Layering bass sounds and side chaining


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Layering bass sounds and side chaining

Now that I've chosen my bass sound and my bassline, it's time to pulse the track a bit more by adding a secondary or supporting bassline. This might be a few extra notes with a different sound that plays off the main bassline or it might be an actual literal doubling of the main bassline. It all depends on how it flows with the primary bassline, the drums and the vocals. So let's go ahead and open up the ES1 and I will select Software Instrument and underneath the pull-down menu, I will select ES1 Stereo.

Now I know the presets within the ES1 pretty well. So I am going to pull down the menu here and choose a lead sound. But I'm actually going to play it in the lower register, so it functions as a supporting bass sound. This is something that I actually enjoy doing. Just because a synth preset is categorized as a lead sound doesn't mean you can't use it in its lower register as a bass sound or vice-versa. A bass sound could be used as a lead sound.

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Layering bass sounds and side chaining
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Layering bass sounds and side chaining provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Josh Harris as part of the Remixing a Song in Logic Pro

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Audio + Music
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Logic Pro
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