Developing the drums and bass


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Developing the drums and bass

Now that we have our sketch arrangement in order, let's dive in and develop the drums and bass a bit further. Go back to my Exercise File folder and audition a few more loops. (music playing) I like this loop. What I'm looking for at this point is something that has a bit of movement to it, that will help pulse the track a little bit, give it a bounce. I'll bring this loop in. And we'll call this top 2, move it here. And visually I want to move this kick drum over so that everything looks even, and I'll actually trim the vocal a little bit too.

Whenever possible, I like to do this bit of housekeeping as I build the arrangement. It just streamlines the workflow process. When you see something you can quickly edit, move, shift around, you take care of it then and there. So now I'll move this back. We'll just take listen to this loop, copy and paste it for about 16, 24 bars, and take a listen to it from the beginning. (music playing) That's working nicely.

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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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