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FL Studio, A Understandable Approach

teacher avatar Caleb Professoar, Producer and Youtuber

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11 Lessons (2h 7m)
    • 1. Introduction To FL Studio

    • 2. Lesson 1 Introduction To Our Channel Rack

    • 3. Lesson 2 Introduction to the Playlist, Pattern and Playlist Correlation

    • 4. Lesson 3 Introducting the Piano Roll and Mixer

    • 5. Lesson 4 Adding Sounds, Organization, Tempo, and Mixer Assignment

    • 6. Lesson 5, Introduction to Inserts, Reverb and Delay

    • 7. Lesson 6, Let's Add Some Strings!

    • 8. Lesson 7, Arpeggiator and Technique Review

    • 9. Lesson 8, Automations Fading In and Fading Out Sounds

    • 10. Lesson 9, Final Touches

    • 11. Lesson 10, Rendering the Final Product

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About This Class

In this class, I will teach you the way around FL studio and you will become familiar with the tools at your disposal, while at the same time creating your own music track. We will approach thisĀ in the most fundamental and understandable way. As a self-taught producer with 10 years in this DAW I can guaranteeĀ you will not only learn but enjoy what we do here :)

Hey guys! My name is Professoar, and I started off just like you. With a copy of FL studio and
the music in my head. 10 years later and self-taught I now run a successful youtube channel teaching
people the techniques I use to produce in FL studio, as well as self-produced music
you can find on Spotify, apple music, and other streaming sites. But I'm not here to brag, I just wanted
to let you know I believe you can accomplish the same things if you have the drive,
and in the class, I will teach you the fundamentals and basics so that you can bring the musical ideas
you have to life. I'll help you become familiar with the tools at your disposal so that
you will build a comfortable familiarity that will give you a massive leg up over others for your
beginning music productions. See ya in class!

