Finding an instrumental or karaoke version of a song can be pretty easy, unless you're dealing with a song that isn't popular. That leaves you with just the full version of the song, complete with vocals. So how do you convert it into an instrumental or karaoke version? There ...more
Learn how to cheat like hell to produce realistic sounding piano flourishes, amazing rolls, and perfectly harmonious music in FL Studio. This tutorial uses examples from other FL tutorials on this site so you may have to watch more than just one. Check out this advanced music ...more
This FL Studio tutorial video shows how to use the sampler to sample sounds or parts of songs and how to use the slicer to slice songs, loops, or patterns up to use in sampling. Learn how to sample and slice in FL Studio with the help of this tutorial. Great for hip hop or son ...more
In this video NFX shows you how to get a T-Pain vocal effect using a freeware plug-in called GSnap for Fruity Loops (FL Studio). You do have to listen to NFX (try to) sing as punishment, but if you need that T-Pain effect on a budget, here you go.
Making an effective bassline is probably easier than you think. Check out this tutorial and see how easy it is to make a simple and good bassline for your music in Fruity Loops (FL Studio).
Writing a good melody is harder for some people than others but anyone can do it with practice. The key is to show you what makes up a melody & why the parts are important and NFX shows you how in this FL Studio tutorial.
This simple audio production tutorial shows you the two ways to change pitch in FL Studio. If you are a beginner audio producer or new to Fl Studio, also known as Fruity Loops, this tutorial will show you how easy it is to change pitch on a whole song, or one instrument.
This FL Studio tutorial details how to compose a basic drum beat or loop. FL Studio, formerly known as Fruity Loops is a music production interface for the pc. This lesson shows how one would go about making a song in FL Studio.
With so many samples floating around the internet its a shame more people don't know how to loop an instrument sample so that it can play a note as long as you want it to play. Well, look know further than this tutorial to learn how to loop instrument samples in FL Studio (Fru ...more
Importing entire folders of music files into FL Studio is a much more convenient way of importing files than one by one. This method imports an entire folder of samples or sounds for instant and easy access opposed to one sample at a time (wav, mp3, or whatever you may use). W ...more
This four part Fruity Loops tutorial shows you how to compose a cool hip hop beat from scratch. Learn how to produce a hip hop beat starting with the drums, then adding melody, then strings, and finally the layout all within FL Studio 7. If you want to produce your own hip hop ...more
This is an FL Studio Tutorial about VST Plugins. This is an essential topic, related to extending the functionality of FL Studio. I'm going to show you how to do this for free in this tutorial.
Effects can add excitement to your FL Studio tracks. Learn how to master your tracks and use FL Studio effects in this free digital audio workstation tutorial from our music recording expert. Part 1 of 16 - How to Master your tracks and use effects in FL Studio. Master your tr ...more
Learn how to add effects to instruments and vocals in this FL Studio audio production tutorial. Make sounds have more depth or tweak them for whatever musical needs and get a basic overview of mixing and mastering in FL Studio.
In this tutorial NFX shows you (and explain why) his method of getting an acapella ready for the mix to be used in FL Studio (Fruity Loops). This tutorial is intended mostly for those acapellas you work on as a collab with an MC and not commercial quality acapellas.
This FL Studio tutorial is a demonstration of drag-and-drop sample moving, slicing, granulizing, and editing all within FL Studio. You will also get some ideas for how to use drag and drop when working with samples.
This tutorials shows how easy it is to create a basic reggaton beat in Fruity Loops Studio. This is a 3 3 2 rhythm beat.
This music production software tutorial shows you how to make an emotional hip hop beat in FL Studio. Leran how to use different drums and patterns as well as the piano and strings to create a melodic hip hop track within FL Studio. The tutorial only shows you how to compose t ...more
This video shows a simple way to fade out your song using an automation clip in FL Studio.
In this audio production software tutorial you will learn the basics of recording audio in FL Studio 8. Recording audio in FL Studio should be similar in any version, but there may be interface differences. If you are new to working in FL Studio 8, this tutorial will show you ...more
NFX shows you another beat recipe on a Dr. Dre style beat. Watch and learn how to put together the ingredients for this beat in Fruity Loops (FL Studio).
If you have a particular talent with melodies or chords but not both, this video shows two methods for crossing over to the other side when working in FL Studio! Learn how to create melodies from chords and chords from melodies to suit your creative needs in this FL Studio tut ...more
Is your FL Studio composition sounding too "robotic"? Too repetitive? Learn to Humanize! In this music production software tutorial you will learn how to humanize a composition in FL Studio and really improve your music making skills and professionalism.
In this tutorial, get a quick introduction to FL Studio 9 and learn how to make a basic beat. This beat is super easy so even beginners can do it and will be a great addition to your YouTube video intros.
Learn how to compose an emotional R & B beat in this FL Studio tutorial. The Fruity Loops tutorial shows you how to create the melodic R & B beat from scratch, but there is no audio instruction so you should know how to use the FL Studio interface before starting.
Ben shows you how to build a simple song from scratch in FL Studio (Fruity Loops).
This audio production software tutorial will help those new to FL Studio quickly get their mind around step sequencing. It covers how to create a basic pattern using FL Studio's Step Sequencer. The tutorial also discusses the Channel Window in FL Studio.
NFX shows how to split tracks into WAV files using FL Studio. You would do this to send your song to a professional mixing engineer or maybe to collaborate with a non-FL user. Split tracks can be used in Protools, Audition, etc., but are demonstrated here in Fruity Loops.
This music theory tutorial gives a basic intro to chords and using them in FL Studio (Fruity Loops).
Pav is here to give you a tutorial on how to make a a superb emotional hip hop beat in FL Studio. The Fruity Loops tutorial takes you step by step through the process of composing a hip hop track with an emotional flare to it.
