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dubspot
21-09-2010, 10:41 PM
LA-based Dubspot (http://blog.dubspot.com/) Instructor, Ableton Expert, and electronic music producer Steve Nalepa takes us step by step through the process of creating a dubstep style track in Ableton Live (these techniques can be used for any style – not just dubstep.) In part 1, Nalepa starts with a basic beat, uses the Impulse instrument to create the beat and then gives tips on how to make it more interesting. In part 2, Nalepa adds groove, a bass line and some VST effects. Check out how the track shapes up in video 3.

Composition Techniques Pt. 1: Impulse & Envelopes
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Composition Techniques Pt. 2: Grooves, VSTs, Effects
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Composition Techniques Pt. 3: Scale, Randomize, Arrange
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We’d like to know if these videos were helpful to you? Do you have questions? Let us know.

Check the original post over at the Dubspot Blog (http://blog.dubspot.com/ableton-live-video-tutorials-dubstep-style-composition-w-nalepa/)

slackk
21-09-2010, 11:07 PM
Ah thanks man i've just heard about this dubstepping stuff and really wanted to get involved! The only thing was, the beats were too complex for me to get my head around. This post literally solves all my problems.

Fundamental
21-09-2010, 11:42 PM
can someone pls explain to me what the hell this 'dubstep' stuff is?

swears
21-09-2010, 11:57 PM
I can't wait to make some sweet dubstep jams and get mad blog attention/downloads.

drilla
22-09-2010, 01:42 AM
yeah shame if regular people picked up cheap ubiquitous instruments and used them to churn out similar but permutated takes on a form for fun and potential profit... fucking punks*+, who do they think they are?! :mad:


*ok no one needed videos to tell them how to play punk
+biggest difference to me is i actually like a lot of punk. :shrug: :rolleyes:

nomos
22-09-2010, 02:43 AM
If that's dubstep, count me in :cool:

nomos
22-09-2010, 02:44 AM
I'd also like to propose a 'Dubstep Style Competition' a la America's Next Top Model

Dr Awesome
22-09-2010, 02:58 AM
Do you think Tyra Banks would get on-board?

hint
22-09-2010, 11:21 AM
Which VST effects did Dubstep pioneer Jim Carrey use in The Mask?

Also, what's the best mic for Dubstep?

Colz
24-09-2010, 01:31 PM
I'd also like to propose a 'Dubstep Style Competition' a la America's Next Top Model


http://www.jungle.me.uk/index.php?topic=9141.0

looks like someone beat you to a similar idea...

nomos
24-09-2010, 02:01 PM
that's all fine but what will they be wearing?

hopper
24-09-2010, 02:06 PM
bassline in the tutorial is dutty