Here's an example of what you can do with the sub synth an some fx chaining to get a hydrolic bass...
Here, I made a 32 bar brostep kinda thing with this preset
Here is an edited version, with some new sounds and a build up
Holysh** thats good!
A very nice twist on my project. 100,000,000 thumbs up. :)
Thank you :)
I can explain how my work flow was with this if you want to.
Yes that would be nice. :) Also we should collab sometime.
Here's a new collaboration thread I made we can talk about it here.
And for anyone who wants to just continue talking about the original project file, just post in this thread.
Tbh I started out looking at the preset and seeing what notes sounded the best with your preset. I found out that it sounded best at C and C#. Considering that I made the entire 32 bar drop in C minor and C#, and I also regularly modulated between the keys (most clearly in the little break which is why it sounds so chaotic).
Now for the arrangement, tbh it's a fairly common arrangement. I basically made 2 bars where I put a sound on the first beat of bother the bars, and then the main sound on the 3 last beats on the last beat. Then I whould repeat that for 4 bars, but since that didn't sound that nice in the transition to the other sound (more on that a bit later) I edited the last bar of those 4 bars to give it a bit of variation
In the next 4 bars I basically really didn't matter, so I just made it really not caring so much about it, except for the last bar.
So far I had gotten 8 bars of dubstep, but at the vary last bar (or you can put it on the 2 last bars if you want to) I put a little break. In this break I used a trumpet modulating between C and C# Minor (modulating is when you go from one key signature to another key signature) and with a little break playing in the background. Now in this part it is crucial to not play any bass whatsoever, because you want to make the part that comes after that little break as brutal as possible. To increase this effect you should also use some rising noise in the break and a crash in the bar after the break. If you don't understand I whould recommended you checking out "Studio Time With Virtual Riot 5" on youtube because it covers this topic.
Now I have 8 bars of dubstep. Now you just simply repeat those 8 bars againt with some slight alterations to get 16 bats of dubstep. These 16 bars is called the A section. Now I made another 8 bars of dubstep with the same sounds and the same break, but different in arrangement and did the exact same thing to get 16 bars of dubstep. This is called the British section. So know the drop goes A B. Alternatively, if you wanted to you could make the drop A B A which is a fairly common way to make a dubstep drop. If you don't like that you could make the drop A B C, or A B C A , or A (buildup) B (which is common in disciple)
Now for the sound I just made a basic fm bass, put it through the same effects as the preset i started with and layered it with some chip tunes
So there you have it. That is how I made this track
Didn't know about that British A B A, A B C A stuff. And actually, I think I learn about A B C A stuff in my high school english class. In which A B C A rule is applied to words that rhyme in poems. (Just food for thought).
Also do you know music theory? I'd be more than happy to learn it from you.
Edit: oh wait, English has nothing to do with music theory. Lol.
An old project I thought I'd post.
Hey, just wondering how you did manage to chop the pattern shorter than 1 bar in the sequencer. That would be very helpful :)
Pull up the main menu where you edit the tempo and you should see 'snap measures to pattern'. Turn that off (the yellow shouldn't be showing). And there you go.
About your comment sound scape, tbh I don't know that much music theory. You'd be better of researching that yourself than learning it from me. And that A B A thing, well I don't think you got the point, so you can try to watch Dodge And Fuski's video on dubstep arrangement. One thing to note it that the A B A thing is not set in stone, you can have 8 bars instead of 16 and you can have A B C D E F if you want a long drop. The A B A is just a rule that can be broken, but only if you know how to break it.
I worked a bit more on it, this time "breaking" the rules a little
Dubstep snare is too tight.Maybe you need to change..
Haven't got any that whould fit.
wow.... this is one of the greatest Caustic projects I've heard.
I thought I know a lot about Caustic 3 but this is the point where the 'Dunning-Kruger effect' plays its role.
"working jobs we hate to pay for sh*t we don't need" - Tyler Durden
Here is a new version. Please, give me some feedback on this one, since it's clearly not finished, and be as harsh as you can.
clever, who wouldve thought a cab sim would make all the difference, i like it without the reverb and delay though, but thats just me