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1. Introduction To FL Studio: Hey, guys, my name is Professor and I started off just like you, with a copy of FL Studios in the Music in my Head. 10 years later and self taught, I now have music on Spotify, iTunes and other streaming services, as well as a successful YouTube channel where I teach others the same producing techniques that I use in my own works. But I'm not here to brag. I just wanted to let you know that I believe you can accomplish the same things if you have the drive and the desire to do so in this class, I will teach you the fundamentals and the basics so that you can bring your musical ideas to life. I'll help you become familiar with the tools at your disposal so that you can build a comfortable familiarity with the workflow that will give you a massive leg up and advantage over others for your beginning musical productions. I'll see you in class, and I can't wait to hear what you make 2. Lesson 1 Introduction To Our Channel Rack: Hey, guys, this is Professor, and I wanted to say thanks for checking out my class. I'm glad you wanted to learn FL studios their way around it and how to use it. So we're going to start with the most basic fundamental ideas, and we'll do a project together that way. By the end of my classes, you will have your own song that you've made that you can share with others. All right, so let's hop right in for our first lesson when you first open FL studios. Whether it's a demo or a paid version, it may look like this. Or you may see a project for them to show off sound design things like that. The first things we can do as an FL studio user is go set up the most basic template to start our works in. So if you come up here to file, it acts just like Microsoft Word or photo Shop. Something like that, you can go to file new or new from template. Let's do new from template today and let's go to minimal and then let's go to Basic as this is probably what many of you will see this is going to give us a kick, a clap, a hat and a snare. Now, if you're wondering how I heard those sounds, I hold down the control but in on my keyboard while I click a sound to listen to it. But that's not important right now. Let's discuss the three or what I call the Big Three tools that are going to help you make a song. All right, we have the channel rack. Think of this like your palate as a painter. This is where you will come up with many of the sounds you will use and designed the M sound patterns that will use to make your music, especially drum patterns or synthesizers and piano patterns. Next, we have something called the Playlist. You can reach the playlist by clicking up here view playlist. This is the same for Channel Rack as well. This brings up the channel rack. This brings up the playlist. The playlist is where we will take patterns that we make in the channel rack and place them in here. Think of it like a timeline that lets us make our song. The last thing we'll learn about is the mixer. We could pull this up by going to view mixer. The mixer is where we can adjust volumes of our sounds, and we can add sound effects like reverb or delay. But this will get to later. So let's see. First, let's start off by bringing up our channel wreck. Okay, now, do you see some sounds in here? We won't go into how to change the sounds yet. I want you to become familiar with this right here. So as you can see, there is four squares and then they are another four. This is 1234123 12331234 So let's put a kick trigger by left clicking the beginning of each of these color sets. This is what we call four on the floor. We can press the play pattern right here to listen to this. All right, so this is going at a tempo of about 1 30 The tempo is the speed of the song, measured in beats per minute. This is 130 beats per minute. Let's put a clap on the second and fourth beat by left clicking, and let's press the play button now, right? So we have a pattern that's beginning to come together. Let's add a hat every to triggers or every half beat. And then let's press play. We now have our first pattern for FL Studio and what we'll be doing to lay the basics for the channel rack. If you come back again next lesson, we will learn how to apply this. What we just made in to our playlist in order to repeat it so that we can progress further into the song. That's all, guys. This has been. Professor, make sure you follow the teacher icon that way. You guys can see when I've released more classes and be sure to check out my YouTube at youtube dot com slash professor. Here, you can see plenty of YouTube videos and music and other productions that I share with the community. Then you can learn how to apply into FL Studios. Have a great day, guys 3. Lesson 2 Introduction to the Playlist, Pattern and Playlist Correlation : Hey, guys, welcome back. This is Professor again. And last lesson. We opened up a new template and made one pattern that we have yet to learn where to apply. So today, let's start by going back into FL Studios and let's begin by pulling up our channel rack. Remember, if you go up to here and click View Channel right when you highlight anything in FL Studios , you'll notice that at the top left, it changes what it's showing you. It tells you exactly what you're hovering over, so we bring up our channel rack. Now. I don't want anyone or any of us to lose our progress. So when it comes to FL Studios, let's save our first project now file. Let's save as and you will most likely have a project folder that you will be already in. You can just save it there. I will save mind in my classes. Let's save it as first project Now, Any time we want to save where we are at, you can go to file save or we can save as a new version for weaken Press Control s and it will automatically save All right, so let's look review. Our first pattern is right here. Let's click Play now. What do we do from here? Well, this is what we'll do. We'll go to the timeline as we don't want to design our song in the Channel Wreck. Remember, this is where we're going to come up with structure, but the rial layout of the song will be on our playlist view playlist. You'll see over to our left. There is a piano icon, a wave form icon and an automation icon. If you have the piano icon highlighted, it will show the patterns that we've created so far, but we only have one. Next is the audio, which we have not selected any audio clips to go into here yet, and we have not made any automation. So let's focus on our patterns right now. You can highlight a pattern by clicking it. You'll know if it's selected by this red arrow, and if you go over and hover into this playlist with either the paint or the draw tool highlighted, you'll be able to put this pattern in here and let me demonstrate what this means. I can even put something here and then click left click and drag it to where I wanted to be . I will then police another one. I now have four bars of the pattern, one that we created. Now this looking at this probably doesn't mean much yet, but let's click up here on our will. Call this our time in our time stamp or something like that. If we click anywhere up between 123 and four, imagine this as how far in the song it is. Notice how when were highlighted here it's five seconds in. All right, so let's drag this over. Let's drag this green area. Let's drag this green arrow, which says where the song is and bring it to one. Now we can press space bar or we can press play and pause song. They will both do the same thing we've now told FL Studios to play this through. Watch what happens if I, right click one of these patterns and get rid of it. If we want to undo something that we've done, we can press control Ault Z, and that will undo up to about 100 tasks or commands that you've done within FL studios, and you can adjust this, but now we're looking at a four bar of pattern one. I think that we should get more creative for the next four bars. Let's try to make a new pattern and then put it in the next four bars. Now I want to click up here at this positive, but in this will let us create a new pattern pattern to If you press enter, it will automatically be named this, but you can also type in your own. This will be drums, part to enter. I now have a new pattern, but this pattern is empty. Let's go click on our channel rack again. We can identify or adjust our different patterns by clicking on this pattern Options arrow , and it will allow us to select between the different patterns we've made drums, Part two. I will then copy exactly what I made for drums, part one, but let's remove the high hat from it all right now, I could click 1234 or I could right click and delete these. I can right click the kick, and I can then click fill each four steps. Now it is filled each four steps. Let's put our clap trigger on the second and the fourth beat again. And let's listen to this. I think it needs a little something to spice it up. Let's work with our snare. Let's make it hit on the off. Beat em. You can adjust your pattern. Wow, you are playing your pattern as well to listen to the changes you are making. Wow, I like that you guys can copy. This is well, I've put a snare trigger here on the fourth beat on the fourth quarter of the