In this 8-part course, shows you how to get started with FL Studio. Drawing on years as a producer and educator and arguably FL Studios most well known tutor, lays down the essentials of the software in this entry level course on FL Studio. From the basics of the interface and core features and functions; to how to route sounds, apply FX and work with FL Studio’s synths and piano roll; To arrangement and automation, mastering and rendering. This course was designed to get you up and running as quickly as possible with plenty of tips and tricks from his personal workflow.
Fundamentals of FL Studio: Overview Samples Mixer
This video does a quick walk through of basic UI features and identifies the primary repository for stock samples inside FL 12 and how to route them as individual channels into the mixer.
FX and Routing
In this video we’ll look at how to add effects plugins to a sound routed to a mixer insert as well as how to route inserts into other inserts to create sends or busses.
Synths and The Piano Roll
Getting into more melodic territory, we’ll look at one way of adding new synth plugins into the channel rack and putting in midi notes using the Piano Roll.
The Playlist and Arrangement
Having made a bunch of patterns, we’ll now go over how to arrange these patterns in the playlist to actually create loops and tracks.
Here’s a look at how to use built in settings in channels to turn anything into an arpeggiator.
Mixing, Mastering and More
Automation and Sidechaining
This video looks at the primary methods of automation for parameters in FL 12 as well as one very important application: ducking. Also known as sidechaining.
Mastering and Compression
Now we’ll look at what compressors are and what they even do. Focusing mostly on basic mastering principles.
Rendering and Setting
Having built your newbie masterpiece, this video will show you how to render your track and what the settings mean for doing so.