This is the second part of an outstanding 3 part series in producing jungle beats. If you missed part one Click Here
Stranjah shows off his drum sequencing skills using the amen break and expands on processing individual sounds and loops as a whole.
00 – 07.00 Sequencing from a Amen loop
This tutorial will show you how to slice and sequence amen breaks using Abelton. Stranjah starts by slicing the amen break using Abelton's tools to speed up workflow. After this the real fun begins. The speed in which Stranjah is able to sequence genre defining patterns is outstanding!
07.00 – 10.00 Jungle drums EQ
Stranjah will show you the fundamental frequencies to enhance drum transients, modernize the sound or just work the whole channel into the mix.
10.00 – 11.00 Pitching drums
Not always something producers experiment with, this section will change you mind. A tool that can change the way your loop sits in the mix as well as its characteristics.
11.00 – 12.00 Additional hits
Using layering to enhance individual drums sounds with more control on the mix will bring your loops to a whole new level.
12.00 – 14.00 Multiband compression/Distortion
Enhancing or reducing transients, toughening up your loop and parallel compression can glue and control you loop.
14.00 – end – Adding a simple bass
A simple bass to hear the whole loop in the mix.
Part 3 click here