first, the third of the second and the fourth of the third and the third of the fourth. But I think the snare is a little bit too loud. What do you guys think? We could adjust the volume of the snare from here. If you look at the left side of the channel rack and you highlight over these two knobs and then look at the top left, you'll see that they have different functions. The one on the right is channel volume. The one on the left is channel panning. When FL Studios uses the Term channel, they're talking about any thing that we have here in our channel. wreck. It doesn't even have to make a noise, but it most likely will make a noise. We can tell the sound to make less noise by hovering over the channel volume knob left, clicking it and then pulling your mouse down and you'll even see the decibel amount or the percent go decrease in the top left corner. I will pull the snare to about 50%. And let's press play and listen. Now it's OK, but I want it a little louder. Let's try listening while we change it by pressing the space bar or playing pause pattern and then we'll adjust it the same way. That's great. Ah, I bet you guys want to know what channel panting does. Well, I can solo a sound rather than deleting thes if I want to. Just listen to one sound on my channel rack. I can right click this green it this green dot. When you do this, you can click solo and you'll see that these dots are no longer active. That means FL studios will not play these sounds. If on Lee this is active, you can reactivate them by left clicking each one, or you can right. Click the solo again, and it will let all of them come back up. So let's solo are snare press play and then adjust the channel panning. Listen closely with your headphones if you can and see what happens. That's right. Channel panning tells the sound to pan left or right, I'm going to unsold low. I'm going to listen and see if the snare sounds better panned in a different direction while listening. I like it here at about 18% right? There's no right or wrong option when you make these choices. This is where you can be creative. You can follow exactly what I'm doing or do is you want. This is why listening to the changes you make or while making the changes can be one of your most effective and creative tools. So let's see if you remember how to put that how to put this pattern into our playlist first, remember, we go to view playlist to bring it to the front. Next we want to make sure drums part to our pattern we just made is selected. Notice how If I click, it will change and notice how, if I haven't selected it will also name it here and here. Now that I have it selected, I can put it in the playlist. I can also, if I am using the paint tool, I can click and hold to drag. But I don't want this many ill now hold right click and hover over the things I want to delete. Oh my. But I want these to be up here, and I don't want to move them one by one. If you press and hold control and then left, click and drag, you'll see that you can highlight multiple things on the playlist at the same time and then let go of control in the mouse, then click again. You can now move all of them in one swift motion. One more cool thing we can do to help us organize as we move on is we can go over to this track one area, right click it and we can rename and color. Let's call this the beat patterns, and then we can change a color by left clicking this and going to something that we like. I will make it green. Then I press enter and now let's listen from the beginning. How are different patterns are going to interact in the playlist and give us a little bit of progression. Remember, you can press the space bar or the play button. Excellent. So from here, we've seen how to make a few patterns and how to organize them in the playlist as well as it just the volume and the panning. Remember, control s to save. Remember to save your remember to save your project. Often control s is the shortcut for this. But make sure you've identified where if you put it where you've put it first with the file , let's go review again by going to file, save as. And you'll probably see that your thing that you're project has already saved here because we did that earlier so I can just click on it again and save to override it or file save or control s. All right, guys, we're gonna learn some more next time. Make sure that you follow my teaching profile to see as I make more classes as well. Make sure you check out youtube dot com slash professor there where I put many tutorial videos for advanced techniques as well as music and other things. You can apply to your own projects as well. You can ask me questions there as well. If you guys have any till then This has been Professor, and I will see you next time. 4. Lesson 3 Introducting the Piano Roll and Mixer: Hey, guys, welcome back to class Part three if you've made it this far. Hey, guys, welcome back to the third part of the class. If you've made it this far awesome job for sticking through it, I'm really excited to see what we're going to do next and listen how you're going to apply it. So let's hop back in. All right, So remember last lesson. We have applied pattern one and pattern to interesting. So I bet you're wondering now, how can I add some other instruments? I want to add a violent or a piano. Let's learn how first, let's bring up our channel rack as this is usually where we're going to put instruments and designed the function they're going to be doing. So now let's make a new pattern. Remember, hit the positive button. Let's do a piano or keys. Oops, sorry, guys. All right, so now let's look at the Channel rag this positive. But in right here, if you highlight over it or if you hover over it will say add new channel. Let's do this. Let's click this button now It's going to bring up a list of sound creators don't get overwhelmed. Let's move to a sound design called F L Keys. We can do this by scrolling down, and it will be in the miscellaneous part under F L Keys. Now you'll see this layout. Try to hover over a note and click it. Interesting. Now, before we go too much further, I want you to notice the one the two, the three and before over on her kick, clap hat and snare. This actually is where they're assigned in the mixer. So before we go look at the mixer, I want you to hover over the FL Keys Target mixer track left, click and hold, and then drag up till it's on five. Now we've assigned this to the fifth slot in the mixer to show you guys a little bit better . Let's go to our playlist and let's loop a specific area to loop an area on the playlist, you will double click somewhere up here in the timer in the time code. Double click and hold now drag to the right or to the left to the desired area and then let go. Now F. L Studios knows FL Studio knows to loop this area. Let's watch great. Now let's pull up our mixer by coming up here and hitting the view mixer button. If your mixer comes up like this, don't worry. You can either maximize it or you can drag it by going to the corners and polling. Now let's press play one more time and watch this notice how every time the kick hits, we see the volume levels on this Go up. I'll stop two and three from hearing, or I'll stop our listening of two and three by clicking on these green dots again. And let's listen to the kick. We can make post adjustments in our song by using the mixer like right here. This is a volume fader. Listen as I pull it back. Obviously we don't want to do this with our kick right now, so I can right click the fader and I can click Reset or I can press control all to Z to undo. Now let's bring back our other sounds. The reason why we put sounds in their own mixer slot will become more apparent later, but the volume adjustments should hint at why we can specifically tone volume, shape our each of our sounds within the mixer and the effects without ruining other sounds . So let's go back to our channel wreck. I see we have a piano. Let's click again and again until it comes up. Now how am I supposed to make this trigger on a playlist? Well, this is where we take some of the techniques we've used so far, so let's make sure we're using our new pattern. And let's go to FL Keys. Hover over it, right Click it, then hit the piano roll option. Now I see this, though yours will probably look like this. I don't like this view. You may like it. I go to view up here where this arrow is piano roll options view and I go to keyboard style modern. Now I can see a more traditional keyboard layout, but vertically try to hit a C note by hovering and clicking. Try a D note. Now let's imagine this like the triggers for a channel rack. To explain a little further, make sure your draw is selected and snap to grid. Now let's make a C major chord by clicking here and then dragging it backwards. Let's do this again for E and G now press play. Okay, that's nice, But let's see how we can make the sounds last longer. If you hover over the end of a note, you can click and drag to make it longer. And if you don't want to do this for each one, control all dizzy. I can press and hold control while clicking and dragging to highlight multiple notes. Let go of control and the mouse. Now I can hover over the tip and drag as I click and