Melodic dubstep bass?

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  1. alaska

    alaska Member

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    So, I'm working on a new track. I guess you can say it's for lack of better words 'melodic dubstep.' The thing is I don't have any idea how to go about the bassline apart from the sub as there are no tutorials whatsoever on the topic. Any ideas?
     
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  2. Mr Fletch

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    This is a very vague question. You'll get a better response if you outline clearly what you are after, and maybe post some examples of what you are trying to achieve
     
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    You mean you want a bassline that plays along a melody? Uhmmm maybe make the melody and connect it to the bass patch, voila melodic dubstep?
     
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    One of the biggest parts of production is learning how to do things yourself, and simply just palying around with ideas of your own. it helps to develop your own sound I guess.
     
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    in my opinion, a melodic dubstep bass is pretty much just a sub. maybe put a lowpassed reese on it (really lowpassed) so its got a smoother feel to it. Most of the movement in a melodic dubstep trakc (i assume you mean artists such as phaelah) comes from the melody of keys, strings, synths and percussion
     
  6. alaska

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    Not really. Phaeleh is great but I'm referring to artists such as Blackmill, MitiS, etc. I know the genre is more focused around keys, strings, synths, etc, but the bass is still very important. Will try out the reese suggestion. Thanks.
     
  7. alaska

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    I'm confused is a reese bass the sub bass as well or the mid bass? Wtf?
     
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    i just wanted to quote that
     
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    i think i confused myself. just the lowpassed reese, no sub on top. just a thought anyway
     
  10. alaska

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    The reese is the mid bass correct? The sub is the low bass?
     
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    yeah, when i do it if i use a sub aswell ill eq out some of the reece's lower frequencies
     
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    what you chatting sonnnnnn that is very much chilled :bounce:
     
  15. alaska

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    You know, chillstep?

     
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  16. alaska

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    Ya know I think it's just a sub. I think I've been overthinking the whole thing lol.
     
  17. alaska

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    So a layered sub bass?
     
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    lol i no i was being a cunt cos its not the whole brostep fuck i hate brostep and its pooring over into dnb now :/

    yeah but a layered subbass, usually the same melodic pattern or a simplified version... i know some of shufunks subbass is literally a flat 4 bar subbass midi under all his other crazy shit
     
  19. alaska

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    It's cool mate I understand... Although I must admit this fuckin wicked.

     
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    if it says skrillex i wont even listen anymore.... although the one he got right was



    a beautiful song so much emotional none of this random high pitched bullshit... as someone said on this forum skrillex is the only person who can achieved sounds above 20k hz
     
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