This tutorial tries to describe a few ways to sync an acapella to your own beat. As with many things in life, there are many ways to do this but NFX gives some great starter points on usin gFL Studio to sync acapella and beats.
FL Studio is a very powerful piece of audio production software, and it of course incorporates everyone favorite old-school voice distortion device: the Vocoder. This video will show you how to create a really cool vocoder effect in FL Studio, allowing you to zazz up the vocal ...more
You may have heard those cool effects artists like Axwell, Ingrosso, Guetta, Antillas and many others use in their songs, the "pumping effect" on the Lead Synths or the vocals, like fading in and out. Its really easy to do this in FL Studio and many other DAWs like Ableton, C ...more
This is a Step-by-step video tutorial showing you how to use the Fruity Loops Vocoder in FL Studio. Learn the principles of the Vocoder and how to use the modulator and the carrier and route the signals to the vocoder in FL Studio.
Chances are if you have heard any Dirty South styled beats you have heard these techniques. Check out this tutorial and learn how to create snare and hi hat rolls of your own in FL Studio.
How to Use EQ and Compression With Your Beats in FL Studio Nick from Prime Loops shows us how to use EQ and compression effects to add flair to a beat. Dovetailing off a previous tutorial that showed how to create a beat, this step-by-step instructional video shows what button ...more
This is a two part tutorial on sampling with Adobe Audition and making a sampled beat in FL Studio. The first part covers chopping the samples. In part two we take the samples we chopped in part 1 using Audition and arrange them in FL Studio. Part 1 of 2 - How to Create a samp ...more
Dubstep is the music of the moment in the global underground electronic music scene, and producers from all types of music are incorporating it into their tracks. One of it's distinctive features is the "wub wub" style of bass track that dubstep producers favor, and it can imp ...more
When creating loops, or even playing the keyboard, you're going to end up using your pitch bend wheel on your midi controller. And don't diss the pitch bender, Stevie Wonder used it, and that guy is richer than you! If you're using Fruity Loops Studio and are wondering how to ...more
Most people use the FL Slicer in Fruity Loops on drum beats because it can chop them up real nice but NFX shows you how to use it for some creative sample chopping. Just load a loop and go at it.
Use the Sytrus generator in FL Studio to create a variety of sounds. Learn how to use the sound generator features of FL Studio in this free digital audio workstation tutorial from our music recording expert. Part 1 of 16 - How to Use the Sytrus Generator in FL Studio. Use the ...more
This tutorial will guide you step by step and help you get access to an almost limitless number of instruments and effects. There are so many freeware synths and effects that this tutorial can help you use. Check it out and learn how to install VST plugins in Fruity Loops (FL ...more
NFX shows you how to create secondary kicks, also known as doubling your kick drum using FL Studio (Fruity Loops).
This tutorial shows how to make those fast pitched snare rolls popular in dirty south style music in Fruity Loops (FL Studio).
This music production software tutorial teaches you how to achieve realistic, humanized scratches in a recordable, metered way in FL Studio. The lesson includes a brief introduction to the FL Scratcher and a few ideas on setting up FL Studio for maximum versatility.
In this video, we learn how to create a melody around a vocal in FL Studio. Start to play around with the melody to the song and change the tempo to how fast you want it. Then, move around different sections to create the exact sound that you want. Finish editing all of the ba ...more
This video demonstrates a couple of ways to get a wah wah sound. It shows some of the power of FL Studio's Formula Controller as an automation source as well.
This is a quick and effective tutorial shows you how to import any kind of music file into FL Studio. Watch and learn how to import a sample into Fruity Loops.
This effect is used to spookify a sound and make it sound like it's coming from the underworld. Follow along as NFX shows you how to create a reverse delay effect in Fruity Loops (FL Studio). This can be done with vocals or instruments.
FL Studio is a power piece of music-generating software, but it can be kind of cranky about working with peripherals, including MIDI keyboards and controllers. Watch this video for a step-by-step guide to connecting a USB keyboard or controller to FL Studio.
Edison is the new FL Studio 7 wave editor and it is light years beyond the old editor. In this tutorial NFX does some basic chopping and slice markers in Fruity Loops.
This music production software tutorial gives an in-depth demonstration and concept of using an equalizer in FL Studio. See how to use the EQUO and Fruity parametric EQ2 equalizers both as a sound-shaper and as an informative feedback device within FL Studio and in general mus ...more
Here's a short explanation of how to get a funky strummed guitar sequence from scratch in FL Studio.
You can get the best acoustic drum kit ever made and it can still sound artificial and computer-ish. Unless you watch and learn from this tutorial. Check it out and learn to humainze your drum patterns in Fruity Loops (FL Studio).
NFX shows you one method for mixing drums for beats in FL Studio (Fruity Loops).
In this clip, learn how to tune your kick drum using FL Studio 9 on your computer. You will learn how to tune your kicks and make them sound better when played melodically. So, check out this tutorial and try it out on your own version of Studio to start making beautiful music ...more
Ever want a true MPC swing on your FL? well you can do it with groove templates and this Fruity Loops tutorial will show you how.
Use the Fruity Loops sampler to create and fine-tune sounds for your music project. Learn how to use the sampler features of FL Studio in this free digital audio workstation tutorial from our music recording expert. Part 1 of 16 - How to Use the Fruity Loops sampler in FL Stud ...more
This FL Studio tutorial gives demonstrations of different Waveform outputs from simple FM Synthesis with descriptions of how we achieved it. These are very rough examples but they will help you understand the Sytrus matric and how to use FM Synthesis in FL Studio.
If you make beats in FL Studio you may want to incorporate some scratches without needing a turntable. This tutorial shows you how to do it with the Wave Traveler in Fruity Loops.