drag to a full bar. Great, we have our first chord. Let's actually bring it down one octave while I have this highlighted. If I press control down, I can shift the notes down and active or control up to shift them up an octave. I want to shift them down an octave. Yeah, great. And I think I want a little bit of a lower sound. So let's add one more note by going down here and mirroring our see no, but at a lower tone. Wow, that's great. So I can even see how this reflects in what it would look like on the channel rack. But let's go to the playlist and add this to the arrangement. Make sure your pianos and keys are highlighted and place and drag. Now I can ups. Now I can click this play Pause song. Oh, cool. But I think we're going to need some more courts, So let's rather than placing more of these, let's instead extend this pattern by hovering over the edge and dragging 24 bars. Let's save with control s now if I want to, I can just double click this pattern to quickly return to my piano roll. Let's use the most basic pop progression since we're already in C Major or using the first chord of C major. So next let's make another shape. Mm, Let's make mm oh yeah, let's place a note through the four Boom, boom, boom boom. 1234 Let's place one here, Actually, let's place it on a see and e. The key of C major is always in the White Keys. It's a very popular and easy key to make and compose it, so now we have. But let's add that bass note. We see it's a so let's go down to a and place one more and let's listen. I don't like how that goes high. I want to make this an octave lower. I can highlight them all again by holding control, clicking and dragging and then press control down e. I like that one. Now let's make two more chords before we finish up this lesson. Let's put our next chord as a four. So we'll hit the fourth know of the C major key. 1234 Then let's make sure we go boom to our A. Ah, I kind of want to skip one note between each in order to have less dissonance in our sounds , Uh, and remember our base and last Let's do A 55 is a very common cord to resolve a phrase on, and the phrase is a core part of a chord progression. So boom, skip boom skin, no skin hit. Bemer. Our root note of this cord is G. Let's reflect this with our base. Now let's go Listen just to this piano roll. Oh, great. Let's go look at it in the playlist playlist. Wow! Let's go See, we still have this area looping. Very cool. Now I can place another one after traditionally, by just highlighting and pressing or control? Lt is your undo. I can shift or I can hover over the pattern. Hold shift and left. Click Hold the left, click and shift and drag it to the right. This allows you to copy what you have selected, and you can paste it anywhere. Now, if I want to stop FL Studios from looping this one area, you can double click anywhere on the time or the bar counter up here. Now, I can choose where I want to start listening from. All right? This is a good place to stop. All right, guys, Thanks for checking out. Lesson three. Make sure to follow my teaching profile that way. You guys could be notified when I make new classes as well. Make sure to check out my YouTube at youtube dot com slash professor where you can see other funny videos. I made F l studios, tutorials, music, production techniques, secrets and songs as well as ask me any questions You may have. Thanks so much for checking the south guys. I'll catch you on the next one 5. Lesson 4 Adding Sounds, Organization, Tempo, and Mixer Assignment: Welcome back, guys for less and four, Let's see what we can learn today in the studio. So let's hop on over. All right, so so far we have two different drum playlists that were utilizing both covering four bars of the beat. And we have one piano or key court progression that we're using to cover eight bars. So far, let's continue to organize our song by right clicking track, too. Rename and color. Let's call this our keys and make it a nice Melo color. Beautiful. So right now I want to show you how to adjust the tempo of the song, as I think this is where we can start to use our creativity and you guys can start to explore a little bit as we move forward for me. I want the tempo of this song to be a bit slower. So wow, I play this. I'm going to adjust the time and see what I like best. You can do the same as well. I like my tempo at 1 15 for this song. The nice thing is, you have the ability to change this at any time you want during your creation process, so don't don't feel hesitant to experiment. To change the tempo I hover over the tempo area and I left. Click and drag up or down something else you can do if you have the tempo in your head and you know how you want it to be. Boop, boop, boop, boop, boop, boop! We can right click the tempo and go to tap. This will bring up a tempo tapper and it will set the tempo for you according to how you are tapping. So let's see, it knows that I want the tempo at 109 now I can listen. This is a great way to transition what you're hearing from your head into the studio. Now I'm going for production sake to make this 1 10 even I'm going to save my project again by control s ing. Now let's think about what we can do in this song Next to really get more progression. I think that we can use some more keys out here for our eight bars. But I think we can change. The drums were listening to. So let's explore these options. As we go forward today I'm going to controlled control and left click, and then I'm going to drag to highlight my piano and key pattern. I'm going to hold shift Wow, before cross hair is there hovering, Hold, shift left, click and drag. Now I have some more piano keys out here. You know what I think this needs? I think it needs some collapse. Let's start to exercise using our head. Wow, we make things in the studio. This is a tip that I use and encourage my students to use as well. Don't always focus so much on what's in the studio when you have when what you're really trying to do is express what's in your heart or in your head, and we're using this as a tool. So let me explain. I noticed I'm a little off tempo. We can fix this by enabling a metre newme, a metre gnome, is a tool that is used to keep tempo for an instrumentalist. So right next to our tempo, I see this magic wand looking thing. It is a magic wand. This is called the Metrodome. Let's click it so it is highlighted. Now listen, as I press play, Wow, that helps me a lot with keeping track of what I'm doing. I'm going to unhygienic for now by clicking it. Now I'm going to return to my playlist. Let's think of how we can get a clap in here. Well, we've learned how to make new patterns, Right. Let's make a new one called Just Claps. Now remember, bring up your channel rack. Let's hold control and click the clap button to listen to it. Um, let's play the playlist. Wow, Listening to it. This clap is a little bit too forward for me. I think I want something more and be it or that sounds like an audience. We're gonna learn something new today, so pay close attention with in FL Studios. Over here we have the browser just like the playlists. Three options. We have three over here. All current project and plug in database. Your plug in database is your synthesizers and effects. Your current project is where you can go to see how the plug ins are functioning and all is where we can find what we're looking for. Today. We are looking for packs, so let me close everything back to where you may be looking. Now this when you click over here on all. It is likely you will see these options. And of course, we can use a smart find tool as well. Let's navigate on our own first and then use the smart find tool. I can go two packs, and this is where FL Studios holds many more instruments. If I click drums, it opens the folder. If I click again, it will close the folder. You can see that there's other instruments like choirs, guitars, hits, even orchestral sounds like strings, tenor sax and trombone. Let's close thes for now and will utilise these after we find the sound we're looking for, Let's go to drums and let's check our percussion look for collapse Perfect. This is exactly what I want Now there's two ways we could implement this. I'm going to show you both ways so that you know how to move forward from now on. First, let's add it to the channel rack. I will go to view channel rack. I will return to here, hover over the sound you like left, click and hold drag to the bottom right under where you could imagine adding another slot and then let go of your mouse. Now my dance clap is in my channel wreck. Of course, I've already put it on my two and four beat, and I can quickly paint it right here. Let's listen. That sounds great. Now let's look at Aw, adding an audio sample directly to the playlist. Maybe a nice crash symbol will sound good here on the transition after the four to the first of the next four. Let's find something that's very bright. You can click or you can press down and us. I like this broken crash for its delay, but I don't just want to use this one. Let's layer some sounds. Let's left click, click, hold and drag. But this time, instead of to the channel rack, let's drag it to the playlist now, just like our patterns. Let's watch this trigger itself great, but