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Neurohop Sound Design & Arrangement with Keota


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Learn how to synthesize punchy drums, crunchy neuro basses, and lush soundscapes with various open-ended approaches to make a killer Neurohop style tune!


$19.99 USD / month

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Results you can expect from this course

This course will give you the knowledge and skills you need to:

  • Synthesize kicks/snares like a pro and process them using different approaches.
  • Master three different advanced sidechain techniques and use sidechain compression creatively.
  • Make killer, crunchy neuro basses from scratch.
  • Use serum in an open ended, experimental way to make lush soundscapes and risers.
  • Have a foundational understanding of granular synthesis and its many applications.
  • Avoid overcomplicating drum synthesis by doing it all in Operator.
  • Learn the basic fundamental principles of neuro bass design: phasing, detuning and distortion.
  • Resample Basses in Sampler to create classic KOAN sound style basses and the FM oscillator in Sampler in creative ways.
  • Arrange all of the elements from the entire course into the foundations of a killer Neurohop tune.

Example Tutorials From This Course

About Your Instructor

Based in Deerfield Beach, Florida, Tom Brennan, (Keota), is one of the most versatile and prolific producers in the growing electronic music scene, excelling in genres like garage, dubstep, neurohop, halftime and experimental.

His music has been featured on playlists by labels such as Wonk#ay Records, alongside artists like Kursa, Seppa, Chrizpy Chris, Audio Gutter, Samurai Breaks, and more.

He has also collaborated with well-known artists such as Culprate, DeeZ, Smigonaut and Ehiorobo Since his debut EP ‘Knowing’ (2014) Keota’s output has been consistent; his music being released in the form of countless singles and EPs- the latest, called ‘Uneven Scraggle’, being released in October 2018.

Besides producing and collaborating with other producers, Keota also sells is own sample packs and teaches electronic music production via his YouTube channel, where he shares valuable electronic music production tips and techniques he has learned and perfected over the years.

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Tutorials In This Course

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Template
  • 3. Kicks
  • 4. Snares
  • 5. Sidechain
  • 6. Breaks
  • 7. Neuro Operator
  • 8. Neuro Serum
  • 9. Processing
  • 10. Resampling
  • 11. Atmosphere in Serum
  • 12. Granulator
  • 13. Arrangement

Software Used In This Course & System Requirements

Software Used In This Course:

  • Max for Live plugins (mostly just LFO and envelope follower)
  • Serum
  • SerumFX
  • Smexoscope
  • Cableguy’s Shaperbox
  • Fab Filter’s Volcano 2, Pro L-2, and Pro R

System Requirements:

  • Intel Mac with OS X 10.7 or later, 4 GB RAM
  • PC with Windows 7, 8 or 10. 4GB RAM

Additional information


Mixing & Mastering, Synthesis & Sound Design


Advanced, Intermediate


FabFilter Pro-L, FabFilter Pro-Q 2, Max for Live, Serum, SerumFX, Smexoscope






$19.99 USD / month

Cancel Any Time. No Contracts.