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Trap Sound Design Explained®

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10 Videos | Length: 2hr 10min 16sec
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    Clean 808 Pt. 1

    See how to make perhaps the most important sound of Trap, the 808 kick.

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    Clean 808 Pt. 2

    This video covers how to layer distortion effects to sculpt your 808?s to fit your song.

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    Distorted 808

    In this video, learn how to make a distorted 808 which is more geared towards use in club tracks.

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    Top End Drop Lead

    Watch how to make a distorted lead sound that can be used as the main hook element in a Trap track drop.

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    Distorted Horn Synth Stab

    Learn how to make the synthetic horn stab sound that is commonly found in Trap drops.

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    Distorted Womp Bass

    See how to create the distorted Womp bass sound that is commonly layered at the beginning of a Trap drop section.

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    Heavy Stab Lead

    In this video, discover how to make a stab lead synth that can be used in both drops and breakdowns.

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    Breakdown Arp Lead

    Explore how to make an arpeggiated lead sound that can be used for adding a melodic part to your Trap breakdowns.

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    Synth Chorus Keys

    Learn how to make a spacey sounding synth keys patch ready to be used in your Trap productions.

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    Modulated Super Saw Chords

    Watch how to make thick modulated super saw chords perfect for harmonic duty in your Trap music.

Product Overview


Sound design guru Thomas Cochran brings you comprehensive Trap sound design video tutorials that will let you see and hear how to make the sounds that define this wildly popular genre, and also are great as a starting point for making completely new Trap sounds. These videos are perfect for beginner Trap producers or anyone looking for insight on how these sounds are made.

Thomas greets you and jumps right in, showing how to make arguably the most important sound in Trap music, the 808 kick drum. See how to make both clean and distorted versions of the 808 kick, followed by a Top End Drop Lead which can be used as the main hook element in a Trap track.

Next, see how to craft cool distorted horn synth stabs and a deep Womp bass patch from scratch, perfect for any Trap track. Throughout the rest of the videos you'll see how to make other staple Trap sounds, step by step, including a Heavy Stab Lead, Breakdown Arp Lead, Synth Chorus Keys and Modulated Super Saw Chords, all perfect for your next Trap production.

To see what these in-depth Trap sound design tutorials show you, and how they'll help you to make and craft your own Trap music sounds from scratch, see the individual Trap sound design video tutorial descriptions on this page. Learn to understand and make the sounds that define the Trap music genre today... Watch "Trap Sound Design Explained®" now.


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Trap Sound Design Explained® is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 1 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very Helpful This tutorial is helping me to understand how to tweak my sounds to get that flavor I hear on trap songs on the radio. Good tutorial.
Date published: 2020-01-05
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