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Safe Spots: Create Amazing Drum Loops Riley Weller (GratuiTous)

  • Level Intermediate
  • 10 Lessons (1hr : 10min)
  • Audio: English

Welcome to a term I’ve coined over the years called Safe Spots™.

You won’t hear this term talked about anywhere else, because I’ve created it!

Safe Spots™ allow you to place sounds in your drum loop for them to sound good no matter what.

You may ask, how is that possible?

Well, if you think about it: Music production is all about patterns, right?

If we look at common patterns, and where producers place their sounds within these patterns, we can then get a general idea of where we can place our sounds to sound good within our songs!

Pretty simple, right?

And, with my method of explaining Safe Spots™, it gives a further clarification of where and how we can place our sounds within a drum loop.

So is that all we learn?

No way!

Learning WHERE to place your sounds is just the first step.

We then learn about the ORGANIC TOOLS to further enhance a drum loop.

Why do I call them ORGANIC TOOLS? Because they’re ABSOLUTELY FREE inside of any DAW!

We’re talking about:

- Velocity
- Panning
- Layering
- Note Nudging
- Swing
- Sound Selection
- Sound Placement

If you’ve been producing for a couple of years, you may think, “These tools aren’t special?”.

But do you know what? You’re wrong.

These ORGANIC TOOLS are the difference between an average drum loop to a professional sounding drum loop.

Placing your sounds is just one piece of the puzzle.

You then have to venture into each sound’s organic tools to further mold your drum track for the perfect fit into your song.

I’ve been producing music for over 10 years now, having worked with a GRAMMY-Nominated artist, and releasing 17+ FL Studio premium courses.

Let me show you how to use Safe Spots™ and these ORGANIC TOOLS to bring your drum loops to their fullest potential.

Enroll into the course, and I’ll talk to you inside!

# GratuiTous

Who is it for? This course is geared towards intermediate producers wanting to improve their drum loops by understanding where they can place their sounds within their drum loop and using organic tools such as velocity, layering, and note nudging to achieve their desired sound.

What will I learn? You will learn about a term coined by GratuiTous called Safe Spots which reveal where you can place sounds within a drum loop for them to sound good no matter what. In addition, you will also be shown about the free organic tools inside your music program to tweak this drum loop to your acquired taste.

Course Includes: 10 Video Lessons

Welcome to a term I’ve coined over the years called Safe Spots™.

You won’t hear this term talked about anywhere else, because I’ve created it!

Safe Spots™ allow you to place sounds in your drum loop for them to sound good no matter what.

You may ask, how is that possible?

Well, if you think about it: Music production is all about patterns, right?

If we look at common patterns, and where producers place their sounds within these patterns, we can then get a general idea of where we can place our sounds to sound good within our songs!

Pretty simple, right?

And, with my method of explaining Safe Spots™, it gives a further clarification of where and how we can place our sounds within a drum loop.

So is that all we learn?

No way!

Learning WHERE to place your sounds is just the first step.

We then learn about the ORGANIC TOOLS to further enhance a drum loop.

Why do I call them ORGANIC TOOLS? Because they’re ABSOLUTELY FREE inside of any DAW!

We’re talking about:

- Velocity
- Panning
- Layering
- Note Nudging
- Swing
- Sound Selection
- Sound Placement

If you’ve been producing for a couple of years, you may think, “These tools aren’t special?”.

But do you know what? You’re wrong.

These ORGANIC TOOLS are the difference between an average drum loop to a professional sounding drum loop.

Placing your sounds is just one piece of the puzzle.

You then have to venture into each sound’s organic tools to further mold your drum track for the perfect fit into your song.

I’ve been producing music for over 10 years now, having worked with a GRAMMY-Nominated artist, and releasing 17+ FL Studio premium courses.

Let me show you how to use Safe Spots™ and these ORGANIC TOOLS to bring your drum loops to their fullest potential.

Enroll into the course, and I’ll talk to you inside!

# GratuiTous

Riley Weller (GratuiTous) has worked with a GRAMMY-Nominated recording artist, and has been producing music for over 10 years now.

With over 18 music production courses created, 3 books written, being the host of the podcast 'Music Production Made Simple', and releasing 8 beat tapes + 4 albums to popular streaming platforms, his goal is to empower producers to branch out and be them self.

He loves to teach best practices and bring awareness to powerful techniques, while encouraging individuality. The most common feedback received from his students is that "GratuiTous is able to break down complex topics into easy terminology to understand".

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