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I'm not good with software really, but I've been trying to learn how to use FL Studio 10, and have been failing at doing so. Any help on how to use it or where to go for help would be very much appreciated.
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There are a lot of tutorials on you tube.
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Originally Posted by robbo2 View Post
There are a lot of tutorials on you tube.
I can't find any that are even the least bit helpful.

Just saying.
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what kind of music do you want to make?

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Dubstep, DnB, House, etc etc. That general genre, and thanks for so many replies so quickly.
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you should be able to figure out the basics pretty quickly - theres a browser on the left side of the screen, if you want to get some sounds out open the packs tab. then look around, the dance column has some nice kicks and snares on it. drag them into the beat maker, which is the column in the middle where you can place all your samples. (sample= sound file eg. kick drum) and make a beat.

next to the tempo youl see a number which you can drag up and down labelled PAT. this is your pattern, you can change your patterns so you can make more then one beat at once, then place your pattern in the playlist which should be on the right.

so you can make one slow beat in pattern one, then heavier beat in pattern two then put them in the playlist as 1, 2, 1, 2,.. etc.

to make a lead in your song, drag a sample from the playlist, right click on it and click replace> 3xosc then you can right click the tab for this and click piano roll. then in the piano roll you can edit in "midi" notes which means the 3xosc will act as an instrument, and the midi notes will act as the computer playing the instruments how you put the notes in. you can fiddle with the dials for the 3xosc to make it sound different.

try get the hang of making a very basic track first. once you can do that, then youtube search some tutorials on the mixing bar and how to add effects etc. and listen to the kind of music you want to make, try imitate sounds you like and look for tutorials etc. once you get the basics, you will know by then what sounds you want to make so you can just look for tutorials.

heres a little clip of a song i made, (it sounds like **** because it was just a video of me mucking around with the knobs so thats why it doesnt sound like a proper song lol) its not that great but everything i have learned is off internet tutorials lol. the red column on the right is my playlist, it should give you an idea of how to put your patterns into the playlist.
Edited by jacobrjett - 6/15/11 at 6:54pm
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Wow..... thats amazing, also, thats what I'm trying to work up to doing. I really need to get better with this...
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if you click into it and go to my youtube channel youl find the final version called cheez mac lol. Ill warn you this software is a MASSIVE time sink, you need to put a LOT of time into learning how to use it but it pays off when you can make your own sweet tracks plus when you show them to your friends they think your really smart haha
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Well I'll happily spend the time, I have all summer break to learn, and it's more useful than playing WoW, so I'm gonna try to put some time into it. Just finished making a really simple beat with the piano roll. I'm catching on....

-edit- And now I'm done with this for tonight since I just downloaded a sound pack and it deleted the track I made.....
Edited by lostmage - 6/15/11 at 8:13pm
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thats odd made were did you place the sounds you downloaded? you must have done something wrong thats never happened to me. i place my sound packs in

Computer/local disc C/program files (x86)/ imagine-line/ fl studio 10/ data/patches/packs

in the packs folder i create a new folder called sample packs then place the sample pack in here and then it shows up alongside all the sample packs that come with the software like the legacy sound pack etc.

you either got a virus or you did something wrong...

if you want to make some samples you should cut sampled out of other tracks, since tracks always have some stuff going on in the background you can get some pretty unique sounding drum hits etc.

try getting a song with some good drum hits or interesting sounds, go into FL studio, then open up edison in the mixing bar. in edison, on the left click load sample. load a complete song into it, then you can click and drag to select part of the track, right click it and delete it. do this until you have just a drum hit in edison then on the button on the farthest right, theres a button which has a kind of playlist icon on it with a line through it. click this and then it will load what you have into fl studio pattern column, then you will have a sound loaded into fl studio. if you want to make the sound less sharp as it ends, click on the sounds tab in the pattern column then at the bottom you can see knobs labeled "in" and "out." turning the IN knob up makes the sound more quiet at the beginning, the OUT one trims off end noise. if you turn the out one up you can trim off the ending sound so it sounds more natural, then render this as a WAV file in your sample folders then BINGO you have sampled your first drum hit. you can start a new track and use this sample youve made the same as any of the ones that come with fl studio. the extra noise eg the bassline in a drum and bass song will add more flavour to your kick as long as you drag the out knob up it will still sound like a natural kick.

hope you have fun, this is some great software and unlike WoW you actually have something to show for it in the end.
Edited by jacobrjett - 6/16/11 at 5:41am
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