Ableton 10 – Trance Kick & Bass Tutorial [001]

  • Struggle to find the right sounding kick samples?
  • Unsure what bass patterns to use?
  • Stressed about your sub bass sounding weak?
  • Frustrated with your bass not being wide enough
  • Hate the fact your Kick and Bass is not sitting right together?
  • Struggle with getting movement in your bass?
  • Pulling your hair out wondering what sounds to use?

Ableton 10 – Trance Kick & Bass Tutorial [001]

Welcome to the first AM Studios Ableton Live series! In this series, Allan will be going through every step in detail to show you how to make a Trance track from start to finish. This first video will cover the Trance Kick & Bass!

As we are all aware, getting a solid kick and bass as a foundation for your track can be very tricky at times. In this in-depth tutorial, Allan will be showing you how to get that nicely balanced, punchy kick and bass in real-time, and explaining everything he does and why. He will be going over every step with deep amounts of detail so that you can understand the thought process behind every move.

Creating a solid kick and bass will no longer be a stressful process. After watching Allan show you his easy process you will be itching to get started on your kick and bass right away!

The video covers:

  •  One note nudge trick.
  •  Choosing the right sounding kick.
  •  Understanding which bass notes will work with your kick.
  •  Creating a bass pattern and groove.
  •  Creating an atmospheric bass stab.
  •  Choosing the right sounds for your basses.
  •  Applying movement to your bass sounds.
  •  Mixing your kick, sub and mid basses layers together.
  •  Fine-tuning EQ and ducking techniques.
  •  Delay & Reverb techniques for your basses.
  • + much more!

Video Duration:

105 Minutes

Your Tutor

Allan Morrow – International Trance DJ/Producer. Tracks signed to labels such as Armada, Blackhole Recordings, Discover Records, FSOE, Kearnage Recordings, Mental Asylum Records, Pure Trance, Outburst Records & Many more!

I don’t use Ableton Live I use a different DAW. Can I still use this video?

Yes, all the technique you will learn in these videos you can be implemented into your own DAW using your own unique DAWs plugins.

What software synths or plugins are used in this video?

  • Ableton Live 10 Suite plugins
  • LFO tool
  • Sylenth1
  • Span (Free Plugin from Voxengo)
  • Audio Samples

***Please note the above plugins and samples are not essential as you can use any of your preferred plugins or samples to re-create your own unique sounds.

For more tutorials check them out here

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