Often, the most versatile and surprising sounds from using an effect the "wrong" way. While Live's delay effects are all digital, you can get analog-style sounds by enabling "RePitch" mode and tweaking the delay time. In a new tutorial for DJ Tech Tools, Certified Trainer Lenny Kiser demonstrates how to...
A good beat is something you genuinely feel - whether it's dancing, nodding your head, or just getting lost in some killer tom fills. You know a good beat from how it sounds, but do you know how to make one yourself? In a new tutorial series for lynda.com, Certified Trainer Yeuda Ben-Atar shares his comprehensive knowledge of beatmaking. Starting with basic rhythmic theory, then going through various current and classic styles (from House to Dubstep to Juke/Footwork), and finally covering how to mix a beat, it's a masterclass is engaging rhythm.
Watch a couple sample tutorials below - starting with a step-by-step Drum n' Bass beat:
Next, learn how to make skittering hi-hats for a Trap beat:
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