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Psy-Bass Composition in Ableton With Encanti


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In this course, master producer and educator Ben Cantil from Zebbler Encanti Experience, will guide you through the process of creating a fast-moving tapestry of glitchy psytrance that morphs into heavy half time bass music.Β  You will explore several modes of resampling, phrase writing, synth patching, and genre-blending, presented as a unified craft.Β  Check out his interview on our podcast here.


$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:

  • Effectively use advanced sound design layering techniques and maintain cohesion between rapidly changing sections in dance music.
  • Skillfully blend psytrance with halftime bass music in order to create unique, mind-boggling tracks.
  • Improve your workflow by learning ALC management.
  • Create complex multi-voice instrument rack and a probability-based glitchy sound design instrument from scratch.
  • Composite bass synthesizer sounds with samples and make a great Neuro bass womp with Operator.
  • Make the most authentic tape stop to add warmth and surprising twists to your your music.

Example Tutorials From This Course

About Your Instructor

Encanti is the artist name of Ben Cantil, half of audio/visual duo Zebbler Encanti Experience with VJ Peter β€˜Zebbler’ Berdovsky (widely known for his work with Shpongle and EOTO over the years).Β  ZEE releases music regularly on experimental electronic labels Wakaan and Gravitas Recordings, and the music has been supported by Bassnectar, Space Jesus, and Liquid Stranger.Β  ZEE has collaborated with artists such as Mr. Bill, Of The Trees, Au5 and acclaimed vocalist Ganavya Doraiswamy.

Cantil is also an Assistant Professor of Music Production, Technology, and Innovation at Berklee Valencia in Valencia, Spain, where he teaches electronic music production and sound design.Β  As an educator, Ben approaches electronic music as a multidisciplinary artform that unifies traditional song writing with sound design, arranging and audio engineering.Β  By focusing primarily on creative strategies and philosophy, his workshops and classes aim to enable and inspire musicians of all backgrounds and skill levels, regardless of what instruments or software they use.

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Tutorials In This Course

Module 1 – Introduction

Module 2 – Composite Sound Design
– Operator Velocity
– Instrument Rack Zones
– Foley Layering in Sampler
– Sampler Instrument Design
– Analog Bass Line

Module 3 – Sampler Glitch Instrument Design

Module 4 – Transition Development

Module 5 – PsyTrance In Bass Music
– Intro to Multi-Genre Music
– PsyTrance Design
– Transition Design

Module 6 – Drop Design
– Encanti’s Unified Electronic Music Production Theory

Module 7 – The Signature ZEE Sound
– Patching Cakewalk Z3ta+2
– Corpus with Sidechaining
– iZotope Trash 2
– Resampling

Module 8 – Flourishes
– Resampling from Frozen
– Glitchy Vox for the Drop
– Tape Stops with Sampler
– Clip Mutes with Drop Bass Fills
– Foley Decoration

Module 9 – Mixing / Outro
– Bass Balance
– Group Brightening a/ Trash 2 and Multiband Dynamics
– Disguised Motivic Continuity
– Outro and Final Playthrough.

Software Used In This Course & System Requirements

Software Used In This Course:

  • Ableton Live
  • Z3ta+2
  • Devious Machines Texture
  • Kilohearts Disperser
  • iZotope Ozone 8
  • Izotope Thrash 2

System Requirements:

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

Additional information


Composition & Music Theory, Mixing & Mastering, Start To Finish, Synthesis & Sound Design






Advanced, Intermediate


Ableton Live, Devious Machine Texture, Isotope Thrash 2, Izotope Ozone 8, Kilohearts Disperser, Z3ta+2


$19.99 USD / month

Cancel Any Time. No Contracts.