In this course, Dan Larsson of Letsynthesize teaches how to produce a strong midtempo drop from start to finish using Ableton Live 11 and Xfer Serum.
Video 1 - Drums
In this video, Dan discusses what makes high-quality sounding drums in midtempo tracks.
Video 2 - Bass 1
In this video, you’ll learn how to create a pulsating bass sound that will be the biggest driving force of your drop.
Video 3 - Bass 2
In this video, Dan uses one main effect to create a variation of the previous bass that he will use in part of the drop.
Video 4 - Short Bass 1
Short bass fills are very important in midtempo music, and in this video, Dan shows you the easiest way to make one.
Video 5 - Short Bass 2
In this video, Dan creates a variation of the previous bass fill that he will use in part of the drop.
Video 6 - Plucky Bass
Having plucky, percussive bass sounds can add extra groove to your drop. In this video, Dan shows you how to design one.
Video 7 - LFO Bass
In this video, Dan shows you how to design a cool rhythmic bass sound to use as a third bass option in the track.
Video 8 - Glitch Bass
The final bass sound has characteristics that every midtempo drop must have: glitchy, lofi, noisy, and disturbing. After watching this video, you will know how to make sounds like this.
Video 9 - Sub & Final Processing
The last step is adding a sub bass under the mid bass sequence that we just finished, then applying final processing on the bass group and the master channel. Dan shows you his process in this video.
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