it's a little too loud, right? Let's double click on the sound sample. Now I see the pan and the volume, just like we saw in the channel rack. Let's pull down this volume quite a bit, and while we're at it, let's put it on it's own slot in the mixer. It's very, very good practice to make sure you're sounds are organized and separated each on their own mixer slot in order to make cleanup and effects later in the project much easier so I can click and drag or, if you like, by hovering over the track, but in it doesn't look like a button, but if you hover over it, you can click it, and it will assign it to a free mixer track that is not occupied yet. So I will click this and it has brought up my mixer. Not only has it done that it's assigned it to insert six, and it's colored and named it for me. See, let's go to here and let's so low this track. Now remember, these green dots have correlated to whether the studio is making the sound or not, so I can manually turn off each one or I can right click it and solo it. Now let me bring up my mixer and then let me press play and let's look awesome. In fact, let's reactivate all of these sounds and look at what's going on in our mixer. So far, Wade forgot to assign our collapse to a slot in the mixer. It's not necessary to do. But it's healthy practice because what we're going to do next is make these sounds a little more ambient. So let's bring up our channel rack. I see. Wow, Where did all my other sounds go? I don't see my kick or my snare or my high hat. That's okay if you look right here, this says Audio. Now let's click this and go to unsorted or all everything has returned to where it waas. This is just an organization we can even make our own by let's say we're going to use Veni synthesizers on this project. If I right click this area and add a filter group, I can make one label it, and then I can simply pull it up any time I like when I only want to see my synthesizers by making sure this is the display filter when we add a sound. But right now, let's not worry. Let's go to all find our clap, which is clearly not assigned to a mixer. Let's click on this button this time. Instead, we see it brings up the sound sample. Let's again click on track, and now it has assigned its own spot for us. Great. There's one more thing we need to do, and I think I'll teach it to you on the next video. Thanks for coming in for another lesson. Guys, make sure to follow my teacher profile so you see when more classes air put up as well. Make sure you go to youtube dot com slash professor. Subscribe to my channel where you can see some funny videos, some tips and tricks to improve your FL Studios game as well. You can comment and leave me any questions that you guys have or just listen to the music I produce. I hope you guys have an excellent day. I hope you guys come right back from the next lesson and see you guys in a second. 6. Lesson 5, Introduction to Inserts, Reverb and Delay: Hello and welcome back. Let's hop right on in and continue where we last left off. So last lesson we added a clap and a symbol as well. We learned how to let FL Studio assigned them to free tracks. I wonder. Let's take advantage of the mixer slots that they're on. Let's bring up our mixer. But first, let's loop this area by double clicking the time, then dragging to the right. Now I can go up to my mixer and I want to very specifically find the clap insert. Ah, it's right here. So I bet you're wondering what all of these slots out here are. Well, no worries. We're gonna learn today. Think of these as a place to spice up or clean up your sound. Let's explain. I think this clap will sound better with more reverb or atmosphere to it. Let's try to accomplish this. I'll go hover over slot one where the arrow is. I'll left click. Now I see many effects that are in FL Studio I can use. Yours will not have as many as this as I have some other plug ins. Let's go to one that you do have that we can use. If we go down to delay and reverb, let's click fruity Reverb two. Now, before we do anything, press that space bar and listen. Wow, that added a lot of nice atmosphere, didn't it? What reverb is is, and we can often use reverb to saturate or make the sound sound a little more wet. We can even adjust different kinds of reverb. If you go to the presets and you click on the presets, you then see these different names. Let's click on Cathedral and see how it affects the sound. Wow, that's a lot. Let's go back to default, E. All right, so I think I want to maybe add a bigger sound to this. We can hover over this size knob, pull it up, and now I can visually see how the reverb is acting. Let's take this L cut, which is low cut and pull this knob up to about 850 hertz. Now. This will allow the high end, which I want to be reverb to come through, and I will pull my hiking cut to about 20,000. Ooh, that's a little harsh. Let's pull the high cut back wow listening you don't need to do. You don't need to know what each of these knobs do yet feel free to mess around with them while you're listening to your sound and hear for yourself what each knob does. That's the best way to learn each tool in FL Studio. Once you find a sound that you like or if you are way off of where you want to be, you can always click presets and go back to default. But I've found a sound that I like. You can copy these two Great. Now I have reverb on Onley that clap, which is exactly what we wanted. Mm. Let's listen to the transition. Let's do something really cool. I'm gonna show you another more advanced technique that you can use in your productions. Let's start by making sure we have our broken crash selected by going to audio and clicking it, or by holding shift and clicking and dragging to make another instance of this on the timeline. Now you're going to see this little way for button wave form, but in next to the name. If you click it, it will bring up these options and I want you to scroll to make unique. When we do this, it allows. As you can see, it is called number two. Now, this is not number 20 if you're wondering how I just change the view if you have your mouse hovering over the time zone, you can wheel up to zoom in or wheel down to zoom out, or you see where this is for scrolling the view. If you go to an area, you can as well it just the amount and the zoom that we're seeing. So this has a new name now, and it's a new sample. So what we're going to do is something very cool here. Let's double click this. Make sure it's acting differently so we don't ruin our original sound. I'm going to click reverse. Let's listen to how this sounds. Let's put it right behind. Oh, that does not look good. If you can't seem to get something to move right, you can always hold Ault. And then, while you click to drag, it won't lock to a line. But it's easy to lose timing like this, so control all to see just a zoom in a bit and do this. Now let's listen. That's starting to sound like a cool transition, right? Let's also put this right where the collapse start. Remember, control, highlight and shift, click and drag. Now I think this sound can use a little bit of delay and reverb. Let's make sure that these are on the same mixer slots as I want them to. Both have the same effects. If you want to go directly to their mixer slot, you can double click the number, and it will go right to it. Now let's start by adding a delay in FL Studios. DeLay three tends to be the most powerful or easiest to use DeLay option. Now DeLay is kind of like reverb, but think of it as Let's see what this sounds like by just clicking the sound. It acts a lot like reverb, right, but it doesn't work. As in such. It doesn't work in such an ambient way. Unless we tell it to. I'm going to navigate back to my fruity delay. Make sure you're on your right insert or else you won't see it because each different insert keeps track off its own effects. Now let's look at this delay. I think for the most part it sounds OK. Of course you can listen and decide. Just like last time. Let's turn the delay model to Ping Pong and let's listen. Now who? I think I want the repeat to be a little faster. If I hover over on time, I can adjust it down or up. Mm, no, no, no, that's good. But it's still a little much. Let's turn down the feedback level, which dictates how much this effect is pushing back to us from the original sound. And let's turn down the dry a little bit, which means the clean audio. When we talk about dry audio, we mean the audio that is not affected by delay, reverb or other type of processing. Wet is always the effect. If you see, I'll turn down the dry and also low this so you can now listen to what I'm saying. To what I mean. That's just the wet. Let's listen to just the dry see no effects. So let's put it back up on wet. Let's take the dry down and let's turn up the diffusion spread a little bit. Maybe do 25 and now let's add atmosphere by adding reverb. Let's do you know, let's use the same reverb effect that we did for our clap, but also on the symbol to keep a kind of stability within our effects. I good. I can go to my dance reverb and I can go to the options up here at the Arrow and I can save this as a preset. Let's call this my first reverb. Now I can go over to the reverb on my crash. I can