If you want to know how to produce beats for Dubstep or similar heavy, hard-hitting styles of music then this course is for you!
The course is brought to you by FracTroniX, the producer behind the eclectic bass-driven vibes of Metaphra and the upfront, experimental drum and bass of Defazed, and is split into several parts. Each part focuses on a different area of production, with this one uncovering the secrets behind producing seriously heavy beats!
The tutorials comes complete with the Logic Project used in the lessons so you can see exactly how everything is done and therefore truly get to grips with every technique explored in this in-depth course.
1. Module 1 - Introduction
This lesson provides an introduction to the Logic Project created and developed throughout the course, showing all of the components that make it up. Then, the drums are explored in greater detail, with each individual track being introduced and played in isolation, to help better understand the role it plays.
2. Module 2 - Sample Selection and Basic Sequencing
This lesson shows the various considerations when choosing different drum samples for a dubstep track, using a spectral analyser to help visualise each choice. Then, the samples are sequenced into a simple 4-bar break.
3. Module 3 - Adding Percussion, Fills, Reverse Samples and Balancing the Levels
This lesson fills out the drum break with some additional percussion sounds, showing how they're selected and sequenced. Then, a drum fill from Logic's library is added, which is sliced up and rearranged. Reverse samples are added to make the break flow, and finally the levels are adjusted to improve the mix.
4. Module 4 - Adding Effects and Creating a Submix
This lesson looks at how to process the individual drum tracks, largely with compression and EQ, to eliminate problems and improve the sound. Then, send FX are added to create extra depth, and finally a submix track is made, allowing all the drums to be processed and mixed on their own separate mixer track.
Please note: whilst this course is taught in Logic Pro 9, the techniques described are applicable to any version of Logic Pro.