The ill.Methodology: drum sound design
Many producers assume drum sound design is hard and that they should "leave it to the professionals". Off the shelf, or placeholder drums are a hallmark of amateur work. Your drums are the focus, power, punch, and texture of every mix. If your drums don't bang, your song won't either. The good news is you can learn to make your own drum sounds today. The easiest, and best way to learn this vital skill is through the videos, racks, and instruments contained within The ill.Methodology: Drum Sound Design.
Most commercial soundpacks are from synths you already own. Once you know the process you’ll be able to make your own drums and save tons of money too.
Drum sound design is like an onion: there’s always another layer! With videos that show exactly why, what, & how, you’ll master the art of crafting elegant drums for every situation.
You’ll learn everything it takes to make drum synths in this course.
To get you rolling, I’ve also included my own drum synths within the projects.
When you’re making your drums from scratch, there are effects that can make a world of difference.
I’ve included racks that’ll help your drums stand out of every song you make.
Music production is always evolving, and I want you to stay on the cutting edge. You will receive free updates for life so your skills never goes out of date.
ill.gates' record speaks for itself...
58 Million+ plays on 275+ songs
1000+ shows on 5 continents.
56 tracks released in 2022.
Songs with winners of 9 Grammys.
Credits include: Star Wars, GTA5, Gucci Mane, Alanis Morissette, 42 Dugg, Action Bronson, Foreign Beggars, Pav4n, Apashe, Eprom, Mr. Bill, G Jones, Liquid Stranger, Minnesota, CloZee, Captain Hook, DJ Dan, Si Begg, Excision/Destroid, Opiuo, Beats Antique + a collab with Flume/Seal engineer Eko-Zu that was selected by Dolby to demo Dolby Atmos sound systems.
ill.Gates sold the first Ableton templates in 2006, pioneered classic techniques like '128s' and 'The Infinite Drum Rack', was featured in Ableton's 'One Thing' series and is paid by Ableton to teach other educators.
ill.Gates has taught at Berkelee, NYU, and the S.A.E. as well as a Producer Dojo class on a different subject every week for over 300 consecutive weeks.
Past students and known users of ill.Gates products include Grammy Winner Seal, 10 Time Grammy Nominee Damian Taylor (Björk, Arcade Fire), 2 Time Grammy Winner Morgan Page, Illenium, Dr. Phresch, Apashe, DJ Vadim, G Jones, Mr. Bill, Chee, Ravenscoon, Claude Von Stroke, Ahee and Andrew Huang, who featured ill.Gates on '4 Producers 1 Sample'.
he taught the best of the best
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“I went from finishing a tune every six months, to finishing one or more a day, and I can teach you to do the same.” - ill.Gates
The ill.Gates Rack Pack
Automate all of the most common tasks with these simple to use Ableton racks- channel strips, effects, instrument processing, and more. All the theory is programmed into the racks so you don't have to worry about it.
The ill.Gates Guide to Producing
The foundation of the Dojo, this is the guide book that started it all. There's no simpler way to learn the basics in an afternoon.