DLMT Track From Scratch TUTORIAL
DLMT breaks down his workflow, teaches you the importance of finding your own sound and shows you how to mix and master your record.
For the past few years, Dan Balamut (DLMT) has been steadily making his mark on house music. With hard-hitting bass lines fused with euphoric and melodic vocals, his sound has quickly become a staple in the industry.
DLMT’s first taste of success came in the form of his breakout hit “So Cold”. The song, which debuted on Armada in early 2019, set the benchmark for his future sound, spending 15 weeks on the Billboard Dance/Mix Show Airplay Chart before eventually claiming the #1 spot.
With recent releases via Big Beat, Ultra Records, Musical Freedom, Spinnin’ Records and several other tastemaker labels such as Enhanced Music, Armada, and Dim Mak, the future continues to shine extra bright for DLMT.
In this course, DLMT breaks down his workflow and teaches you the importance of finding your own sound. He then shows you how to carefully craft an impactful tune, how to get your drums pumping, and how to add a little flourish to make your song stand out from the rest. Then, you’ll get a thorough breakdown on how to properly mix and master your record so that it’s ready for dance floors around the world.
Total runtime: 2hrs 13mins
Downloadable resources included
DLMT Track from Scratch
- Chapter 1: Who Is DLMT?
DLMT kicks off with what to expect from the course, his favorite plugins, and the importance of finding your own sound.
- Chapter 2: Constructing the Drums
Using his DAW template and through a combination of loops and one-shots, watch DLMT find the groove he’ll use as the backbone of the song.
- Chapter 3: Crafting the Bass
DLMT shows you how to develop a bass sound that cuts through in the mix without taking up too much space.
- Chapter 4: Composing Melodies and Building a Buildup
DLMT takes you on a deep dive into how to compose a melody for your song, using some infectious piano to create a summery sound.
- Chapter 5: Creating Atmosphere and Structure
Learn how to create an atmosphere in your song to bring it to life, with drum fills to add texture and transition between sections.
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- Chapter 6: Going Sample Hunting
DLMT takes you on a tour of his sample library, showing you how to add vocal samples and effects elements to your arrangement.
- Chapter 7: Mixing & Arranging, Pt. 1
DLMT starts with the buildup, using effects and processing to craft an exciting lead-up to what we’ve all been waiting for: the drop.
- Chapter 8: Mixing & Arranging, Pt. 2
With the buildup in place, the Nexus synth takes center stage as DLMT focuses on adding background melodies and other elements.
- Chapter 9: The Song Takes Shape
In this chapter, you’ll learn how to go through your song and find the little details that help bring your vision fully into focus.
- Chapter 10: Developing the Drop
Learn how saturation gives the pianos some extra color and depth. Then see how to layer lead instruments to give your drop extra punch.
- Chapter 11: Last Steps
In this chapter, you’ll learn the final steps you need to take to prepare your song for final mixing and mastering.
- Chapter 12: Final Mixing and Mastering
DLMT takes you through mixing and mastering. After final tweaks to the arrangement, you’ll learn the importance of EQ and stereo imaging.
File Size [3.64 GB]