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The Music Producer's Ultimate Guide to FL Studio 20

By : Joshua Au-Yeung
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The Music Producer's Ultimate Guide to FL Studio 20

By: Joshua Au-Yeung

Overview of this book

FL Studio is a cutting-edge software music production environment and an extremely powerful and easy-to-use tool for creating music. This book will give you everything you need to produce music with FL Studio like a professional. You'll begin by exploring FL Studio 20's vast array of tools, and discover best practices, tips, and tricks for creating music. You'll then learn how to set up your studio environment, create a beat, compose a melody and chord progression, mix sounds with effects, and export songs. As you advance, you'll find out how to use tools such as the Piano roll, mixer console, audio envelopes, types of compression, equalizers, vocoders, vocal chops, and tools for increasing stereo width. The book introduces you to mixing best practices, and shows you how to master your songs. Along the way, you'll explore glitch effects and create your own instruments and custom-designed effect chains. You'll also cover ZGameEditor Visualizer, a tool used for creating reactive visuals for your songs. Finally, you'll learn how to register, sell, and promote your music. By the end of this FL Studio book, you'll be able to utilize cutting-edge tools to fuel your creative ideas, mix music effectively, and publish your songs.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Section 1:Getting Up and Running with FL Studio
Section 2:Music Production Fundamentals
Section 3:Postproduction and Publishing Your Music


Our book has come to an end…but your music journey has just begun. If you can put theory into practice, you now have above and beyond what you need to produce songs and start rocking your music career.

I hope you had a fascinating time learning about music production throughout this book. You're now up to date with the latest and greatest cutting-edge tools on the market. A few decades ago, people couldn't even imagine doing what you're now capable of.

A few final thoughts:

Music is meant to be shared. You can take influences from lots of sources and combine them to make something original. If you need ideas, try combining genres.

When you make something, be proud of it. Having a little ego at stake makes you strive to be better. Make something that you care about.

If your music isn't connecting, try changing the context the music is delivered in. Often the presentation of your music shapes how it gets received.

Create lots of...