If you haven't heard of Skrillex yet, then you must have been hiding in a cave for the last few months. This young Computer Musician/Producer has been causing some big waves in the EDM community, and the world. At a mere 24 years of age, he has already scooped up 3 Grammy awards. This is quite an achievement for a computer musician and the computer music world. We are finally getting realized. Skrillex may fall under the now well-recognized dubstep genre, but his sound is very unique.
With a very limited setup of a MacBook Pro, Ableton Live, some 3rd party plugins, and a M-Audio Trigger Finger MIDI controller, Skrillex pushes out some highly-refined productions. I am going to attempt to create a track similar to Skrillex's genre-bending tracks. I am going to use Ableton as my DAW and its native plugins to show how to achieve a sound similar to Skrillex. So let's dig into it'