Fl Studio

The music tool.

Published at 2018-04-22, Updated at 2013-02-26.
FL Studio Basics #1 Creating a Beat

FL Studio Basics #1 Creating a Beat

Posted in Fl Studio at 2011-10-25 by #care-crew

So if you want to begin producing music with FL studio there are some simple basics you should know. I'll try to keep it as simple as possible. First of all let's run Fruity Loops and check the user interface: the most important thing you will need is seque...

FL Studio Basics #2 Playing Instruments, Using Piano Roll

FL Studio Basics #2 Playing Instruments, Using Piano Roll

Posted in Fl Studio at 2011-10-25 by #care-crew

If you have read the first part of this tutorial then you probably want to know how to use instruments like piano, synths and such. It's simple, you have to add them in sequencer, to do that right click on ANY instrument in sequencer, for example 'Kick', go...

FL Studio basics #3 Using Patterns

FL Studio basics #3 Using Patterns

Posted in Fl Studio at 2011-10-25 by #care-crew

So far you have learned to make beats, melodies and add other instruments, that's of course all good if you want to make something really short but to properly make a song you need to use patterns. Now don't worry, it's really easy and there are many advantag...

FL Studio basics #4 Using Mixer

FL Studio basics #4 Using Mixer

Posted in Fl Studio at 2011-10-25 by #care-crew

Have you ever wondered how do you add various effects to some of your instruments or whole song? I got good news for you because it's easy to do and I'm going to tell you how. Mastering is very important part of producing music, so make sure you understand t...

FL Studio basics #5 Fade in / out using automation

FL Studio basics #5 Fade in / out using automation

Posted in Fl Studio at 2011-10-25 by #care-crew

This is probably the last tutorial covering basic usage for FL Studio, but there are more tutorials coming about various topics to help you produce better music. First of all start up FL Studio and make some melody or beat or anything which you want to fade ...

Deep bass sound tutorial

Deep bass sound tutorial

Posted in Fl Studio at 2011-10-25 by #care-crew

Ever wanted to create a pure sub-bass sound in FL Studio? It's very easy, just follow next simple steps to achieve that. Begin by right clicking on any instrument in sequencer, select Insert>3x Osc Hold down Q key on your keyboard. Doesn't sound too ...

How to download and install VST plugins

How to download and install VST plugins

Posted in Fl Studio at 2011-10-25 by #care-crew

If you have used FL Studio for more than just starting it up, you might have found out that available instruments are limited. But the good thing that there are loads of VST instruments (free and paid) over the internet. And it's not just instruments, it's al...

How to make wobble bass

How to make wobble bass

Posted in Fl Studio at 2011-10-25 by #care-crew

Wobble bass is commonly heard in music genre known as Dubstep, but you might find it useful if you're producing other genres too. Without much talk, open up FL Studio, right click any instrument and select Insert>3xOsc (you could take any other instrument o...

Layering Samples

Layering Samples

Posted in Fl Studio at 2011-10-25 by #care-crew

If you have ever tried using any other than default samples in FL Studio, you should know that sometimes you can't get the result as you wish. But the good thing is it's not hard to layer samples in FL Studio, that is using 2 or more samples together for bett...

Creating Drum and Bass beat

Creating Drum and Bass beat

Posted in Fl Studio at 2011-10-25 by #care-crew

In this tutorial we are going to create basic drum and bass beat using FL Studio, it requires little knowledge but the final result is highly depending on drum samples you use. Step 1 - Adding samples to sequencer You will need -Kick -HiHat -Snare -Anot...

Noise fade in effect

Noise fade in effect

Posted in Fl Studio at 2012-03-04 by #care-crew

If you listen to electronic music, then you have probably heard this effect, it's very widely used and very easy to create. Step 1 - Create basic noise Begin by adding 3x Osc plugin in sequencer, (Right click on any sample > Insert > 3x Osc) New wind...

Frequency Splitting

Frequency Splitting

Posted in Fl Studio at 2013-03-02 by #care-crew

Sometimes when creating sounds in Fruity Loops, you want to add effects only to certain frequencies. For example you have made a great bassline synth, which you could make slightly warmer with adding distortion and reverb, however that completely destroys the ...

Trap Bass Drop

Trap Bass Drop

Posted in Fl Studio at 2013-03-05 by #care-crew

In electronic music you can often hear (and feel) powerful sub bass drops, lately they are widely used in Trap music along with the kicks. This bass hit is really simple - it's just a low frequency sine wave (typical sub bass) with automated pitch and volume, ...