Portmento is cool. You can't do that famous West Coast worm or Dirty South Synth glide without it. So check out this tutorial and learn how to create portamento (slide, glide or pitch bend) on notes in your FL Studio beats.
Make your computer sound just like a guitar. Learn how to use use the Slayer Guitar Emulator in FL Studio in this free digital audio workstation tutorial from our music recording expert.
This audio production tutorial shows you how to simulate a live crown in FL Studio. Use a microphone or your audio output to trigger cheering or laughter in real-time with 5 easy steps in FL Studio. There's a little formula usage involved, but it's easy. See how to use fruity formula controllers for crowd simulation and reactions.
Learn how to use your USB controller as an instrument in FL Studio.
Use Fruity Loops generators to create a variety of sounds. Learn how to use the sound generator features of FL Studio in this free digital audio workstation tutorial from our music recording expert.
This tutorial will guide you step by step and help you get access to an almost limitless number of instruments and effects. There are so many freeware synths and effects that this tutorial can help you use. Check it out and learn how to install VST plugins in Fruity Loops (FL Studio).
Chances are if you have heard any Dirty South styled beats you have heard these techniques. Check out this tutorial and learn how to create snare and hi hat rolls of your own in FL Studio.
If you are tired of looking at the same old background when using Fruity Loops, go ahead and make a change! This video will show you how you can change the background color on FL studio. Personalize your FL studio!
This simple audio production tutorial shows you the two ways to change pitch in FL Studio. If you are a beginner audio producer or new to Fl Studio, also known as Fruity Loops, this tutorial will show you how easy it is to change pitch on a whole song, or one instrument.
This is a two part tutorial on sampling with Adobe Audition and making a sampled beat in FL Studio. The first part covers chopping the samples. In part two we take the samples we chopped in part 1 using Audition and arrange them in FL Studio.
This is an FL Studio Tutorial about VST Plugins. This is an essential topic, related to extending the functionality of FL Studio. I'm going to show you how to do this for free in this tutorial.
When creating loops, or even playing the keyboard, you're going to end up using your pitch bend wheel on your midi controller. And don't diss the pitch bender, Stevie Wonder used it, and that guy is richer than you! If you're using Fruity Loops Studio and are wondering how to use the pitch bend plug in, this video is where to look. You will get a full walkthrough of using the pitch bend features in FL Studio.
This video shows a simple way to fade out your song using an automation clip in FL Studio.
This video demonstrates a couple of ways to get a wah wah sound. It shows some of the power of FL Studio's Formula Controller as an automation source as well.
NFX shows you how to create secondary kicks, also known as doubling your kick drum using FL Studio (Fruity Loops).
NFX thinks good organization is a key to "getting out of the way" and letting your creativity flow when inspiration hits you. So check out his tutorial and learn some ways to organize your samples and sounds in FL Studio.
This music production software tutorial gives an in-depth demonstration and concept of using an equalizer in FL Studio. See how to use the EQUO and Fruity parametric EQ2 equalizers both as a sound-shaper and as an informative feedback device within FL Studio and in general music production.
Get just the right sound for your drum beats and sampled tracks. Learn how to use the sound editing features and presets of FL Studio in this free digital audio workstation tutorial from our music recording expert.
Most people use the FL Slicer in Fruity Loops on drum beats because it can chop them up real nice but NFX shows you how to use it for some creative sample chopping. Just load a loop and go at it.
This is a simple tutorial covering (quickly) the usage of the Alt, Ctrl, and Shift modifiers in everyday usage in FL Studio. Speed up your FL Studio workflow by learning how to use shortcuts and keyboard modifiers.
Pav is here to give you a tutorial on how to make a a superb emotional hip hop beat in FL Studio. The Fruity Loops tutorial takes you step by step through the process of composing a hip hop track with an emotional flare to it.
NFX shows you how to connect the MOD wheel on the MIDI controller to a channel plugin in FL Studio. Fruity Loops doesn't do this for you automatically so it's a good skill to learn.
