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Constructing a dubstep bassline? Dec. 24th, 2012 @ 09:38 PM Reply

I recently bought this sample-pack for Massive NI and it contains a bunch of great dubstep-basses.

https://soundcloud.com/freakyloops/fl026-complextro-dubstep-
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So, any idea how I can create something like the track they made ^?

Do I just thrown on a bunch of random basses together and string them into a melody or.. I am not quite sure how the dubstep formula is laid out. Any advice? Thanks.

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Response to Constructing a dubstep bassline? Dec. 24th, 2012 @ 09:48 PM Reply

Sorry if my question is confusing. Basically I'd like to know how I can combine multiple dubstep basses to make a cool complextro bassline like the one in the track I posted.

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Response to Constructing a dubstep bassline? Dec. 24th, 2012 @ 10:01 PM Reply

At 12/24/12 09:48 PM, MatrixGravity wrote: Sorry if my question is confusing. Basically I'd like to know how I can combine multiple dubstep basses to make a cool complextro bassline like the one in the track I posted.

Make short melody/bassline bits using different synths. Now that I think about it, it doesn't sound too hard...

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Response to Constructing a dubstep bassline? Dec. 24th, 2012 @ 10:39 PM Reply

Goodness man there's no formula for making music


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Response to Constructing a dubstep bassline? Dec. 24th, 2012 @ 10:39 PM Reply

ugh....


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Response to Constructing a dubstep bassline? Dec. 24th, 2012 @ 10:40 PM Reply

At 12/24/12 10:39 PM, boney-man wrote: Goodness man there's no formula for making music

I don't mean formula. I am talking about the track I posted specifically. I want to understand how certain parts of it were created, and how I can achieve a similar sound.

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Response to Constructing a dubstep bassline? Dec. 24th, 2012 @ 10:51 PM Reply

You have their samples, just experiment a bit man.


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Response to Constructing a dubstep bassline? Dec. 24th, 2012 @ 10:58 PM Reply

At 12/24/12 10:51 PM, boney-man wrote: You have their samples, just experiment a bit man.

Thanks you're right. I will just keep experimenting.

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Response to Constructing a dubstep bassline? Dec. 24th, 2012 @ 11:03 PM Reply

well that was a waste of time

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Response to Constructing a dubstep bassline? Dec. 24th, 2012 @ 11:06 PM Reply

At 12/24/12 11:03 PM, Yoshiii343 wrote: well that was a waste of time

Well I'm still looking for suggestions.

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Response to Constructing a dubstep bassline? Dec. 24th, 2012 @ 11:17 PM Reply

At 12/24/12 10:01 PM, Yoshiii343 wrote:
At 12/24/12 09:48 PM, MatrixGravity wrote: Sorry if my question is confusing. Basically I'd like to know how I can combine multiple dubstep basses to make a cool complextro bassline like the one in the track I posted.
Make short melody/bassline bits using different synths. Now that I think about it, it doesn't sound too hard...

Yeah that's what I'm trying to do for now. Seems like there is a trick to it though.

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Response to Constructing a dubstep bassline? Dec. 25th, 2012 @ 02:02 AM Reply

All you gotta do, is take one (awesome) melody, and split the different parts of the melody among three different basses. Remember to take the reverb off the bass... or atleast use a reverb with a very short gate. use pad(s).

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Response to Constructing a dubstep bassline? Dec. 25th, 2012 @ 08:15 AM Reply

Well, since it's a NI Massive presets, just create a short bassline melody and wala!


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