Learn how to create a bass sound using any sample on your computer.
Discover how the addition of a filter envelope will give the sampled bass sound more character.
Explore how to use a synth to tune your sampled bass patch.
Watch how to find out the root note of the bass that works best with the drums.
See the live playing of a few riffs, then some quick editing and trimming and making the takes into something usable.
Learn to use the filter, pitch and amplitude envelopes to add snap to the bassline. Then see how to use portamento to add a bit of funk.
Discover how to use the dynamic tube and saturator effects in Ableton Live to even out some of the low end.
Explore how to layer bass patches and make a truly fat bass sound.
Watch how to create macros for commonly automated bass parameters.
See how to sample your MIDI bass parts into audio data for further editing etc.
Learn how to use filters and EQ to split your frequencies for endless tweaking and creating cool bass tones.
Discover how sidechaining adds presence and sits the bassline with the kick. Then see how to use sidechaining to create an entire bassline from one note.
Explore multiple creative ways to sequence a baseline, as well as how to matching a bassline to a chord progression.
Watch how to use the arpeggiator and 'MIDI resampling' in Ableton Live to generate new content.
See how to use your voice to sequence basslines or synths using Ableton Live's new groove feature.
Learn to use clip envelopes to add effects to your riffs, as well as using linked clip envelopes and LFO's to modulate parameters. Also see some of the “dangers” involved with certain types of LFOs and filters.
Discover a few tips and tricks on creating a cool synth breakdown.
Explore how to make your own sub bass, and why a sine wave isn't always the best choice.
Watch how to add some low end to your light kicks. Learn how to fill in the missing frequencies of your kick drum, and match a sub bass synth envelope to your kick. Also see how to tune the kick drum and sub kick. Use of the spectrum analyzer to see what's going on frequency-wise is also shown.
See how to get a bit of movement behind the scenes with a swelling synth sound.
Learn how to find a great kick and bass sound by matching them using “scientific” methods.
Discover the techniques involved in creating dubstep and wobble style basslines.
Explore how to create the iconic bass bomb effect used for signaling breakdowns or buildups.
This series is presented by remixer extraordinaire Timothy Allan, whose remixes have reached #1 on the UK dance charts and placed high on US Billboard, DMC and Australia ARIA charts. His remix skills have even landed him a featured spot on an upcoming Madonna production.
The bassline is equally as important as the drums in House Music, and Tim takes you on a journey explaining it all step by step. He also goes over how to make cool synth parts to support your slammin beats and bass. Watch Tim bring the funk in this sub frequency, groove focused series.
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