Make Trap With FM8

Having the opportunity to see someone else’s workflow in song creation can be priceless!

Want to learn how to make various Trap sounds in FM8?

In this 4 part micro course, our resident expert Jonny walks you through the steps of designing Trap drums, a sub bass and arp, a riser and finally pulling it all together into one fantastic loop and a deep look at how to EQ/Compress/Mix Trap music.

Elevate your Trap productions to the next level

The Drums And Subs

Videos 1 and 2 of this mini series on Trap in Fm8 focus on designing drum elements and a heavy sub. You’ll learn pro tips and tricks for creating hard hitting drums and how to sequence them all within FM8. We’ll also be walking you through making a rib rattling sub bass with some sick tips on how to get the optimum BOOM!

  • Pro drum design tips in FM8
  • Tips for routing in the FM Matrix
  • Using envelopes to shape your drums
  • Using FM8′s arp to sequence the drum pattern
  • Using envelopes to help your sub cut through the mix more
  • Sound design techniques for creating the perfect sub

Risers And Arrangements

In videos 3 and 4 we’re going to take a look at creating a riser with the pitch envelope and pulling together our sounds into a loop including mixing the sounds. There’s a real treat in video 4 as we take a 20 minute look at Eqing, compressing and ultimately mixing trap music.

  • Bouncing audio to get optimum headroom
  • How to EQ trap sounds and which frequencies are important
  • Compression techniques for Trap
  • Using EQ to get a powerful mix

Micro Series for FM8

FM8′s strength is the incredible variety of tools at your disposal to bend, shape and sculpt sound.

As in many things in life, FM8′s strength is also its weakness.

There are almost TOO MANY choices in FM8. Even experienced producers can get stuck deciding which path to take…

That’s why our FM8 micro courses are so valuable. In under an hour you’ll learn the building blocks of Trap in FM8.

We enlisted the help of ace sound designer Jonny Strinati to teach this course.

Jonny is a veteran sound designer with experience producing sample libraries like “Tech House Sessions and “Deep House: NI Massive,” both of which hit #4 in the sales charts at major sample sites.

His original productions have been showcased or licensed by major players like Sony Playstation, MTV, Ministry of Sound and BBC Radio 1.

In other words, you are in the hands of a pro.

And this Trap in FM8 has been yet another great series by Jonny Strinati, who always delivers clear and concise lessons that are easily understood regardless of experience level with synthesis. Jump into this lesson now and improve your music today!

” thank you so much for these amazing videos, and detailed descriptions! They are amazing learning tools!

- B Washington