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Beginner and Intermediate
How To Make
Ruby with Enamour
Now we have enough elements of the track we can map out a basic arrangement to work from. Starting with the drums, we add a few more percussive elements to help with variation.
- Resources 4
- Remix competition
It's finally here!
This week we're bringing you another exclusive at Sonic Academy and we're super stoked to welcome a brand new tutor - Washington DC-based producer and DJ, Enamour to guide us through How To Make Ruby - his latest track just released on Anjunadeep’s Explorations 08 which is currently sending positive chills down the spines of those in the Progressive House scene.
With it's beautiful arp lead and constant synth pad drone that takes you to the breakdown before taking off again full speed, Ruby is a 'journey' in the truest sense of the word and Enamour's attention to detail in keeping a fluid motion is in full swing here to create this awesome track.
Starting from a blank canvas, we first lay down the melodic hook before layering the bass and pad sounds and building the varied drum groove. We then move on to a basic arrangement before filling out the overall sound with background ambience and one-shots using clever processing techniques. In the final section of the course, it's all about building tension and movement with extensive automation before mixing down and creating a master ready for the clubs.
The level of detail and care taken into every aspect of this track is mind-blowing, and it's a course packed full of tips and tricks for users of all abilities. We know you'll agree that the end result is a thing of beauty, so what are you waiting for?
Watch and learn from a true professional and take your skillz to the next level!
BUT WAIT...THERE'S MORE!!
Sonic Academy has teamed up with Enamour and Anjunadeep to host an exclusive remix competition where the winner has the chance to feature on an up and coming Anjunadeep compilation album!
Getting your winning mix out on the infamous ‘Anjunadeep’ label will gain you unparalleled exposure and will kick start your major career! You can be in with a chance of joining artists such as Lane 8, Dusky, Yotto, Cubicolour, Jame Grant Luttrell, Alex Metric, Enamour, and Eli and Fur on this illustrious label!
The ‘How To Make Ruby’ Remix Contest is exclusive and only available on Sonic Academy. We're proud to have one of the best music-making communities anywhere, and the level of production skillz coming through the forums is awesome!
So, ourselves and Enamour are super excited to see what you guys can come up with - we know you can smash it. You can now download the stems from this awesome tune and start working your magic!
We have shown you how to make the tune, now it's over to you to get creative, make a remix of this track that shines above the rest, and show the world your production talent.
Just click the 'Enter Remix Comp' button above to find out more! This competition is open to all Sonic Academy registered users.
Contest ends - 23/02/2019 07:00:00 UTC