Dubstep [Ableton Live] How to Make A Dubstep Bass Drop ?

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  1. ShankParade

    ShankParade New Member

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    Hello, Everyone, I'm ShankParade off of the Gearslutz forum, i had to leave, because everyone would troll my avatar. Anyway, this thread will be more of a brainstorm of ideas from different members. Together we all can have new techniques on making a dubstep drop. I have been influenced by artists like, Skrillex, Noisia,Zedd, and Porter Robinson. My Question is, is how do these artists can quickly manipulate the timing of a sound like a wobble or a growl, and make it sound professional. I Use ableton live, i love ableton live. However It is more easier to make a drum loop in Fl Studio. So with that being said, what are some techniques i can use to make a noisia or skrillex type bass drop ?
     
  2. spyre

    spyre sample all the things

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    This should help:
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    Mr Fletch aka KRONIX

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    Dude if we knew how to make sounds like Noisia, do you think we'd be sitting here typing away our secrets on an internet forum? no!

    It's all trial and error.... I'm guessing you want the modern talking oscillator in massive, with a formant filter, running through the scream filter with some resonance, voicing on legato triller, unison up to about 8, and the time dial from the osc tab turned up about 3/4's, then draw a pitchbend into your piano roll.

    But then again, if you find it difficult to write beats in Ableton.....I'm gonna also guess that you dont have a clue what I'm talking about?
     
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    ApeCat Human Dubplate

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    "You must spread some etc etc"
     
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    ARTFX www.artfx-studios.com

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    Hahaa quality post mate.. :D
     
  6. ShankParade

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    I know exactly what your talking about, but that still doesn't answer my question. I know all of that, It just how to get a drop balance well with the drums.
     
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    ARTFX www.artfx-studios.com

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    That's a matter of trial and error in combination with practise
     
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    ARTFX www.artfx-studios.com

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    Damn dude, if you're that smart why don't you just find the answers to your questions yourself? Do you think what I said was wrong? Guess what, it takes PRACTICE to perfect your skills.
     
  10. Mr Fletch

    Mr Fletch aka KRONIX

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    What exactly are you asking here? "how to get a drop balance well with drums" ? Do you mean EQ? Sound design? Structure?

    Being extremely vague with your posts, and being a complete fucktard to people trying to work out what you want isn't gonna get you anywhere! I'm starting to understand why the folk on the gearsluts forum made fun of you!

    Maybe you should head over to www.dubstepforum.com, I hear they're a helpful bunch over there.....
     
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  11. dirty breaks

    dirty breaks Guest

    yeah i know exactly what you need to do. you need to stop making dubstep. give up. stop writing stupid comments on UKF uploads on youtube. stop thinking that datsik is amazing. stop going to shitty dubstep raves. start listening to decent music with dynamics and emotions in it, not some bait high pitched overcompressed wall of sound gashness made for listening through cunting laptop speakers. start making music that your mum would be proud of.

    honestly.
     
  12. ShankParade

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    O___O I love Deadmau5 and Zedd
     
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    Mr Fletch aka KRONIX

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    Is your sister also your mother?
     
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    d-low I know you got soul

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    that is such a cuntish answer! it just sounds pretentious when people start thinking drum and bass is better than dubstep. Its all music

    ---------- Post added at 23:25 ---------- Previous post was at 23:24 ----------

    That wasnt even your question. What are you smoking ?
     
  15. DaftFader

    DaftFader The Bass Too Dark

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    What was the question again?
     
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    I believe you said "How to Make A Dubstep Bass Drop" as your question. This was answered. And then you were a cunt to someone who was giving you advice... I bet you are going to be a real success.
     
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    Mr Fletch aka KRONIX

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    I like this guy! can we keep him?
     
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    ARTFX www.artfx-studios.com

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    That's fine with me.. :)
     
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    I'm Just an Owl, Hoot Hoot Check out my growl basss

     
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    spyre sample all the things

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