bring it up, click presets and scroll till you see my first reverb. It now is the same. It now is the same reverb and amounts and acting just like the other one. Nice. I really like that. Let's listen with everything else, but let's turn down the sound of the crash a little. This time we're going to use the mixer insert because if we Onley turned down this crash, it won't turn down this one. So let's go to insert six and pull down the volume which they're both linked to, and this will allow us to take care of them both at the same time. While doing this, I want to add a little bit more stereo separation by hovering over this knob and pulling it to the left until it's about 20% separated. Let's listen. It sounds like it's coming in a little late. Let's highlight these and let's hold Ault and dragged them back a little like we talked about before. Now let's see how this sounds. We're getting very close. Maybe it just needs to be pulled back about here. Beautiful. This is why listening while making adjustments can be very important. All right, so now we've seen how to use the insert to add effects as well as use more detailed placement in the playlist. I think that's where we'll stop. For now, make sure to save your project often control S and thanks for coming to another class, guys. Remember, if you're enjoying these videos, make sure to follow my teacher profile so you can be notified whenever I make a new class or post a new video. And be sure to check out my YouTube at youtube dot com slash professor and subscribe to see more video content. Thanks again, guys. I'll see you next lesson 7. Lesson 6, Let's Add Some Strings! : Welcome back, guys. Thistles! Professor. Let's hop right in. Because today we're going to add a few more sounds to really give our track that finishing touch so that we can begin to share our first project. All right, so we've left off by adding and learning how to use delay in reverb and ambience on some of our sounds. Let's add a violin for these eight bars or a cello. I think maybe a more Basie sound will be good to fill in where we have a lack of kick. Yeah, a lack of the kick drum. So remember we can go into our browser. Let's go to our packs. Let's go to instruments and let's go to orchestra. All Ah, a brass section. Maybe Let's see what it sounds like. Yeah, I will go to my channel rack. Let's make a no, Let's do it here. Let's click. Drag to here and hold control. Who? Uh, I don't like it. Let's go to our strings solo and drag it right over the brass section. I very much like this. Now I want to make sure I bring it to its own inserts lot. Right now. It's on the master, We don't want that. If you don't see the number up here in the corner or like this off course, we can do it from here. Or you can bring up the options for the sound generator or synthesizer by clicking next to the plug in options into detailed settings. This will put the pan the volume in the track option here. Now I can click track, and it is assigned it to its own slot. Let's return to the Channel rack and then to the strings. I can close this detailed settings now, if I want. Now what we're looking at is really not too important. It is if you want to get into a little bit of sound design. But for right now we're going to use this sound as is, and we're going to make a new pattern. But I don't want to go remember my bass notes. Let's do something interesting to make our process a little easier. Let's go to our playlist and double click our pianos and keys pattern here. We've already established our bass notes. If I hold control and click, I can now highlight, thes or say it might grab some other ones accidentally. I can press, control and hold shift and click them each separately to highlight multiple of them without losing each other. Now I see my four based notes are selected. Let's press shortcut control. See, now these four are copied into my bake. Well, they're copied into the system memory. Let's from this point create a new pattern. Let's call this string. Now let's go back to our channel rack and let's right click the string solo button and highlight piano roll or click piano roll here. I now have the piano roll for my strings. I'm going to press control V to paste what I copied earlier. Wow, Let's listen, I I think this might sound really good in our plate list with its selected boom boom, but we might want it to be lower on its pitching or note. Let's see how this sounds. You know, I really like that octave, but let's double click and let's control, highlight or control a Now. I also want some lower notes being played while I play these notes, but I want them on the same keys at a lower octave. Let's use some of the shortcuts we've learned to make this an easier process. I'll hold shift and click and drag. While these are all highlighted, drag them out to here now press control down. Let's drag them back without changing the notes. Make sure it's on C. Beautiful. We now have that low note being played with this nice middle note. In fact, maybe we can apply this same one to the next four bars. But let's get a little different. Remember, if we have a pattern that we want to use and work from rat without messing up another one or a sound, we can click on the piano icon or sound icon and then click Make unique. This will make it unique as a pattern strings to now without affecting string one. I can double click string to I can hold control to highlight. I can drag by holding shift over and with these selected Oh, I don't think I got all of them with these selected bile press control up and dragged them back. Now let's listen to how it sounds close. I think I just wanted one octave higher, but I don't want it to be overwhelmingly loud. That high note is very loud. Let's drag our selection out so I can now see what we're looking at down here. This is a control center where we can control the velocity or how hard the note is triggered. The lower I pull it, the quieter it will be. See, I'll control up. I'll drag across to set this beautiful. Now that I know what they sound like, let's drag it back and let's listen from string one to string to. I like how that sounds. We can stand to have the high notes just a tad bit louder. Great. Now we're gonna pause it here because we'll learn another tool and a cool effect to add to our project in the next video. So save control S and thank you for checking out this video. Guys, remember, if you're enjoying the Siri's, be sure to follow my teacher pro. Be sure to follow my teacher profile so you could be noted bait so you can be notified whenever I make a new class as well. And be sure to check out my YouTube channel youtube dot com slash professor, where you can listen to some music I make and check out some more videos. Thanks, guys. See you in the next one. 8. Lesson 7, Arpeggiator and Technique Review: All right, guys, welcome back. Let's hop right on in and see what we can do to improve our project just a little more. So right now we have a really nice part of our song. I want to add just a little bit of creative flair to these eight bars. So remember to loop I can highlight double click and drag to the right or the left. Now, let's use a technique that we had last lesson to further our song. I'm going to Yeah, take my piano keys pattern right here and I'm going to shift, click and drag over. Now I only need one. And let's make it unique before anything cause we do not want to mess with the ones we currently have established and that we like. So remember, I'll click on this icon, make unique. Now we can do something very interesting with this pattern. Let's double click it and bring it up. I want to add a nice twinkle to our song like a okay. In fact, let's get a little more creative rather than this. Let's make a brand new pattern. Now let's open up our channel rack and let's open a new instance of FL Keys by going down to add new channel. I will now go to FL Keys. And remember, if we don't see the mixer icon, go to the detailed settings and now click track. Beautiful. It's placed it for us in the mixer. Now we can return to our channel wreck and r FL Keys. We have a new pattern, so let's place it. Actually, no. So let's do what we did last time. But copy all of our notes from Piano Roll Pattern. Remember, you can selective from here, or you can go to your playlist and double click press control A. To highlight them all. Now press control. See, we've copied this pattern. Let's go to our new pattern. Let's go to our new instance of FL Keys. Right? Click it and go to piano roll. Now let's press control V, and it's pasted into this pattern. You know, now we don't want to layer like this. Let's do something cooler. If you go up here to piano roll options, click this Now go to tools and go to our Page E eight. Now press the space bar to play waken. Adjust how FL Studio are pay. She eights thes notes with pattern range, sink time you the time multiplication er and gate. The gate effects how long the notes are while the time multiplication er effects. If it's in quads, half's triplets, but with range effects, how different and distance the octaves are. The pattern will help me establish what kind of sound I wanted to make. Mess around with these while you let it play and find something you like. Or