I'm terrible at coming up with basslines for dubstep songs.

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bobrichards
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I'm terrible at coming up with basslines for dubstep songs.

Post by bobrichards » Sat Jan 01, 2011 2:26 am

The one song I have made/mixed used all samples. I have a sick wobble made, but every note I write just sounds off.

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Re: I'm terrible at coming up with basslines for dubstep songs.

Post by BlackMath » Sat Jan 01, 2011 2:45 am

I hear u

something I do is take a song I like and study the arrangement in 4 bar blocks
a section at a time
and try to re create it

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Re: I'm terrible at coming up with basslines for dubstep songs.

Post by wascal » Tue Jan 04, 2011 5:24 pm

Some of the best dubstep basslines are only 2 or 3 notes but with loads of detail in those notes, pushing different sub harmonics or subtle LFO's on each note etc. Try focusing on making a really simple bassline move by accenting the harmonic frequencies that different notes are pushing, and alternating through them etc. If that makes any sense at all...
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Re: I'm terrible at coming up with basslines for dubstep songs.

Post by myxomat0515 » Tue Jan 04, 2011 7:20 pm

Then don't make dubstep 8O

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Re: I'm terrible at coming up with basslines for dubstep songs.

Post by GUY SMILEY » Tue Jan 04, 2011 8:47 pm

just sing them in
wow wow wow wow
wowowowowowow

etc etc

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Re: I'm terrible at coming up with basslines for dubstep songs.

Post by kev herb » Tue Jan 04, 2011 9:15 pm

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Re: I'm terrible at coming up with basslines for dubstep songs.

Post by jonesonyou » Tue Jan 04, 2011 11:40 pm

several youtube videos on this exact subject, check them out for ideas

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