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How to Create a Skrillex Snare

May 13, 2012



The ‘Dubstep snare’ is a punchy, over processed sound that really hits you in the chest.  Big time artists like Skrillex and Koan (amongst others) use this type of snare sound all the time.  There are many of ways of creating it, but we’ll take a simplified approach that will get us in the ball […]

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How To Make a Killer Dubstep Bassline

March 7, 2012


Arrangement view of the sounds that make up my bassline.

There’s nothing that shakes the floor quite like a raunchy Dubstep bassline.  There’s probably nothing quite as chaotic either.  However, amidst that chaos lies an intricately sculpted palette of sound. In this article, we will take a look at how to create those modern, neck-breaking bass lines you’re accustomed to  hearing in the clubs. (more…)

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