Lead struggle

Discussion in 'Production' started by chewlay, Jun 11, 2011.

  1. chewlay

    chewlay Member

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    Hi,

    I've got a bassline rolling but really struggle with making a lead over the top, apart from copying the same notes as the bass (bit too basic really), i haven't a clue about notes etc and feel this stops me being creative. Can anyone advise me or help ? Cheers


     
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  2. underspawn

    underspawn Headz Roll

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    I like it as it is. I dont think it needs a lead but maybe some FX
     
  3. Phat_Sam

    Phat_Sam Well-Known Member

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    This.

    Fuck a lead when you got that bassline. That's nice mate.

    Diggin the track in general mate.

    Good effort
     
  4. chewlay

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    Thanks :D

    Sorry i shouldn't of posted the sound cloud link that track is all done, i meant my new track i've started, just after advice really ?
     
  5. Mr Fletch

    Mr Fletch aka KRONIX

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    In general I find it a good starting point to copy the pattern of the bassline, paste that onto your lead synth, take it up an octave or two, then once there, change up some of the notes. You can get really creative from this point, change when the notes hit, change the actual notes themselves etc etc. It's a good starting point because you will be able to see where the bass notes already are, and can work from there.

    Tis just an idea tho, not the law.......I think as long as you keep the root note the same, you can just go crazy!