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.
This is a quick and effective tutorial shows you how to import any kind of music file into FL Studio. Watch and learn how to import a sample into Fruity Loops.
In this tutorial NFX shows you (and explain why) his method of getting an acapella ready for the mix to be used in FL Studio (Fruity Loops). This tutorial is intended mostly for those acapellas you work on as a collab with an MC and not commercial quality acapellas.
You may have heard those cool effects artists like Axwell, Ingrosso, Guetta, Antillas and many others use in their songs, the "pumping effect" on the Lead Synths or the vocals, like fading in and out.
This tutorial tries to describe a few ways to sync an acapella to your own beat. As with many things in life, there are many ways to do this but NFX gives some great starter points on usin gFL Studio to sync acapella and beats.
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.
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).
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 effect is used to spookify a sound and make it sound like it's coming from the underworld. Follow along as NFX shows you how to create a reverse delay effect in Fruity Loops (FL Studio). This can be done with vocals or instruments.
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.
Use the Sytrus generator in FL Studio 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 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.
The peak controller uses the peaks from an audio source to automate the parameters on another controller. In this Fruity Loops tutorial, NFX shows you how to use the peak controller when creating beats in FL Studio.
In this video we learn how to compose a hip hop beat in Fruity Loops. First, go to the website www.class4beats.com and download all the samples and plugins. Once you have these downloaded you can use them in Fruity Loops. Play around with the different sounds that you have in this and then put a new beat together. Once you have a beat put together, change it to a hip hope type of beat and then add it in with a melody for a new sound. This will make a great hip hop beat that is all your own an...
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.
If you have a particular talent with melodies or chords but not both, this video shows two methods for crossing over to the other side when working in FL Studio! Learn how to create melodies from chords and chords from melodies to suit your creative needs in this FL Studio tutorial.
This four part Fruity Loops tutorial shows you how to compose a cool hip hop beat from scratch. Learn how to produce a hip hop beat starting with the drums, then adding melody, then strings, and finally the layout all within FL Studio 7. If you want to produce your own hip hop music, this FL Studio tutorial is a good example to learn from.
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.
Ever want a true MPC swing on your FL? well you can do it with groove templates and this Fruity Loops tutorial will show you how.
NFX shows you another beat recipe on a Dr. Dre style beat. Watch and learn how to put together the ingredients for this beat in Fruity Loops (FL Studio).
Is your FL Studio composition sounding too "robotic"? Too repetitive? Learn to Humanize! In this music production software tutorial you will learn how to humanize a composition in FL Studio and really improve your music making skills and professionalism.
This audio production software tutorial will help those new to FL Studio quickly get their mind around step sequencing. It covers how to create a basic pattern using FL Studio's Step Sequencer. The tutorial also discusses the Channel Window in FL Studio.
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.
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.
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 Fruity Loops tutorial shows how to do simple note slides with an FL Studio generator.
Learn how to use your USB controller as an instrument in FL Studio.
This tutorial explains how to use FL Studio as the master program and Reason as the server. By doing so, all of Reason's sounds are usable 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.
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.
Use the Soundfont Player and FL Keys feature in Fruity Loops to create a variety of sounds. Learn how to use the sound generators and plug-ins of FL Studio in this free digital audio workstation tutorial from our music recording expert.
This audio production software tutorial showing beginners how to open, save, and render productions or project files in FL Studio. Opening and saving is easy, but you'll also learn how to render projects as mp3's in FL Studio.
Ever wondered what a High Pass or ban Pass filter does? Why a Low Pass filter might be useful? Well wonder no more as NFX explains these useful EQ effects in FL Studio (Fruity Loops).
You can get the best acoustic drum kit ever made and it can still sound artificial and computer-ish. Unless you watch and learn from this tutorial. Check it out and learn to humainze your drum patterns in Fruity Loops (FL Studio).
A short tutorial on panning automation in Fruity Loops (FL Studio). Panning is moving a sound from the one speaker to another from left to right or vice versa.
This tutorial shows how to make those fast pitched snare rolls popular in dirty south style music in Fruity Loops (FL Studio).
This music production software tutorial shows you how to compose a hip hop beat version of Chinese songs using FL Studio 7. Learn how to take a piece of Chinese traditional music and turn it into a hip hop beat within FL Studio 7.
Make your drums boom and thump (or bump) using sound editing software. You can even create your own plugin, but you can use it with any parametric equalizer and customize the thump that you want for your own music projects.
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.
In this video, we learn how to make a scary hip-hop beat. Start with a normal beat and then make a high pitched sound followed by a deeper sound. Use a deep treble as you continue to play the song and then add in creepy tones that you find in the different areas of the program. Explore the different types of scary beats that they have available then start to put them all together. Once you get all the different beats together, you will be able to add more bass or treble. When finished, you ca...