of your patch
Set up insert and master FX
Set up the noise generator and feedback controls
Building and categorizing macro controls
and much more!
Ask Video Live 9 305 Dance Music Styles Demystified TUTORiAL
In this Ableton Live course, legendary producer Olav Basoski demystifies several dance music genres from House to Trance. See how they're similar and what makes them unique, in this 28-tutorial dance music exposé.
What is House Music and how does it differ from Deep House?
What determines whether a track is EDM Standard or Hard Style?
What type of techniques are used to create Techno and Trance?
All these questions and more, are answered in this Dance Music Styles Demystified course by dance music producer and educator, Olav Basoski. You learn how different genres have different kinds of beat constructions, melodic shapes, bass lines, musical parts and breakdowns. He explains the "little” but very important subtle things that give each dance music style its very own, unique sound.
So if you’ve been wondering what dance music styles are all about, sit back a learn some of the answers from one of the best dance music educators on the planet. Then, take what you’ve learned to break away from the EDM past, and surge into the future by creating your very own dance music genre!