Hot FL Studio How-Tos

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: 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: Tune a kick drum in FL Studio 9

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!

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.

How To: Read intervals with FL Studio

This FL Studio tutorial is actually a music theory lesson that teaches you how to read Chord progression notations (intervals), such as (I-VI-ii-V), and an easy system to keep track of them all within FL Studio. If you are new to music and want to learn music production and work with FL Studio, this tutorial will help you understand the basics of intervals and chord progressions.

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: Simulate a live crowd in FL Studio (fruity loops)

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.

How To: Rock the scratcher in FL Studio

This music production software tutorial teaches you how to achieve realistic, humanized scratches in a recordable, metered way in FL Studio. The lesson includes a brief introduction to the FL Scratcher and a few ideas on setting up FL Studio for maximum versatility.

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

This music production software tutorial shows you how to make an emotional hip hop beat in FL Studio. Leran how to use different drums and patterns as well as the piano and strings to create a melodic hip hop track within FL Studio. The tutorial only shows you how to compose the beat and doesn't have audio or cover the actual interface steps.

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: Compose an orchestral hip hop beat 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.

How To: Compose a cool hip hop beat in FL Studio 7

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.

How To: Compose a Chinese hip hop beat in FL Studio 7

Pav shows you how he composed a Chinese hip hop beat in FL Studio 7. You will need to know how to use Fruity Loops since this tutorial just breaks down how the beat was created, and not the actual steps by step procedure. But, if you want ideas on how to compose a Chinese hip hop beat in FL Studio, this tutorial will help you.

How To: Remix STILL DRE in FL Studio 7

In this video Pav shows you one way to remix or remake the song STILL DRE by Dr. Dre in FL Studio 7. You will need to know how to use FL Studio already since he doesn't create the remix from scratch, just walks you through the changes he made to the original STILL DRE song in FL Studio.

How To: Record audio in FL Studio 8

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.

How To: Sample and slice in FL Studio

This FL Studio tutorial video shows how to use the sampler to sample sounds or parts of songs and how to use the slicer to slice songs, loops, or patterns up to use in sampling. Learn how to sample and slice in FL Studio with the help of this tutorial. Great for hip hop or songs where you want to add instrument tracks.