how to get the most out of your Kicks, 808s, and bass?

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TheDrop2
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how to get the most out of your Kicks, 808s, and bass?

Post by TheDrop2 » Sun Dec 05, 2010 9:58 pm

I searched all over this website for this topic and couldn't find anything close.

Does anyone know how to get the most out of their kicks and bass and get that hard, booming sound/ feeling that shakes the clubs up and sound nice in the car?

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Re: how to get the most out of your Kicks, 808s, and bass?

Post by antarktika » Sun Dec 05, 2010 10:02 pm

did you search for layering hits, compression, and sidechain compression? because that is where you will find that information.

Akasha
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Re: how to get the most out of your Kicks, 808s, and bass?

Post by Akasha » Tue Dec 07, 2010 9:10 pm

high pass the other elements in your track, make sure kicks and sub are in mono too

Quantize
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Re: how to get the most out of your Kicks, 808s, and bass?

Post by Quantize » Wed Dec 08, 2010 10:08 am

Hi,

Here is a link to a kick layering video that you might find useful. There is also a free kick layering rack to go with this to make life easier.

http://www.quantizecourses.com/pages.php/?cat=3

Thanks

Keith

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Re: how to get the most out of your Kicks, 808s, and bass?

Post by jacek » Thu Dec 09, 2010 12:03 pm

Quantize wrote:Hi,

Here is a link to a kick layering video that you might find useful. There is also a free kick layering rack to go with this to make life easier.

http://www.quantizecourses.com/pages.php/?cat=3

Thanks

Keith
hi
i downloaded your kick layering rack but it doesn't work ableton show me: The preset cannot be loaded. It is probably broken.
what's wrong??
thanks

Quantize
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Re: how to get the most out of your Kicks, 808s, and bass?

Post by Quantize » Thu Dec 09, 2010 3:33 pm

Hi,

What version of Live are you using?

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Re: how to get the most out of your Kicks, 808s, and bass?

Post by jacek » Thu Dec 09, 2010 7:10 pm

Quantize wrote:Hi,

What version of Live are you using?
ABLETON SUITE 8

Quantize
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Re: how to get the most out of your Kicks, 808s, and bass?

Post by Quantize » Thu Dec 09, 2010 8:05 pm

But which version number? 8.2.1?

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Re: how to get the most out of your Kicks, 808s, and bass?

Post by jacek » Thu Dec 09, 2010 9:14 pm

Quantize wrote:But which version number? 8.2.1?
8.1

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Re: how to get the most out of your Kicks, 808s, and bass?

Post by DJMillsy » Thu Dec 09, 2010 10:03 pm

You will need to update to 8.1.3 or higher. The download is free from the Ableton website.

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Re: how to get the most out of your Kicks, 808s, and bass?

Post by patrickkidd » Fri Jan 07, 2011 4:39 am

Turn it up.

Actually you'll get some good sound with some basic sidechain compression. Everybody seems to love overproduced stuff right now. It takes a ton of practice though.

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