Ask Video Dance Music Sound Design 101 Designing Bass TUTORiAL
Lead synths are always in the sonic spotlight. This makes their sound design elements extremely crucial. Multiplier, AKA Adam Pollard, gets you the inside data for creating killer lead synth sounds in this 25-tutorial course.
Join Multiplier in this in-action Dance Music Sound Design Lead synth course and see how an expert makes really sick leads. It doesn’t matter what kind of synth you use or what style of electronic music you generate. It doesn’t even matter if you’re using software or hardware synths. The concepts and sonic explorations in this course are universal.
What kinds of waveforms work best for lead synth sounds? How do you tune (or detune) the oscillators? What kind of modulation, arpeggiation, filtration and noise/click components do you deploy? A lot of thought goes into designing lead sounds but there are many options so Adam explains and explores them all!
The final section of this course is where he designs his favorite lead sounds right before your eyes! So dive into the art and science of designing lead synths sounds in this in-action collection of tutorials and be sure to watch all of the courses in this ever-expanding Dance Music Sound Design series.
Mac Pro Video Dance Music Styles 111 Bass House TUTORiAL
How many Dance Music styles are there out there? Well, you’ll find out because Multiplier will likely cover them all! Join Adam in this exploration of Bass House and add this genre to your dance music arsenal. Produce Bass House now!
If Dubstep and House music got together and had an offspring they’d name it, Bass House. In this Dance Music Styles course, Multiplier AKA Adam Pollard dissects this genre and reveals all the juicy electronic innards that make it work.
In his enthusiastic way, Adam explains Bass House's defining features, common themes as well as its arrangement and structure. Next up, Adam leads you into the world of sound design where Bass is in the lead. You also learn all about the precision elements and those wet and dry sound interplay that adds excitement to the mix. Then, you get some of Adam’s very cool production techniques and tips and tricks to make your Bass House tracks really stand in the clubs.
So dig in, crank up the gain and learn how to make Bass House with Multiplier!
Ask Video Dance Music Styles 110 Electro House TUTORiAL
Our exploration of the different dance music styles continues in this Electro House course by electronic music producer, Multiplier. Learn how to write it, sound design it and expertly produce it in this 21-tutorial course!
So what is Electro House and how do you make it? What are its main sonic components? What can you do as a producer to make your electronic tracks stand out from the crowd? These and many more questions are answered in this Dance Music Styles course.
Join Adam Pollard (AKA Multiplier) as he completely dissects Electro House. You learn all about its common themes, defining features, rhythms, bass and sound design. Adam takes you step-by-step through all the components of what make this type of electronic music different from all the rest.
Sit back and learn all about Electro House in this 21-tutorial expose by our favorite dance music instructor: Multiplier!
Ask Video Dance Music Styles 107 Tropical House TUTORiAL
There’s all kinds of House music. But there’s only one Tropical House and Adam Pollard, AKA Multiplier, is here to shed some sunshine on this particularly mellow style. See what "Trop” House is all about in this multi-tutorial course.
House music has come a long way since those early Chicago days (or should we say, nights)! This Tropical House course by Multiplier (Adam Pollard) is perfect proof! Join Adam as he shows you the secret sauce that make this kind of ‘House”, tropical! It’s actually a subgenre of Deep House which is, itself, an offspring of House. So you might say that "Trop” is the grandkid of that original 80s Chicago sound!
So how do you create it? Well, if I told you, I wouldn’t even come close to enlightening you like Adam does in this Dance Music Styles course! But I can tell you that Tropical House is more uplifting and relaxing and laid-back! Get a feel for the beats. Learn about the synth sounds. See how to make the bass and, most of all, learn the pitfalls in producing this particular style of electronic music.
Join our friend and trainer, Multiplier, as he gives you the arcane secret ingredients that make Trop House such a popular genre. And be to sure watch all the courses in our ever-expanding Dance Music Styles library to stay on top of all the sub-sub-sub-genre permutations of the EDM scene!
Ask Video Dance Music Styles 104 Drum and Bass TUTORiAL
Electronic dance music producer Adam Pollard –AKA Multiplier– is back with an exclusive look at the Drum and Bass dance music genre. Find out what DnB is all about, and how to create it, in this essential Dance Music Styles course.
The Drum and Bass dance music genre is an evolutionary cousin of the rave and old school jungle scene. In this Dance Music Styles course by Adam Pollard, you learn what makes this style of EDM unique and what sounds, tempo and percussion make DnB… DnB!
Adam takes you through the songwriting features and themes that are unique to the Drum and Bass genre. He explains the timbral quality that goes into designing the Kick, Snare, Percussion and Bass. This is followed by a look at the loops and synths like Serum and Massive that you can deploy to construct them.
Finally, you learn how to make your DnB tracks stand out from the crowd with your songwriting skills, one-shot vocals and drum variations. So learn how to make Drum and Bass, the right way, with Multiplier!
Ask Video Dance Music Styles 105 Glitch Hop TUTORiAL
Glitch, with its chopped-up audio, is sonically inspiring. And Hip Hop, with its swing and jazz/R&B influence, has a musical soul like no other kind of dance music. Fuse them together and you’ve got Glitch Hop. See how it’s produced now!
Adam Pollard, AKA Multiplier, is back with another Dance Music Styles course on how the EDM genre Glitch Hop is constructed. Following the successful blueprint of his previous courses, Adam carefully lays out the essential elements of Glitch Hop. He takes you step-by-step through the songwriting elements, carefully explaining the defining features and common "themes” that infuse this genre with its unique characteristics.
Follow along and learn about Glitch Hop’s sound design elements and how to construct authentic kick, snare and bass tracks. Then, dive into the production techniques where you learn that truly glitchy choppy audio methodology. Adam explains how to make your tracks stand out… and what common mistakes you must stay away from!
So join Adam "Multiplier” Pollard as he continues on his Dance Music Styles adventures in our ever-expanding library of electronic dance music production courses.
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