How to Add synths Remixing


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Adding synths

Now that we have a bassline and working drums--at least through the verse and the chorus--it's time to add synth parts. Since I already know what the chord changes are going to be, I actually don't need this piano part more, but I want to leave the track. I'll simply delete the data and retitle or repurpose this track. I'll call this Synth 1. And underneath, I will choose some sort of a stab-type sound. You know this is an R&B track that has a lot of background vocals so I want to honor that and I want to come up with parts that have maybe more rhythm to them than texture, parts that will help pulse the track along, create accents and punctuations at various points in the arrangement.

So the very first song I'm going to choose is something that I will probably use in the verse. Let's see this Attack Choir sound, and I'll unmute this. (music playing) That's a nice sound. So let's loop the verse and just come up with a part and then I'll record it...

Adding synths
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Adding synths provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Josh Harris as part of the Remixing Techniques: Arranging and Song Form

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