NLE Releases New Course - Dance Music Styles: Dub

Learn how to create groundshaking bass, big beats and all the production tricks that come together to make the mightiest of musical styles - dub.  

Dub is a well-established and hugely popular musical genre that has crossed over into countless other styles. But how does it work, what are its characteristics and most importantly, how do you go about creating it? In this course, DJ Kiva gets to the beating heart of dub, examining first its history and origins as well as some of the key founding figures in the dub movement, then showing you how to lay dub foundations for your tracks.

Dance Music Styles 116: Dub

You start by learning about the core of dub - the drums and the bass. Then, specific additions like guitar skank, piano hits, organ bubbles, horns and more which are used to fill out and add interest to the bones of a track. Bringing the genre more up to date, Kiva then covers synths, sound effects and samples, before moving on to producing dub vocals. Finally there's extensive demonstration of effects, which are particularly crucial to creating that classic dub sound.

You can stream this course whenever and wherever you like for the regular price of just $29.99, or get a pass to watch every course in the Academy library for just $15/month

Check out the course here, and start producing great dub tracks today:

Hollin Jones was classically trained as a piano player but found the lure of blues and jazz too much to resist. Graduating from bands to composition then production, he relishes the chance to play anything with keys. A sometime lecturer in videographics, music production and photography post production, Hollin has been a freelance w... Read More


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