Future bass is an umbrella term for a genre or technique in electronic dance music emphasizing modulated synthesizer bass sounds.

Charateristics

The sound waves are often modulated using automation or low-frequency oscillation controlling the cutoff of an audio filter (typically a low- or high-pass filter), or the wave's amplitude, to adjust the waveform (to create a ‘wobbly’ effect on its parameters). In addition, it is common to utilize a somewhat "twinkly"-sounding gradual rise in pitch during "risers" (gradual pre-drop buildups of white noise), and arpeggio chords, vocal chops, or vocoders.

Artists

  • Wave Racer
  • Porter Robinson
  • Flume
  • RL Grime
  • Lido
  • Cashmere Cat 
  • The Chainsmokers
  • Louis the Child
  • Marshmello
  • Martin Garrix
  • Mura Masa
  • Boombox Cartel
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