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Learn how to create an original trap track from scratch with Xenflex, the founder of BassGorilla.

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Results You Can Expect From This Course

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

  • Make trap style beats
  • Make your own trap basses and discover some original approaches to working your trap bass in with your kick drum, using compression and other mixing techniques
  • Make 2 different trap style lead synths. One is an aggressive pluck synth. The other is an iconic vocal synth, made by sampling an acappella and applying an effects chain to it
  • Learn how to create various effects chains to create more authentic sounds
  • See each section of the track get written, arranged and built up layer by layer
  • See the track get mixed and mastered after all of the edits and transitions have been finalized

About Your Instructor

Meet Xenflex, the mastermind behind BassGorilla. With a passion for music production since 1996, he first delved into the world of beats using an Akai MPC drum machine sampler.

Xenflex’s talent has been recognized by leading record labels such as Adapted Records, Maxxed Music, and Hopscotch Records. His music has garnered support from renowned platforms like, Ni12, The Glitch Shop, while DJs like Stickybuds and Tantric Decks have shown their backing.

At BassGorilla, Xenflex has had the privilege of interviewing top-notch music producers who have generously shared their production secrets with the BassGorilla community.

Driven by his desire to teach aspiring producers, Xenflex established BassGorilla several years ago. With nearly 1000 tutorial videos, webinar courses, and over 100 articles on music production tips, he continues to impart his vast knowledge and experience.

Tutorials In This Course

  • 1. Track Play Through
  • 2. Bass Synthesis
  • 3. Creating The Kick
  • 4. Drums. Sample Selection
  • 5. Writing The Beat
  • 6. Pitching Drums & Making Bassline
  • 7. Lead Synthesis In Operator And Writing Lead Melody
  • 8. Lead Synth Automation
  • 9. Resampling The Lead
  • 10. Resampling Part 2
  • 11. Vocal Synth Arrangement And Processing
  • 12. Editing Arrangement. Vocals and Lead
  • 13. Quick Mini Mixdown
  • 14. Power Snare
  • 15. Intro
  • 16. Intro Part 2
  • 17. Intro Part 3
  • 18. Build Up
  • 19. Mapping Out The Entire Song Structure
  • 20. Edits Between Sections
  • 21. Transitions
  • 22. Final Mixdown Part 1
  • 23. Final Mixdown Part 2


Software Used In This Course & System Requirements

Software Used In This Course:

  • Ableton Live 9 (Standard Edition)
  • Native Instruments Massive 1.31

System Requirements:

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