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The Sound Tutor • 25 videos • 158 minutes •
Creating Dubstep requires both advanced technical skills and wild imagination. In this advanced production course, The Sound Tutor takes you on a sonically-rich journey to the center of Dubstep production using Ableton Live.
“Let me start out this review stating that this class is not for newbies to Ableton, recording or sound design in general. If you're new to Dubstep then you're fine. They aren't kidding when they say...”
“There are a lot of tips and tricks and ideas in this tutorial series. I'm not a dubsteb producer but got a lot of inspiration out of the tutorial. What I like most about this one is that it uses Ablet...”
— Great tutorial even if you don't
You also learn how to stack up different drum samples to create massive kick and snare sounds, all within Ableton Live. This is a fast-paced course that is sure to make you sweat as you move quickly from section to section, tweaking an envelope here, an EQ there, all while keeping your production moving forward. You'll come out at the other end with tons of great tools you can use when crafting your song.
So, go ahead and download the included project files and get ready to take a super deep dive alongside The Sound Tutor and learn how to make your Dubstep production shine! Read More...
1Intro to Example Track (05:05)Preview
- 2Shortcut Keys Skills (05:21)
- 3Layering for Kicks (07:43)
- 4Layering for Snares (12:39)
- 5Cymbals (06:34)
- 6Breaks for Texture (04:10)
- 7Finalizing Your Drum Sound (04:03)
- 8Re-Sampling to Drum Racks (06:26)
- 9Main Melody (06:49)
- 10Sub Bass (03:32)
- 11Mid Bass (07:05)
12Alternative Ideas (06:50)Preview
- 13Arps and Pads (06:20)
- 14Monotone Parts (04:02)
- 15Coin-Op Fill-In Sound (04:00)
- 16Initial Mix Processing (07:24)
- 17Laying It All out (05:42)
- 18Basic Arrangement Edits (06:01)
- 19Arrangement Enhancing Edits (06:31)
- 20Transition Effects and Automation (11:11)
- 21Balancing Kick, Snare and Sub (01:55)
22Melodic Lead Sounds (09:22)Preview
- 23Rave Stabs and Cymbals (03:53)
- 24Other Sounds (03:11)
- 25A Few Hours Later (Conclusion) (11:42)
Let me start out this review stating that this class is not for newbies to Ableton, recording or sound design in general. If you're new to Dubstep then you're fine. They aren't kidding when they say you should learn all of or say, most of the, ins and outs of Ableton. I would say I'm intermediate, but I felt like a total newb with this course. I could keep up, but it's a lot of info coming at you. At the end when he goes "it's not complicated" and I'm saying "maybe not on your planet." I would say this is an Advanced class. Again, the info packed in this course is golden. My only complaint is that I believe the mixing and mastering section should have been it's own class just by itself. There was a lot going on and at times I felt it was rather glossed over and rushed towards the end. You do get the files to study on your own, which you will have to do. I've had to go back and relisten to what he's saying because it was so fast and even then, I didn't understand. It's recorded, so I don't know what the rush was to pack it all into 24 videos when I've watched tutorials that had up to 40 and the teacher went at a slower pace. This could mean trouble for people where English isn't their first language.
There are a lot of tips and tricks and ideas in this tutorial series. I'm not a dubsteb producer but got a lot of inspiration out of the tutorial. What I like most about this one is that it uses Ableton live (suite) only and it made me realize that it has everything I need. So I'm using the built in plugins and instruments more often now. Great tutorial for producers who work with Ableton Live!
I really enjoyed this course, and have taken the dub step courses in both logic and ableton. This one seemed to be a little more straight forward, and have room for creativity, I appreciate you going at a speed that wasn't too fast and requiring a lot of rewinding. Great course.
Good...Definitely learned a lot Still not too good at ableton, but getting better thanks to Macprovids Looking forward to growing and being able to express myself more efficiently Thank you
Hi there! I'm Youngbin - Beak Thanks !!!!!!! realy Thank you !!!! :-D
The shortcut tips in the first chapters were especially helpful. I also never heard anyone mention the fact that dance floor mixes need to be mono-compatible to sound good in a club. Thank you!
Great course to learn more techniques and how they work in reality. A lot of equalization is covered here, and how to make your individual parts stand out in the mix.
A nice intro to building/mastering a dubstep tune from scratch with good tips on EQing and basic structure, but with so many outtakes you definitely need to look at project files to fully appreesh.
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