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Dance Music Styles 103 - Future Bass.
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If the BPM is 150, on what beat would you place the snare?
Why do you need to make sure vocals are in key?
Everyone listens to the vocal
So listeners can sing along
It’s industry standard to do so
Future bass tracks almost always have a well defined key
How loud should you mix the natural ambience layer?
Loud enough to be felt but not heard
Loud enough so that it’s centre of attention
Loud enough to be clearly heard in the mix
As loud as possible without clipping
What is counterpoint melody (in simple terms)?
Melody with the accents on the offbeats
A melody that references an earlier version of itself
More than one melody working independently, and together
Melody that doesn’t do what the listener expects
Would a portamento time of 1s be considered long or short?
Can you layer additional synths on top of a supersaw lead?
Future bass percussion is usually…?
Anything you like
Based on triplets
Sidechain compression modulates…?
The amplitude of the wave
The balance of frequencies
What is the main theme in future bass?
Chord progressions can control the emotion in a track. True or false?
What is the defining feature of an 808 kick?
How loud should you master a future bass track?
A touch louder than the quietest future bass track
As loud as possible
What aspect of synthesis most heavily affects how bass layers interfere with each other?
Which of the following are common (but not necessary) in future bass?
Old drum breaks
Who is a great example of someone using next level sound design in future bass?
What’s the technical name for each instance of sound when using unison?
Why aren’t there any standard rules for arrangements in future bass?
Most future bass producers are too young to know the standard track structures
Future bass tracks aren’t primarily made for DJs in clubs
That's not true. Future bass tracks have very rigid rules when it comes to arrangements.
The ‘future’ in future bass means you don’t have to stick to traditional song structures
What is the main thing you assign an LFO to when creating a sound like this?
What is the main thing that makes a future bass basslines different to most genres?
It uses futuristic synthesis techniques
It uses an octave lower than generally accepted
It follows a long melody, contributing to the song
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