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Throughout this course, Ben Cantil, an experienced producer and educator from Zebbler Encanti Experience, will lead you on a journey to craft a dynamic and captivating fusion of glitchy psytrance and heavy half time bass music. The course will delve into various techniques such as resampling, phrase composition, synth programming, and genre experimentation, all presented as a cohesive artistic endeavor.

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Results You Can Expect From This Course

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

  • Effectively use advanced sound design layering techniques and maintain cohesion between rapidly changing sections in dance music.
  • Skillfully blend psytrance with halftime bass music in order to create unique, mind-boggling tracks.
  • Improve your workflow by learning ALC management.
  • Create complex multi-voice instrument rack and a probability-based glitchy sound design instrument from scratch.
  • Composite bass synthesizer sounds with samples and make a great Neuro bass womp with Operator.
  • Make the most authentic tape stop to add warmth and surprising twists to your your music.

About Your Instructor

Ben Cantil, also known as Encanti, is an accomplished artist and one half of the audio/visual duo Zebbler Encanti Experience. His partner, VJ Peter ‘Zebbler’ Berdovsky, is widely recognized for his work with Shpongle and EOTO. ZEE, as they are commonly referred to, regularly releases music on experimental electronic labels Wakaan and Gravitas Recordings. Their music has garnered support from influential artists such as Bassnectar, Space Jesus, and Liquid Stranger. Encanti has collaborated with renowned artists like Mr. Bill, Of The Trees, Au5, and the acclaimed vocalist Ganavya Doraiswamy.

In addition to his artistic endeavors, Cantil holds the position of Assistant Professor of Music Production, Technology, and Innovation at Berklee Valencia in Valencia, Spain. Here, he teaches courses on electronic music production and sound design. As an educator, Ben takes a multidisciplinary approach to electronic music, combining elements of traditional songwriting with sound design, arrangement, and audio engineering. His workshops and classes focus on creative strategies and philosophy, aimed at empowering and inspiring musicians from all backgrounds and skill levels, regardless of their chosen instruments or software.

Tutorials In This Course

Module 1 – Introduction

Module 2 – Composite Sound Design
– Operator Velocity
– Instrument Rack Zones
– Foley Layering in Sampler
– Sampler Instrument Design
– Analog Bass Line

Module 3 – Sampler Glitch Instrument Design

Module 4 – Transition Development

Module 5 – PsyTrance In Bass Music
– Intro to Multi-Genre Music
– PsyTrance Design
– Transition Design

Module 6 – Drop Design
– Encanti’s Unified Electronic Music Production Theory

Module 7 – The Signature ZEE Sound
– Patching Cakewalk Z3ta+2
– Corpus with Sidechaining
– iZotope Trash 2
– Resampling

Module 8 – Flourishes
– Resampling from Frozen
– Glitchy Vox for the Drop
– Tape Stops with Sampler
– Clip Mutes with Drop Bass Fills
– Foley Decoration

Module 9 – Mixing / Outro
– Bass Balance
– Group Brightening a/ Trash 2 and Multiband Dynamics
– Disguised Motivic Continuity
– Outro and Final Playthrough.


Software Used In This Course & System Requirements

Software Used In This Course:

  • Ableton Live
  • Z3ta+2
  • Devious Machines Texture
  • Kilohearts Disperser
  • iZotope Ozone 8
  • Izotope Thrash 2

System Requirements:

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