If you make beats in FL Studio you may want to incorporate some scratches without needing a turntable. This tutorial shows you how to do it with the Wave Traveler in Fruity Loops.
Sampling, beat making, whatever you wanna call it, its been done for years since the beginning of Hip Hop and Rap back in the 80's. Artists like Tupac, Biggie, Mos Def, and others defined the times of their generations rapping over beats. If you're interested in making your own and are looking at how to do so in FL Studio look no further. In this great two-part video tutorial you'll learn how to sample beats straight from the tracks that you want to sample from, either from vinyl or MP3.
This vid shows the basics and relationship of the Pattern window and the Playlist windows in FL Studio and how to use these Fruity Loop features.
Effects can add excitement to your FL Studio tracks. Learn how to master your tracks and use FL Studio effects in this free digital audio workstation tutorial from our music recording expert.
NFX shows you how to remake the 50 cent hit In Da Club produced by Dr. Dre in FL Studio (fruity loops) using free sounds.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a hip-hop beat in Fruity Loops. When you first open this up, you should download a hip-hop beat package from Lil' John that has 170 different types of beats in it. From here, open these up and start to load them onto the screen. You won't have to add in any effects because the sounds in the program are already mastered. There are a lot of different types of beats you have to choose from. Simply put these together in a way that you like, then you're finis...
This FL Studio tutorial gives demonstrations of different Waveform outputs from simple FM Synthesis with descriptions of how we achieved it. These are very rough examples but they will help you understand the Sytrus matric and how to use FM Synthesis in FL Studio.
Use the Fruity Loops sampler to create and fine-tune sounds for your music project. Learn how to use the sampler features of FL Studio in this free digital audio workstation tutorial from our music recording expert.
This three part tutorial teaches you the basics of using FL Studio 7 with the free version you can download. First you will learn the basics, then part two will explain how to add in some effects to make your song more... lively, and part three covers how to make Automation Clip patterns with volumes and pitches.
One of the most basic starting points of music and music theory is the individual note or tone. In this tutorial you will learn some of the basics of working with notes or tones when making beats in FL Studio.
Templates are a real timesaver in FL Studio. Imagine being able to load that East Coast Kit or Club Kit with ease. In addition to loading your samples, templates can load predefined Mixer chains/setups into Fruity Loops.
This tutorial shows how to make those fast pitched snare rolls popular in dirty south style music in Fruity Loops (FL Studio).
Flubbed a line in an otherwise perfect take? Punch in over the part you want to replace and keep the rest. It's easy and this free software tutorial from the folks at Beat Class will walk you through the entire process.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make Dirty South drums in FL Studio. First, you need to get the samples from the 808 drum kit. After you have these, you will load up the tempo, going no lower than 1.5 and doing 16 bars. Then, play the drum sounds until you find some that you like the best. After you have the bass drums, select the snare drums. Go through the drum kit until you have selected all of the drums that you like. There are a lot to choose from, so take your time listening to all th...
In this clip, learn how to tune your kick drum using FL Studio 9 on your computer. You will learn how to tune your kicks and make them sound better when played melodically. So, check out this tutorial and try it out on your own version of Studio to start making beautiful music. Rock on!
This is a Step-by-step video tutorial showing you how to use the Fruity Loops Vocoder in FL Studio. Learn the principles of the Vocoder and how to use the modulator and the carrier and route the signals to the vocoder in FL Studio.
This audio production software tutorial shows you how to compose a hip hop beat in FL Studio using orchestral elements and instruments. Give your hip hop tracks a melodic quality with orchestral instruments as shown in this FL Studio tutorial. It will help if you already know the Fruity Loops interface since the video doesn't have audio instructions.
In this audio production software tutorial you will learn the basics of recording audio in FL Studio 8. Recording audio in FL Studio should be similar in any version, but there may be interface differences. If you are new to working in FL Studio 8, this tutorial will show you how to get started recording audio.