you can copy exactly what I have and press. Except now let's listen to how this twinkle will sound. Wow, we have it here very interesting, but I think I wanted to be a little more magical. Let's go to the pattern. And if you don't highlight specific notes and you just press control up, it will pitch up everything or pitch down everything. Let's go to the mixer slot for this sound so we can make some adjustments while we listen. Let's so low the sound and let's use some techniques we had before to add a little bit of ambience. Let's start by adding the delay Delay three. Now let's see what we have in our presets. Maybe a resonator or sterilized. Oh, I don't like that. That's very close to what I want. I'm gonna pull the dry down a little bit very nice. Now let's add our reverb preset that we made in an earlier video way. I think the high frequencies are coming off just a little too harsh, Let's add. But e que all I want you to do is pull down this. Listen, e que will allow you to shape the sound that is coming out or being processed. Don't worry too much about the technicalities right now. If you want to know if you want to learn how and where we use an e que, we'll have a class on this in the future. So be sure to follow my teaching profile. You don't have to use this e que. In fact, if you want to, you can always adjust your sounds with this. This is also an equalizer. I can right click and reset to bring each option back to normal. I will use the e que shape I made, and I think I will separate the stereo to make this a little wider. Let's listen as I merge and separate so you can understand what this does when we completely merge it. It is mono as you separate it. It's stereo ises or separates the signal. This might result in a louder signal as well, or with Morgaine, so you may have to pull back on the volume. Wow, that's really great. But let's listen how it sounds. I want that twinkle to fade in, so to fade in and fade out. Sounds will learn that on the next video lesson Spee sure to follow my profile. That way you're notified. Check out the next video and go to youtube dot com slash professor. Subscribe seek So you guys can see more content. See you in the next video. 9. Lesson 8, Automations Fading In and Fading Out Sounds: Welcome back, guys to the next video. Let's hop right on in and talk about how to fade in and fade out. Sounds fading in can be used to add a nice progression or a smooth feeling of yeah story progression to a song. For this part, let's focus on having this twinkle start very low volume and, by the end, coming up to this'll volume. So let's so low. The track It's on, right click this green dot and mute in solo. Hmm. There are a few ways to automate, and to automate is an automation. Is FL Studio making adjustments on its own without you doing it? This is important because you can't adjust things during the rendering of your song. So Automation czar, very valuable when it comes to creating dynamic sounds in your music. So the first way we can automate the sound is by going to the channel rack where the FL Keys plug in is next. Let's highlight the area that we want to effect, just like we would a loop region channel rack and find your volume your channel volume knob hover over it, right click and now go down to create automation clip. We'll see and automation click here the playlist and we can see an automation clip. An automation clip tells the knob how to act. So right now the knob is being told to stay at this volume percent. Let's try grabbing this point by hovering, clicking and pulling this down. Now listen and watch to the volume knob as we play through the timeline. Okay, Amazing. We're telling the generator how to act. Wow, not having to manually do it. So let's re establish everything. Hmm. Let's organize our studio and our project collapse, so I don't forget that the collapse are here. Rename Twinkle. Anything but AutoNation's and symbols. Hmm. We're starting to really form out our dynamic track idea. Let's have this transition to our previous pattern, but go eight bars. So if I control click, I can now highlight and shift drag this right over here. I want to do it again. Shift drag and I want to make sure I get that nice Cymbal transition sound, so I'll shift, click and drag this over here as well. Then let's highlight our twinkle and let's drag it over and let's extend our volume automation and let's right click anywhere within this space, hold it and pull it all the way down and drag it to the end. Now we have a nice track. Do I see my strings are not where they need to be? Let's highlight them and pull them down here. I think that we can use our strings again here and again here. But without this, Let's listen to our track from the beginning to the end. Save and you know this is a great loop as it is right now. Let's save that way we can set up for a final lesson. Next video. If you're enjoying the information you're learning, be sure to follow my teacher profile so you could be notified. Any time I make a new video, be sure to comment with questions and be ready to share your first project guys, as we're almost near completion of our first track. Also be sure to check out my YouTube at youtube dot com slash professor for more music and video tutorials. Have a good one, guys 10. Lesson 9, Final Touches: Welcome back, guys as this is, or I do believe, it will be the final lesson in this Siri's. Now this isn't the end of Professor Siris on FL Studios. There'll be many more videos. So if you have any questions on what you'd like to learn next, or just to be notified of future projects, be sure to follow my teacher profile. That way you can see any time I post a new class and check out my YouTube. All right, let's hop right back in. So where we left off last? It sounds like we almost have a good track. Let's take our mm. Let's have the beginning of the song fade in and then let's have the ending of the song end on a resolution. I want the twinkle to be a little louder as it fades out so I can keep this volume a little higher, and I can even pull up the tension or pulled down the tension on this automation to make it act differently. Now I want to take yeah, this last chord and sound from the strings the twinkles, the piano all and put it just right here at this four bar So let's save before we do this, as right now, we're going to do something a little interesting. Ah, we're going to use a slice tool now. You can press. See on Lee if you have your shortcuts enabled, or you can go up here to our tool selection and highlight the slice option, you'll see that it is connected to C. I will now zoom in, and I know I want this part here. Let's slice all the way down this. Now I have these separate, but they're not separate patterns yet. These are just instances of these patterns already, but we don't have to make them unique as we're not going to be adjusting anything. What we're going to do is hold control, then click and drag. Now we have these three highlighted, but I don't want to be highlighting my animation. If I hold control and shift and then click the area of the automation that brings up before cross hair, I can click and unhygienic it. Now let go of control in shift free press shift with these three highlighted click and drag to the end. Now let's listen and let's add a little more automation to the twinkle at the end. Wow, that's a great ending. But why does it loop so quickly? Well, we can do a quick producer tip and just make a new pattern. Call it end, press enter and just paste this out here now it won't loop back. Amazing, but I want our whole track to fade in. So let's save and let's use this automation technique to again automate the volume. But this time we're going to do it from the mixer. We can automate each individual track to fade in, or we can do this with the mixer or the master track. Let's see how the master track affects what we hear. This is what is being sent to your speakers or headphones. Watch as I pull it back. Just with this tool, we can create an automation like Let's make it do this. Well, it's like, right. Click it and reset first. Now let's highlight the first perfect right here. Now mixer, right click the fader on the master insert and click Create automation clip. Now we return here and see our automation. Let's keep this one here so it returns to its default level and let's pull back the first part while increasing the tension a little bit. And let's listen. Now we have a fade in intro to our track as well as a resolved outro. You can even fade out using this technique as well, huh? It seems like our track is ready to go. Let's listen one more time to see if we like everything. Right now, this foundation is great, but you have the creative options to do anything with this track at this point, using the tools that we have discussed and learned. Add your own creative spice to the track before we check out the final video on how to prepare and render out your track. That way you can share it below, and we can discuss, listen and share it with others as well. Remember, at this point, it's up to you what you want to do with your sound, using the tools we've learned. So I say, make it yours and then when you're ready, let's check the next video to finalize