Another quick tip, this time recreating that dub siren effect using just Ableton stock plugins. It’s well known from dub obviously but works equally well in other genres and infinitely tweakable!
In this episode of BBB I explain the method behind and create a Steppas tune. Stompin 4×4 Dub Reggae, designed for the soundsystem.
In this video I take you through my usual process for making Dub Reggae. For me, the genre is all about experimenting, but this should give you a solid foundation to start playing around with your own sounds. This video wasn’t planned so I kind of jump around a bit but the geeral idea should be a good jump off point for anyone looking to make Dub Reggae
Tal as a number of commercial products, but also free downloads.
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Beats, bass, keys ‘n’ synths and percussion folders are all on offer, with the sounds being supplied at three tempi (125, 130 and 135bpm). Click here.
Reverb- and delay-heavy one-shots. Click here.
Really good selection of riddims.
Included in each download is a midi file and mp3 preview including tempo details. Many also include the original loop sample. Click here.
Selection of Dub kits as appeared on Computer Musics cover DVD. All files are zipped
Great selection of midi files that provide a lot of inspiration. Credit to the artists for placing these online. Click here for site.