Check out the sounds created in the Trance Leads Layering Tutorial. [Audio Sample]
⬤ Wondering why your leads never seem as big and as powerful as the pro’s tracks?
⬤ Find your self trying to open up your leads to sound big but they start distorting?
⬤ Confused about how many layers your leads need to sound big?
⬤ Struggling with sound choice?
⬤ Not sure how to shape each sound in each frequency band?
⬤ Want to know how to make layering leads much easier so that you don’t run into problems later on?
⬤ Want to know clever tricks to add more brightness and movement to your leads?
OK, so here is it!
A tutorial that I have been asked for many times over, and I completely understand why! Getting that pro sound can be tricky when you aren’t sure how to approach it!
Have you ever found yourself running into these issues before?… You start to open up your filter cut off to create a bigger sound, but then the lower notes in your leads start to distort?
You start layering your leads thinking that it’s making it fatter, and then get lost with the countless layers you have included? Are these even working?
You start to create layers for your lead, and after a while, it just turns into a big messy sound with no definition?
So, In this tutorial, I am going to be showing you how to create professional-sounding Trance Leads and how to fix many different issues you may face when you are trying to get professional, thick and full sounding Trance leads.
Whether you are trying to create leads in Ableton, Logic Pro, FL Studio, Cubase or any other DAW of your choice, this will help you achieve that!
For more in-depth information on what I cover in its extensive & in-depth tutorial, see below…
⬤ Going through every single layer in great detail.
⬤ How to overcome common layering issues (tips I have not seen done anywhere else before when layering leads)
⬤ Understanding the anatomy & different characteristics of a big Trance lead.
⬤ What to take note of when it comes to mixing your Trance Leads with your kick and bass later on.
⬤ Understanding why to not look at the layering process like “how many layers do I need”
⬤ Tips to help you save time and layer leads more effectively.
⬤ Understanding where to place your layers in the frequency ranges.
⬤ How different frequency bands can be complemented with different characteristics to the sound.
⬤ How to make your leads sound even bigger through the use of clever mid-side EQ & Reverb techniques.
⬤ Deciding what type of layers to add and why.
⬤ Sound Choice & Sound Design.
⬤ The shape, textures, processing, position and effects of each layer.
⬤ Each layer created in real-time so you can see the full process, including any issues that may arise.
⬤ Mixing, EQ, FX, Levelling & Stereo Positioning.
⬤ Testing different leads to see what works best and understanding why.
⬤ How to remove part of your lead sound that you may not like.
⬤ Stereo width of particular frequency bands.
⬤ How to keep your leads sounding thick and full.
⬤ Knowing when to use FX and when they can be hurting your sound.
⬤ A complete understanding of the thought process behind everything that I do and why.
⬤ What to listen out for when referencing your leads so that you don’t make wrong mixing decision.
⬤ Understanding what can happen at the mastering stage that can affect your leads.
+ Much more!
This course is very detailed and NOT a quick overview!
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!
Yes. Please don’t restrict yourself from the knowledge inside this tutorial due to having another DAW. All the techniques you will learn in these videos you can be implemented into your own DAW using your own unique DAWs plugins.
***Please note – You can use any synth/plugins or DAW of your choice to create a similar sound to the one done in this video. The techniques are described to you in such a way that you are able to implement the same techniques into your own work very easily.
Lately I noticed my main leads were not sounding as they should, too layered not enough high end. This tutorial has helps me gel my sound together more along with other tricks I have been implementing
This is my first tutorial from AM and i’m glad i purchased it. I finally understood how to layer my leads properly without to much eq tweaking, Allan just shows how to do that professionally, it’s a really honest and straight forward tutorial.
Finally an in-depth tutorial that takes the mystery away from the layering leads topic. After watching this one you will definitely feel confident about layering your own leads and plucks and one the definitely is worth buying, especially if like me you had some doubts as when dealing with many layers you can easily start actually ruining stuff in the mix if you are not careful or don't exactly know what you're doing and why. So definitely check this one out, it helped me clarify things a lot and gave me a lot more confidence. Once again, thank you so my Allan for this great tutorial.