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Dance Music Styles 104 - Drum and Bass.
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What kind of vocal is best to create bass one shots from vocals?
Any vocal is good
What kind of synth is Serum?
Distorted basslines are...?
What type of kick has more punch?
Why are long kick tails a problem?
You need to be careful not to land your foot on the tail
It's an arbitrary rule of drum and bass
You can't layer bass
How loud should you master drum and bass tracks?
As loud as the quietest track in the genre
As loud as possible, with no artefacts
About average loudness
As loud as possible, even if that means it has artefacts
Where is the easiest place to make good sounding drum variations?
In the middle of a 4 bar section
At the end of a 4 bar section
At the end of the song
At the beginning of a 4 bar section
What type of DnB snare needs a strong fundamental more so than other types?
How many bars is the outro usually?
Does it matter if you record an old drum break in low quality?
Yes, never do it
Why does building basslines from one-shots work so well?
No one knows, but everyone does it
It separates the process of sound design, from writing riffs/melodies
It helps to lock to bass to the kick
Because you can play the bassline on a keyboard
In this course, which modulation source was used to modulate the bass in Massive?
For surgical EQing, what type of EQ is best?
What is the usual BPM for drum and bass?
126 or 128
172 or 174
140 or 150
178 or 180
What is the name of the innovative vocal example recommended in the course?
"The original drum break used in drum and bass was a 4-bar drum solo taken from the song...
"Amen" by Otis Redding
"Amen" by Leonard Cohen
"Little Miss Lover" by Jimi Hendrix
"Amen, Brother" by The Winstons
What's the shortcut to duplicate something?
Command-E (Mac)/Ctrl-E (PC)
Command-C (Mac)/Ctrl-C (PC)
Command-D (Mac)/Ctrl-D (PC)
Command-F (Mac)/Ctrl-F (PC)
Where is the best place to include more traditional songwriting elements?
The drop/main bit
Which of these is NOT a common theme in modern drum and bass?
Counterpoint lead melodies
High production quality
Dance Music Styles 104
Drum and Bass
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