Develop the drums and bass Remixing


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Developing the drums and bass

One of my philosophies when it comes to building remix arrangements for full vocal remixes, either radio or club, is that the arrangement should almost be able to stand on its own, with drums, bass, and vocals. Let me elaborate on this concept for a moment, because it may offer you a different perspective on creating drum and bass parts. The drum and bass parts of an arrangement are what I consider to be foundational parts of the arrangement, and I typically spend the most amount of time at this juncture of the arranging process.

So we have our sketch bass and sketch piano here occupying a 16-bar verse here. I will mute the piano. I'll keep the chords just in case I forget what I played, but I do remember them. And I have a bassline here that just covers the verse, so I will need to address the chorus, but before I do any of that, I need to build up the drums little bit. So I'll import some drum loops, and these are from my private library: Josh Harris drums volume 1 and a kick d...

Developing the drums and bass
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Developing the drums and bass 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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