14 Best Uplifting Trance Production Tutorials You Must Watch
Hello Producers !
If you are looking for techniques and inspiration for trance music production, this post is just right for you ! I have made you a collection of the 14 best trance production tutorials I could find on YouTube, that were created by amateur or professional artists. These range from uplifting trance to progressive & psy trance, and the artists who produced these videos discuss a wide range of production techniques on various DAWs.
1. Uplifting Trance Tutorial – Basic Kick And Bass By Air Night
This FL Studio tutorial shows you the process used to create a 3 layer (hi bass, mid bass and sub bass) side-chained rolling uplifting trance bassline. It sounds quite good and the bassline has a nice drive, sitting well with the kick sound. Perfect to get you started !
2. Trance Bassline Tutorial By Adam Ellis
Adam Ellis is known for his banging / energetic trance productions. This tutorial for Trance Family UK includes the process used to get a powerful energetic trance bassline / kick / drums combination in Logic Pro. Sounds awesome. This is definitely aimed at the harder edge of trance. You’ll see everything from scratch up to the finished bassline.
3. Trance Bassline Layering
This is a Cubase Trance Production Tutorial focusing on the layering aspect of producing trance basslines. This shows how to get the typical rolling bassline in your trance production.
4. Gelardi’s Uplifting Trance Bassline Tutorial
An awesome bassline tutorial from Enhanced Recording producer Gelardi. This one is made in FL Studio, and shows you how to do a multi layer rolling bassline (2 hi bass – 2 mid bass – 1 sub bass) for uplifting trance, with a very smooth sound.
5. Simple Trance Bassline – FL Studio Tutorial
This bassline / drums / synth FL Studio project is built from scratch in this tutorial and sounds excellent ! Max Braiman has a series of great trance production tutorials and also included the FLP project for free. Check it out !
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6. Uplifting Trance Tutorial in FL Studio
This FL Studio tutorial shows you how to create big trance pads / chord leads for modern trance. Once again you’ll get the whole process from scratch, so this is definitely very instructive.
7. How To Make A Basic Trance Beat In Logic Pro X
This Logic Pro X tutorial focuses on creating a basic trance drum line, including kick, snare, clap, crash, open / closed hats. It deals with picking good sounds, drawing patterns that increase drive instead of decreasing it. Definitely a good watch !
8. Trance Drums Tutorial (Heatbeat)
Heatbeat are known for their big room style / modern EDM & trance sound and powerful club tracks. This is an FL studio tutorial that gives you exciting & actionable tips for layering kicks and getting a huge kick sound. Same thing with snares !
9. Trance Track From Scratch
This is another great tutorial from Max Braiman. He will show you how he buids a great sounding full trance production from scratch in FL Studio, using Reveal-Sound Spire as a synthesizer Inspiring & instructive for uplifting trance producers.
10. James Dymond – Siren’s Song (Overview)
Trance talent James Dymond shows us an FL Studio overview of his brilliant “Siren’s Song”. You will learn how James started off his track with the kick, then go through all of the different channels and hear his explanations on how he processed each individual track and why.
11. How To Make Trance Music (Cubase)
This is quite a comprehensive guide on putting together the different elements typically found in uplifting trance music. It’s a Cubase tutorial and it’s definitely worth watching if you’re stuck with your tracks.
12. Making A Full Trance Track Start To Finish
Once again, this Ableton Live tutorial shows you how the artist creates a whole trance production, starting from scratch, using various synths and an Access Virus TI. Quite a good watch in my opinion !
13. Uplifting Trance Template & Tutorial
This is an interactive YouTube video where you can select / isolate each channel to hear what it sounds like, and how it was processed in FL Studio. You can also get the project file from this tutorial. It also sounds excellent !
14. Sean Tyas In The Studio
In this Future Music video, Sean Tyas shows us how he created one of his recently released track’s bassline in Logic Pro, as well as the lead layers and bassline layers from his Vascotio – Verano remix. Very instructive as well !
That’s it for now everyone ! I hope you enjoyed this list of our favorite trance production tutorials. If you know any more good ones, feel free to contribute to the list by commenting below.