D&B Production Tips?

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  1. Zank

    Zank Bass

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    Well I've been producing dubstep for a few months, and I've really started taking a liking into dnb and I wanted to start producing it. I don't really listen to it.. I really like artist like Feint, Koschy, Netsky, Logistics, and such! I didn't know if there was any structural way for producing dnb?
     
  2. spyre

    spyre sample all the things

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    There aint no set way of producing, arranging/composing music unless you want to sound like everyone else

    /cliché
     
  3. whosblong

    whosblong New Member

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    Just take your dubstep and crank it up to 174bpm, put a breakbeat on top, how does that sound?
     
  4. Elzerk

    Elzerk 00111100 00110011

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    ^And make the kick snare pattern double faster and you have d'n'b.
     
  5. danwell

    danwell BAAAAAAAAAAAAABE WAIT

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    Sticks and flamme
     
  6. logikz

    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    work with ha HUGE sub and high quality breakbeats. bad it up with 45 king and kickback combo. hammer out a sold bassline, rolling breaks, then write big old string arrangement. that should be round 2 minutes 30 right there of heavy drum and bass. true story. youre welcome.
     
  7. greenflydnb

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    Theres a basic formula for dnb drums. Kick 1/16 & 11/16, Snare 5/16 & 13/16 :). thats the starting point.
     
  8. dj unresolved

    dj unresolved New Member

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    not always u can vary the fuk out of dnb thats why it so great to make, 32 bar intro layer ya snares for crunchyness or other fx have like 72bar drop then maybe 16bar of something diff then into like 32bar of drums n bass maybe with few small fx and bkground melody's then drop again for 16bars or so thats a simple structure but u can change it in so many ways as long as the drops and kick rolls r in right place dnt matter bout anything else, even tho i like rollin snares n beats u can shop ya snare forward for a ragga snap snap sound lol. snap snap best way i cud think of it at min, lol uget the jist....surely...i hope
     
  9. Zank

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    Thanks for the feedback fam!
     
  10. sam the dnb man

    sam the dnb man Variation

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    95% of modern DnB has a 72 bar drop

    didnt you know?
     
  12. sam the dnb man

    sam the dnb man Variation

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    No I didn't.





    I thought most tunes intros were either:
    16
    32
    48
    64
    and in some cases 80 bars long
     
  13. Attire

    Attire Last Winter

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    Think they're talking about the bit after the intro? Ie the drop and the main section? I dunno man.