In this 5 part Drum & Bass course Nurve picks up where he left on from part 2 but this time he adds a big hefty 808 bass into the mix. This course started just one idea on how to process the amen break and has now manifested into a tutorial series which looks like it will just keep going.
Below is a written breakdown of what Nurve will be covering during this course.
Part 1 – Introduction & Agenda: Nurve gives his usual in-depth introduction alongside the agenda of what he will covering to wet the appetite.
Part 2 – Resampling & Time Stretch/Warp: Nurve is an avid re-sampler. Not only with drums but with absolutely anything he can get his hands on. Nurve is self proclaimed sound designer first and foremost and this tutorial shows us exactly why.
Part 3 – 808 Bass Processing, Subtractive EQ, Distortion: Nurve brings a pulverising 808 bass into the mix to really put this song on track.. or track on song? either works. He also demonstrates how to distort and 808 layer to add some harmonics and character to his 808 bass.
Part 4 – Additive EQ Automation, Filter Automation & Return Channels: In this penultimate part, Nurve gets really creative with some additive eq automation and filtering. He also explains the benefit of return channels and how he uses direct and parallel processing when writing music.
Part 5 – Summary & Challenge: And last but not least, Nurve gives a very detailed of what was covered during this Drum & Bass course alongside setting all the tribe members a challenge.
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