This is a four part series on remaking Cam'Ron's "Oh Boy" produced by Just Blaze using Adobe Audition and Fruity Loops (FL Studio). Part one covers sample chopping, Part two covers finding the tempo, part three covers pitch matching, part four covers arranging it. Part 1 of 4 ...more
How to Make Beat in Fl Studio
This FL Studio tutorial is actually a music theory lesson that teaches you how to read Chord progression notations (intervals), such as (I-VI-ii-V), and an easy system to keep track of them all within FL Studio. If you are new to music and want to learn music production and wo ...more
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
This three part tutorial teaches you the basics of using FL Studio 7 with the free version you can download. First you will learn the basics, then part two will explain how to add in some effects to make your song more... lively, and part three covers how to make Automation Cl ...more
FL Studio 5 and up allows you to record audio and MIDI loops. This FL Studio 5 tutorial shows you how to record audio loops first, then how to record MIDI loops.
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.
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.
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.
This is a simple tutorial covering (quickly) the usage of the Alt, Ctrl, and Shift modifiers in everyday usage in FL Studio. Speed up your FL Studio workflow by learning how to use shortcuts and keyboard modifiers.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
This music production software tutorial is a demonstration and explanation of the usage of Dr. Rex as a melodic instrument or otherwise in FL Studio. See how to use the drum pattern maker Dr. Rex for non-pattern sounds in FL Studio.
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.
What is the Fruity Granulizer? Watch this FL Studio tutorial to find out! Learn how to use the granulizer properly, because using it properly can be very powerful, but using it wrongly, it can really mangle up your FL Studio samples.
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
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
The music production software world is making it almost unnecessary for new artists and musicians to need to know real instruments. In this video ACepincter demonstrates how he uses a particular method of experimentation to learn so much about the various features of Reason an ...more
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.
Templates are a real timesaver in FL Studio. Imagine being able to load that East Coast Kit or Club Kit with ease. In addition to loading your samples, templates can load predefined Mixer chains/setups into Fruity Loops.
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.
A short tutorial on panning automation in Fruity Loops (FL Studio). Panning is moving a sound from the one speaker to another from left to right or vice versa.
This video describe another great feature of FL Studio: Channel States, and covers how to use them in the mixer.
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
NFX explains how a Vocoder works, specifically the Vocoder in FL Studio. Even if you don't have Fruity Loops, the functions of a vocoder are similar so you can still learn.
Learn how to use your USB controller as an instrument in FL Studio.
Ben shows you how to build a simple song from scratch in FL Studio (Fruity Loops).
This music theory tutorial gives a basic intro to chords and using them in FL Studio (Fruity Loops).
This Fruity Loops tutorial shows how to do simple note slides with an FL Studio generator.
NFX shows you how to create secondary kicks, also known as doubling your kick drum using FL Studio (Fruity Loops).
This vid shows the basics and relationship of the Pattern window and the Playlist windows in FL Studio and how to use these Fruity Loop features.
NFX shows you how to connect the MOD wheel on the MIDI controller to a channel plugin in FL Studio. Fruity Loops doesn't do this for you automatically so it's a good skill to learn.
This video shows a simple way to fade out your song using an automation clip in FL Studio.
Here's a short explanation of how to get a funky strummed guitar sequence from scratch in FL Studio.
This tutorial shows three ways of doing pitch bends as used in "Lean Back" in Fruity Loops (FL Studio) software.
This music production software tutorial shows some ideas and inspirations in using, automating, and humanizing the arpeggiator to make believable-sounding patterns in FL Studio (fruity loops). See how to rock the arpeggiator!
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.
This tutorial explains why scales are important and how they give your song a specific mood or sound and how to work with them in Fruity Loops (FL Studio).
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 an older method but it's still a viable method for a quick and easy master. Get your wav file ready for CD with this FL Studio quick master tutorial.
Some plugins load 1 instance that can control several patches. This tutorial shows you how to set up multiple out plugins in FL Studio to do just that.
What to do when you got no ideas and are just getting frustrated with your production software? Try some of these ideas! Watch these FL Studio tips for the un-inspired Producer and learn how to break the musician's block!
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.
Sometimes we have great individual sounds and we put them together in a mix but they don't gel as good as they should. You might need to find the sweet spot or sour spot in the frequency spectrum. This tutorial shows you how to use the EQ to find the sweet spot when working in ...more
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.
NFX thinks good organization is a key to "getting out of the way" and letting your creativity flow when inspiration hits you. So check out his tutorial and learn some ways to organize your samples and sounds 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).
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
In this tutorial, we learn how to make Dirty South drums in FL Studio. First, you need to get the samples from the 808 drum kit. After you have these, you will load up the tempo, going no lower than 1.5 and doing 16 bars. Then, play the drum sounds until you find some that you ...more
In this video, we learn how to use Lloyd Banks drum samples in FL Studio. You can get the Lloyd Banks drum samples from: Class4beats. Start off by making various different types of drums tat you like using the drum kit on the left hand side toolbar. Put on a pattern and then l ...more
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
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a piano sound for a breakdown in FL Studio. First, create chords using the keys that are on the left hand side of the screen. After you have created all the chords that you want, then copy the notes and space them out so they are in the o ...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.
Learn how to scratch records and samples with any midi controller or trigger finger. Check it out.
In this how-to video, you will learn how to get the T-Pain effect with Fruity Loops Studio 8. First, open the program. Insert the sound by clicking on the sampler and opening a recording. Next, click the arrow and select assign a mixer track. Select GSnap for the T-Pain effect ...more
Use Fruity Loops generators 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 generators in FL Studio. Use generators in FL Studio ...more
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
In this video Pav shows you one way to remix or remake the song STILL DRE by Dr. Dre in FL Studio 7. You will need to know how to use FL Studio already since he doesn't create the remix from scratch, just walks you through the changes he made to the original STILL DRE song in ...more