everything. Until then, thanks for dropping by For another lesson. Be sure to follow my teacher profile and check out my YouTube. All right, see you next time 11. Lesson 10, Rendering the Final Product : Hi. Welcome back to our really, really final lesson in this beginners basics course to FL Studios. So today I'm going to teach you how to bring the best out of your track before we send it off, using just basic tools that FL Studios has. Let's pull up our mixer. Your song should be ready to go and finished with the creative flares and progression and everything we want on it. By now on our master track, I want to tell you that audio should never break zero decibels. If audio goes past zero decibels on speakers and headphones, it will clip what that means is it removes any of the audio that shows up past zero. Let's listen. All of this audio past zero will be taken off of the wave form when we finalize our song, which will result in distortion and loss of quality. We don't want to do that, so pull back your mixer to reset. Make sure it doesn't go too high. But there's another way to make sure our track does not go above zero decibels. The first way is to highlight your master track and click on your slot one. Now go to dynamics and click fruity limiter. Fruity limiter will automatically be on a preset that stops any volume from going past zero decibels. Watch as I increase the gain of the track, but watch how it doesn't go past zero decibels and the limiter will push the volume down. This line right here represents the compression the track is doing. So this is a final shield on our track before we release it that make sure it's ready and appropriate for commercial headphones. Speakers X Edra Let's put the gain back to normal by right clicking and resetting. I just wanted you guys to see how to make sure you don't clip and distort your track when you're making it. So now our whole track should be ready to go. It's very nice if you want to finish your track here, go to this time stamp and will render it out. If you want to stick around right now for one final tip, I'm more than happy to show you one last thing I would do before I finish my track rather than using FL limiter. Let's bring this down so it's the last thing on the chain. Let's go to slot one and bring up in the dynamics. Maximus Maximus is a multi band compressor built into FL studios, often used for mastering. We're not going to go into mastering today. This will be in a future lesson, so be sure you follow for more lessons. We're going to use a preset in here that's going to give us the nicest amount of compression and, ah, amounts that make our sound sound as loud as we can without distorting it or over compressing it. In modern day music, people's ears tend to like louder sounds. So let's go to presets. Now let's go down to mastering and click clear, Master, we now have a clear master preset on our mixer. I'm going to show you the A B difference in sound with and with them off. If you want to turn all effects off, you can click this little light bulb. And now all the effects on your insert are not being used. Yeah, if you want to hear them, just make sure that the orange light is on. Now, let's listen with Maximus. I can't explain to you right now what Maximus is doing in this video. But I can show you in future lessons. It's pretty basic compression. We'll talk about this in the future when it comes to mixing and mastering your tracks. But put that Maximus out there and just put it on. Clear Master, to get the best sound out of your song and use FL limiter to make sure you do not break this zero volume this zero amount Dessalines, your track is now ready to render. Let's talk about this. Control s to save. Now What I like to do when I render my track is I like to select the area. I want to be in the music, so I'll double click and highlight like I would a loop region. I think I wanted to go out here, which will allow the volume to fade out a little before the track ends. That's perfect. So let's talk about making the render. Now we're gonna render two different versions and two different formats. We're gonna render a loop and we're gonna render a final. So if I am finished with my track, I can go to file now I can go to export as a wave or MP three MP threes are lower quality files, but they're very easy to share. While wave files are very high quality files and are often what you use to distribute to services like Soundcloud or Spotify or iTunes, there is a way to do both of them. Let's click on either or wave or MP three. Now find a folder where you won't forget and save this as a name. Let's call this first project no loop and for reference, you can even add the BPM and the key into the name 1 10 BPM C major. Now I can click Save Now let's click Wave and MP three and pull that MP three rate all the way up. Now with wave bit depth. This is how many samples a second you're going to be hearing? No, Actually, I don't know what it is, but this 32 bit float is the highest quality wave that you can export. It's usually not a good idea to send off your prat song as a 32 bit, because that's more used for. If you're continuing your project, say you want to send off your track to someone to master it, then I would use 32 bit float. But in other instances when we are finished, let's use 24 bit integer. All right now we are going to be exporting the MP three and the Wave. Let's go to mode and use song selection that's going to rendered the area we have selected . Let's use the tail as leave remainder. That will stop the recording when there's no sound left. Then let's go to quality. Turn it to 5 12 point sink. This is going to give you the best sound, but it will take longer to render. That's okay, though. It's always better to get the best sound. You don't want to sacrifice this high quality for all plug ins. Disabled Maximum. Paula Phony. Don't worry about dithering If you don't see these options, look for these arrows over here. Miscellaneous. Don't worry too much. Just trim PC silence, enable insert effects and enable master effects. Make sure that these are on. Now We're going to click start and it's going to render out two versions of our songs. While it's rendering, Let me go to the place it will render so we can view them. Now I see my two audio that I have made. Let's look, this one is definitely the MP three as it is a lower bit, a lower, uh, size. I can right click the properties and then check as well. What's DoubleClick one of them? And listen amazing. So you could probably fit the MP three file and the share below. But before we finish, let's talk about making a loop, which you might want to do. If you're trying to send your track to a corporation, they might want an endless loop. In this instance, we would make sure that we Onley have up to where we would want it to restart. I don't want this resolution part here to be in there as well. I don't want this to be fading in. I will get rid of the automation, or I can just copy the value here and paste the value here. But let's just get rid of the automation and go back to the beginning. What are loop is going to sound like if we render it. Is this or is this listen very closely As it reaches the end, it'll go back to the beginning for us. Seamless looping, which is excellent for if someone needs to buy a loop and extend this track over and over so high. Like the area that can be the Loop file export wave or MP three. Let's copy the name, but this time we'll call it first Project Loop, save as MP three and wave with the same ones except now under tail. We want to click wrap remainder or cut remainder. I will click wrap remainder. What this does is it takes the tail audio past. This cut will make sure there's no sound from it. Wrap will take that tail and faded into the beginning. At least I think that's what it does, huh? For a smoother sound, I think I will just use cut remainder. No, I will use rap. Remainder and I will click. Start now. Let's even see how these wave forms look All right, so I'm going to save our project, and I'm going to start a new one just so I can show you what we've done so far. I'll match the tempo of our songs or of our tracks. Let's bring the Loop one and let's bring the non looped one. Look at the difference in these wave forms the's wave forms. Not only are they nice and full and loud, but I can also see the fade in here. That's very nice. Let's look how someone would loop our song. In fact, you could make a really long loop of your own song just by doing this. Watch as I shift, click and copy it over and over. Watch as it lose. I think that's just three of our loop file played over and over. This is this will help you visualize why someone might want a loop version or a not looped version of your track. All right, guys, this has been the full course on FL Studio basics with a little bit of advanced. Ah, producer theory in here. I hope you guys learned a lot. Alright, guys, I'm glad you stuck around through this whole thing. Please leave feedback and let me know what you learned. Let me know what you want to learn and the share your project below as well. I love to hear and give feedback and see what you guys have been able to do. Using this. 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