Hot FL Studio How-Tos

How To: Use equalizers in FL Studio (Fruity Loops)

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.

How To: Use the pitch bend wheel in Fruity Loops Studio

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.

How To: Change pitch in 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.

How To: Animate a bully splashing a water bottle in Adobe Flash

This tutorial shows you start to finish how to draw an image of a bully with a water bottle in hand and then fling that water bottle onto someone else using FL Studio. This a useful reference piece for trying to animate splashing water or similar water physics. It's not precisely hard to do, but you'll want to pay attention to some of the detail in each piece. Also make sure that you have the most current version of FL Studio installed!

How To: Make a simple crunk beat in FL Studio

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a simple crunk beat in FL Studio. First, go to Sound Station and find the plug-ins. Now, you have to make a nice beat. Use the different sounds in Fruity Loops or whatever else you have to import in and then tweak them. Use different instruments on different parts of the song to make a beat that is all your own. Add in a bass boost to the crunk kick and add reverb to the clap to make it sound more like hip-hop. Go through and add as many different things...

How To: Make a hip-hop beat in Fruity Loops

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...

How To: Make 303 acid using TS404

In this tutorial we learn how to make 303 acid using TS404. First, move the distortions around all the away around. After this, you will have a techno kind of beat. From here, you will change the oscillator one and two knobs all the way to the left. Once you have fine tuned these, play your audio to see how it sounds. Keep the filter in LP24 and move the resonance all the way to the right. LFO and Wave should be changed to the triangle pattern. Move the amount to the opposite. When finished, ...

How To: Create a melody around a vocal in FL Studio

In this video, we learn how to create a melody around a vocal in FL Studio. Start to play around with the melody to the song and change the tempo to how fast you want it. Then, move around different sections to create the exact sound that you want. Finish editing all of the bars on the song until you have it to a sound that you like. Use the keys on the left hand side of the screen to help show you where you are editing the keys at. Then, use the different filters to make the song sound how y...

How To: Make a piano sound for a breakdown in FL Studio

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a piano sound for a breakdown in FL Studio. First, create chords using the keys that are on the left hand side of the screen. After you have created all the chords that you want, then copy the notes and space them out so they are in the order that you would like them. Next, you will need to make sure each of the keys are in tune by tuning them one by one. When finished with this, add in effects that you would like for the song. This will finish up the pi...

How To: Make an emotional anime beat in Fruity Loops

In this tutorial, we learn how to make an emotional anime beat in Fruity Loops. Start out by playing the different keys on the side of the screen where the keyboard is. After you have found a combination of keys that you like, start to add in different effects to this. You can also use a template that has an emotional beat already created on it. Use piano, drum, tempo, and anything else to change the sound of the beat as you would like it. Edit small parts of the beat as you continue through ...

How To: Make Dirty South drums in FL Studio

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...

How To: Make 50 Cent-style drums in Fruity Loops

In this video, we learn how to make 50 Cent-style drums in Fruity Loops. First, you will need to have the 50-cent drums software to use in Fruity Loops. After this, use the different drums that will be on the left hand side to create different sounds. Test them out and then add them together until you have a beat that you like. Change the pattern of the drum beats and the tempo, then change the volume if you want to as well. After this, you can play through your entire beat and then edit more...

How To: Use Lloyd Banks drum samples in FL Studio

In this video, we learn how to use Lloyd Banks drum samples in FL Studio. You can get the Lloyd Banks drum samples from: Class4beats. Start off by making various different types of drums tat you like using the drum kit on the left hand side toolbar. Put on a pattern and then listen to how it sounds. After you add this, you can change the tempo and volume of each of the drums to make it sound exactly how you want it. Make it up as you go along to change the drum sounds and when you're finished...

How To: Compose a hip hop beat in Fruity Loops

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...

How To: Sample drum beats in FL Studio 9

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.

How To: Make an effective dub bassline in FL Studio

In this video, we learn how to make an effective dub bassline in FL Studio. Use a normal bass and add effects to make this. Add in different effects on the bassline, then go through the drop down menu to add in Fruity Loops fast LP. This will enable you to change the wobble on the beat as well as the cutoff. When you change this, you can control the sound by editing the knob until it's how you like it. After you edit the events, you can create the beat how you want it, then save it and use it...

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