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Dance Music Styles 103 - Future Bass.
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How loud should you master a future bass track?
A touch louder than the quietest future bass track
As loud as possible
Future bass percussion is usually…?
Based on triplets
Anything you like
Which of the following are common (but not necessary) in future bass?
Old drum breaks
What is the main thing that makes a future bass basslines different to most genres?
It follows a long melody, contributing to the song
It uses an octave lower than generally accepted
It uses futuristic synthesis techniques
Who is a great example of someone using next level sound design in future bass?
Can you layer additional synths on top of a supersaw lead?
What is the main theme in future bass?
What aspect of synthesis most heavily affects how bass layers interfere with each other?
How loud should you mix the natural ambience layer?
As loud as possible without clipping
Loud enough so that it’s centre of attention
Loud enough to be clearly heard in the mix
Loud enough to be felt but not heard
What is the defining feature of an 808 kick?
Chord progressions can control the emotion in a track. True or false?
Would a portamento time of 1s be considered long or short?
If the BPM is 150, on what beat would you place the snare?
What’s the technical name for each instance of sound when using unison?
What is counterpoint melody (in simple terms)?
Melody with the accents on the offbeats
A melody that references an earlier version of itself
Melody that doesn’t do what the listener expects
More than one melody working independently, and together
Why do you need to make sure vocals are in key?
So listeners can sing along
Future bass tracks almost always have a well defined key
It’s industry standard to do so
Everyone listens to the vocal
What is the main thing you assign an LFO to when creating a sound like this?
Why aren’t there any standard rules for arrangements in future bass?
Most future bass producers are too young to know the standard track structures
Future bass tracks aren’t primarily made for DJs in clubs
That's not true. Future bass tracks have very rigid rules when it comes to arrangements.
The ‘future’ in future bass means you don’t have to stick to traditional song structures
Sidechain compression modulates…?
The balance of frequencies
The amplitude of the wave
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