Producertech has launched a sale on two of tutorial courses on drum and bass music production and sound design.
Drum & Bass Production and Sound Design by Icicle feautres 3 hours of in-depth tutorials, in which Icicle shares his sought after production techniques, covering synthesis, mixing and arranging.
Jeroen Snik aka Icicle is a household name in the electronic music scene, having released on some of drum and bass’s most renowned labels, including Hospital Records, Critical Music, and Shogun Audio. His 2011 debut album ‘Under the Ice’ received widespread critical acclaim, and this was followed up in 2015 by ‘Entropy’, topping DnB charts worldwide and spawning the Entropy Live tour, an audio-visual experience like no other. Icicle has always been hugely respected for his intricate sound design and meticulous productions, which have won him plaudits across the globe and cemented his place as one of DnB’s biggest names.
In this course, Icicle provides a real insight into his detailed production methods, sharing with you a variety of useful tips and tricks. He shows you how to create all the elements of a heavy DnB track, kicking off with some FM synthesised drums. After these are processed with FabFilter plugins, Icicle proceeds to create a warping resampled bassline in FM8 and some FX risers with Massive.
The course concludes with a guide to mixing and arrangement, providing you with the knowledge needed to create tense builds and earth-shattering drops.
Also on sale at 40% off is Cutting Edge Sound Design with Serum by Defazed, a course in which you will learn to master one of the most powerful and innovative new software synthesisers on the market today, Xfer Records’ Serum.
With a background producing a variety of styles including Drum and Bass, Glitch Hop and experimental electronic music, Defazed brings a wealth of experience and sound design knowledge to the table.
With a hands on approach from the outset, Defazed guides you through the intricate workings of this advanced wavetable synth, explaining in detail all the features of Serum, including the LFOs, custom wavetables, inbuilt FX and the multitude of routing and modulation possibilities available, thus enabling you to create awesome sounds from the outset. As well as guiding you through the theoretical background of Serum, Defazed also showcases how this knowledge can be applied in a practical sense.
Throughout the course he constructs a variety of patches that make full use of Serum’s immense sound design possiblities. These include an EDM style bass and lead, a cinematic evolving pad, a complex sequenced patch and a riser FX, all built entirely from scratch.
The courses are on sale for only £18 GBP/20 EUR each until June 25th, 2018.
More information: Producertech