Changed my mind
Do you even know what hipster is?
And yes, dubstep synths are pretty easy to make. Just put LFO(filter freq) on triangle wave.
Last edited by Drekmen; 2011-07-06 at 11:45 AM.
I was about to nerdrage listening to that Little Boots remix but when it dropped I was all 'feels good man'
Seeing as someone has already got Burial up here theres no point in me reposting anything of his. Instead I'll just leave this here
I been into dubstep since the underground scene in 03. It started as such a diverse genre, so I have a couple to share.
Burial/future garage tip:
Original tip(Your not ready:P):
and I'll add this last one, because the sample is just bangin'
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Dubstep is quickly going the same way jump up DnB did. It started off in London as a diverse underground genre, all about the vibes, choppy drums and deep sub. It was a culture, one where anyone in UK, wether they was into UKGarage, Jungle, DnB, Grime, Dub, Ragga n' whotnot, could all come together and RAVE IT UP.
Most of these UKF nerds wouldn't even know what a real oldschool dubstep beat is. They just hyped up over an over EQed simple kick and snare with some WUBWUB for good measure. Or even worse: MT Eden. The guy who does just this: over a tune he didn't even make. They talk about how they love sick bass, yet probaly don't even own a sub.
Unfortunatly, most of the new "Dubstep" producers are starting to love the same thing. I cry a little inside every time I hear someone make a "Dubstep" tune that has mad highrange bass leads - but no sub... r they SRS?
Dubstep used to be ALL about production levels. Yeah, It's easy to make an LFO synth... but not so easy to make an Excision LFO synth. I just don't see the point in making some bait wobble tune when the exact same thing has been done atleast 5000x's better.
I wish up and coming producers would understand this.
Cracking a copy of NI massive and watching some LFO tutorials on youtube, then trying out yo skillz by remixing a bait tune, does not make you a dubstep producer.
I blame Youtube.
However, the bait brostep stuff can be aright: it can be fun to produce; girls tend to love it; and it can be a good hype to rave to now and again. But most of it's so diluted and detached from what Dubstep actually is. So much so: that I wish new producers would stop claiming it as such, just so they can get a bit of 5min internet fame.
Last edited by Ambush; 2011-07-12 at 04:14 PM.
Irritates me when people put "Sierra Leone" as a good dubstep song. IMO it's pretty bad.
Last edited by Riken55; 2011-07-12 at 02:22 PM.
Here's my thoughts.
Dubstep like Burial (which I haven't seen until now) is the kind of dubstep that I can actually listen to. It actually sounds good.
Newer dubstep with those monotone drumbeats and the ridiculously annoying WOBWOBWOB-noise is plain awful. How can anyone listen to it? It's just plain noise. It's not music, it's noise. I'm not sure if I want to know what people are actually thinking these days when I know they listen to that stuff.
Seriously, this new dubstep trend which is remixing annoying shit into songs is just... stupid. It is a disease within the world of music. Which makes me sad when my friends listen to this... Skrillex guy and other similar things.
*Brostep- "Brostep is a relatively new sub-genre of music (born out of Dubstep micro-genre) which has no emphasis on soul.
The goal appears to be to produce music as fast as you possibly can, without placing any emphasis on quality."
Here's a fairly new tune from Benga (A Dubstep pioneer)
I'm glad he's able to appeal to the commercial masses, while still sticking to his roots.
Here's a tune him and Skream made when they was just 14-15 years old, way back when dubstep was underground and undefined:
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Broadly speaking, as far as the evolution of Brostep(wobble) goes, first there was this:
Not exactly top notch production, but it's got the bangin' vibe, it was new and exciting at the time.
^Which just smashed it at the time.
Then, tunes like these influenced people like Datsick and Excision:
Them 2 are sick at sound production.
Now people like them have influenced most of the newer producers.
But what they don't understand, is the reason Datsick and Excision got so big, was because thier sound design was insane.
Remake what they done with crappy synths and drums, and it would instantly sound S**T (Case in point below).
This is basically whats happened with "brostep"
Now we have lost people making silly remix's like these:
Which are the sonic equivelants to a headache >_<
If you think good dubstep synths are easy to make, your not listning to dubstep. It's the HARDEST music to produce on a level that is up to par with the best of it's kind, no contest.
This is coming from someone that has produced everything from Hip-hop to DnB to Electro to Classical to House to Metal to Techno, and gets paid for it.
Although, there is still some producers who respect this, I leave you all with this:
Reso puts his blood, sweat and tears into the sound design/production of his tunes: and it shows.
Last edited by Ambush; 2011-07-12 at 05:13 PM.