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 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 You will receive free updates for life so your skills never goes out of date.
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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
lll.GATES is a bass droppin’, educatin’, oscillator modulatin’ space genius from the future. DJing since age 13, ill.GATES has had a long and lavish career in the music business. Known for his epic collaborations with Opiuo, KJ Sawka, Excision, Destroid, Beats Antique, Mimosa, Amon Tobin, Eskmo, Apashe and The Dead Kennedys, his music is no stranger to the top of the charts.
With 4 studio albums under his belt and hoards of unreleased original music ill.GATES is known for unforgettable live sets peppered with improvised finger drumming and original visuals. Many up and comers and professionals alike credit ill.GATES with breaking them out of their shell and into the music business.