Drum & Bass dnb build ups

Discussion in 'Production' started by Blend 107, Feb 26, 2013.

  1. Blend 107

    Blend 107 New Member

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    hi,
    how do would i go about creating a dnb build up (used in loads of tracks) where the kick and snare are made into low sounds .. i know im rubbish at explaining it (tried to use search function and google for ages but didnt know what to search for :/ )
    like the bit in this track between 0:22 - 0:44



    cheers :)
     
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  2. JimpaDirt

    JimpaDirt Vettvilling

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    Its as simple as cutting out the high frequencies with a lowpass filter!
     
  3. lasiien

    lasiien Meh

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    Yup, as Jim says, low pass filter is what you want. Most DAWs will have a filter of some sort built in and then you automate it to open up as your track builds up.
     
  4. Blend 107

    Blend 107 New Member

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    aha is that all? must have tried everything apart from that :) cheers anyway!
     
  5. Attire

    Attire Last Winter

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    I remember when I first started producing and didn't know how to do this either haha.
     
  6. lostnthesound

    lostnthesound Burns Easily in the Sun

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    It's funny how such a small thing like automating a simple stock filter (either hipass or lowpass) can have such a huge impact on a tune. :)
     
  7. xiu

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    also there s a reversed cymbal with some sidechain compression in there
     
  8. msmith222

    msmith222 redbeard

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    for an even better combo, use a low pass filter and a reverb, and put automation curves on both
     
  9. RUSSLA

    RUSSLA DNBF Monarch

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    ive been automating the spread from mono to real stereo and then quickly back to mono just before the drop!! sounds MAD BRO
     
  10. Blend 107

    Blend 107 New Member

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    thanks for all the tips :) ive finished the track in question, should i post in a new thread? would really appreciate some criticism!
    cheers
     
  11. lasiien

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    Sure :) If you look there is a subsection below this forum for 'New Talent and Track reviews', post it in there. If you are looking for specific feedback often best to post that along with the track (e.g. how is my build up to the drop ? :) )