Hot FL Studio How-Tos

How To: Construct an emotional hip hop beat in FL Studio

This is a music production software tutorial on how to make an emotional hip hop beat using Fruity Loops. You will learn how to start by creating the melody, then adding drums to produce an emotional sounding hip hop beat in FL Studio. The tutorial uses edirol orchestral and the drum kit from warbeats. There is no audio instruction so you will need to follow along visually and have a good understanding of the FL Studio interface.

How To: Create gun sounds in FL Studio 7

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.

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: Get the T-Pain effect in FL Studio 8

In this how-to video, you will learn how to get the T-Pain effect with Fruity Loops Studio 8. First, open the program. Insert the sound by clicking on the sampler and opening a recording. Next, click the arrow and select assign a mixer track. Select GSnap for the T-Pain effect. Change the settings, which will allow you to get this particular effect. You can also choose the Autotune effect to get this sound as well. Select this effect and set the effect up. You can save the settings with a pre...

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 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: 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 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: Experiement in FL Studio and Reason

The music production software world is making it almost unnecessary for new artists and musicians to need to know real instruments. In this video ACepincter demonstrates how he uses a particular method of experimentation to learn so much about the various features of Reason and FL Studio. He shows you 2 exercises you can try to help you teach yourself more about FL Studio and Reason.