– EDM Production Techniques: Basslines [Tutorial, ENG]

By | April 28, 2019


Year of release : 2014
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By J. Scott Giaquinta
Duration : 01:52:00
Type of handing out material : Video Tutorial
Language : English

Description : Electronic dance music has had an explosion in popularity over the past couple of years. Knowing how to create dynamic EDM bass lines will help your tracks stand out. In this course, author J. Scott Giaquinta will expose his methods for the production of bass EDM lines. These are the methods that he used in producing remixes with artists such as Madonna, Seal, David Bowie, Paul Oakenfold and Johnny Cash. The course aims to create bass lines for four different genres: dubstep, electro house, progressive / trance and drum and bass.
Electronic dance music. Know your how to create dynamic EDM bass lines. In this course, the author of J. Scott Giaquinta shows how to use EDM basslines — for example, Madonna, Seal, David Bowie, Paul Oakenfold and Johnny Cash. The line focuses on the genre: dubstep, electro house, progressive / trance, and drum and bass. There are also ways to make it possible to find out how to use it. You can follow along with these tutorials in your DAW of your choice.


Introduction 2m 4s
Welcome 1m 2s
Using the exercise files 1m 2s
1. Dubstep 42m 31s
Creating dubstep drums 1m 42s
Exploring rhythmic synth elements 7m 53s
Getting powerful growl bass sounds 10m 35s
Adding sub-bass 2m 0s
Secret bass tricks and tweaks 8m 49s
Basic dubstep mixing techniques 11m 32s
2. Electro House 27m 37s
Creating electro-house beats 59s
Using side-chain compression 5m 26s
Working with electro-house bass sounds 4m 16s
Additional bass tips and tricks 11m 49s
Basic electro-house mixing techniques 5m 7s
3. Progressive and Trance 22m 50s
Creating basic progressive beats and trance beats 44s
Programming progressive and trance bass lines 3m 42s
Evolving bass lines with creative automation 6m 24s
Using sub-bass to reinforce the lows 1m 55s
Additional FX techniques 5m 29s
Basic progressive and trance mixing techniques 4m 36s
4. Drum and Bass 16m 56s
Drum and bass beats 40s
Drum-and-bass bass lines 9m 36s
Basic drum-and-bass mixing techniques 6m 40s
Conclusion 49s
Next steps 49

Example files : present
Video Format : MP4
Video : AVC, 1280×720, 16: 9, 15.000 fps, ~ 266 Kbps
Audio : AAC, 48.0 KHz, 160 Kbps, 2 channels


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