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Discover an array of innovative approaches to neuro bass design in Ableton Live. Observe the renowned producer, Frequent, as he crafts rich and textured basslines using only Ableton’s stock effects and Serum.

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Results You Can Expect From This Course

This course will give you the knowledge and skills you need to:

  • Learn a variety of different methods the professionals use to approach sound design
  • Learn different ways of utilizing Ableton’s stock effects
  • Use clever routing to generate fuller, more tonal sounds
  • Develop a more concise approach to creating Neuro basses
  • Discover unique/underused methods in Operator and Serum
  • Utilize compression as distortion in an effective way
  • Devise macros that create lush variation within the patch
  • Avoid common mistakes such as over processing bass sounds and creating patches with low variability

About Your Instructor

Nolan Petruska, better known as Frequent, is an accomplished American producer hailing from Boulder, CO. Renowned for his meticulous sound design and intricate compositions, he is widely recognized as a trailblazer of the American Neuro sound. Frequent is also the proud owner of Upscale Recordings and has released an album titled “Dream Recall.”

He has embarked on extensive tours across the United States, captivating audiences at esteemed events and festivals including Infrasound, Camp Bisco, Untz Festival, Tipper Afterparties (NOLA), and many others. Frequent has collaborated with esteemed producers such as Mr Bill, Au5, Culprate, Copycatt, Vorso, Chee, among others.

Tutorials In This Course

  • Module 1 – Noise Sustain
  • Module 2 – Operator Pluck
  • Module 3 – Resonant Square
  • Module 4 – Detuned Reese
  • Module 5 – Parallel Modulation
  • Module 6 – Serum FM Boost
  • Module 7 – Gritty Wub
  • Module 8 – Corpus Pluck
  • Module 9 – Squashed Pluck
  • Module 10 – Tonal Sustain


Software Used In This Course & System Requirements

Software Used In This Course:

  • Ableton
  • Serum
  • Ableton Stock Effects

System Requirements:

  • Intel Mac with OS X 10.7 or later, 4 GB RAM
  • PC with Windows 7, 8 or 10. 4GB RAM