About GratuiTous

Riley Weller (GratuiTous) - Recognized FL Studio Trainer

Hey thanks for visiting my website to learn FL Studio!

I’m GratuiTous (Riley Weller), a RECOGNIZED FL STUDIO TRAINER!

I’ve been teaching beatmaking since 2011!

My website offers FL Studio Courses and FL Studio Books..

I also host my FL Studio podcast called Music Production Made Simple!

I like creating various styles of beats, and like to teach new producers to become well-rounded, focusing on piano for producers, custom drum loops, arrangement, and organization.. but there’s much more in the platform.

Brand-New to FL Studio?

If you’re brand-new to FL Studio, my FL Studio Beginner page has so many valuable resources like What Version of FL Studio to Buy.

Piano Lessons for Producers

Did you know producers play piano different to classical players?

It’s true!   Beatmakers only need to know improvisation!

Explained on my Piano for Producers page.

Make Amazing Drum Loops

The Drum Corner by GratuiTous
Coming very soon..

Students often struggle with drum loops..

I created SAFE SPOTS, which breaks down sound placement, and the powerful free ORGANIC TOOLS inside any DAW.

SAFE SPOTS is drum loop training curriculum by GratuiTous, and contains a book, course, and additional premium drum samples.

 SAFE SPOTS Book – Image Example

Audio Painting.. What's That?

The secret of a professional beat is in its ARRANGEMENT!

Another beatmaking training concept I’ve created is Audio Painting, which is all about preparing the listener in your song..

How'd I Start Making Beats?
Is FL Studio the Best DAW?

GratuiTous FL Studio Beatmaking Studio

I was introduced to FL Studio around 2009.. I fell into the trap like many of you thinking, “Maybe another DAW is better”..

I was wasting time and decided to make FL Studio my main DAW.

FL Studio provides LIFETIME FREE UPDATES, and has a phenomenal workflow once you understand what’s going on..

To get started, you can Learn what version of FL Studio to buy

Did You Have Prior Music Knowledge before Becoming a Professional Producer?

GratuiTous-Logo - (Studio Background)

My mom enrolled me into piano as a child for 1-2 years..

I found it so boring, and quit.. I couldn’t have been happier..

GratuiTous Buzz Cut as a Child
GratuiTous at 5 1/2 years old.. my mom’s writing 😂


Once I discovered beatmaking, I knew piano was important..

But, I didn’t really know how to play, because I quit piano lessons!

After my piano for producers story, I eventually took off!

How to Make Money as a Music Producer who Doesn't Sell Beats?

In my early years I sold beats (worked with a GRAMMY-Nominated Artist) but learned this was wrong regarding the Gospel.. because music teaching Jesus is in a different playing field..

In other words, it’s selling the word of God which should be free..

Learn more in this podcast episode.

Music Production Made Simple Podcast

I decided to teach music production instead.  It’s been amazing, and I’ve built awesome relationships with students.

I originally started with Beatstruggles.com, but now everything is merged into itsGratuiTous.com to keep things simple 🙂

Beatstruggles Logo Hat
All my FL Studio Training is now on this website, itsGratuiTous.com 🙂

Popular Tracks by GratuiTous:

How to Learn FL Studio
with GratuiTous..

Subscribe on YouTube, or watch my FL Studio Beginner Training.

For the best experience, follow my COURSE PATHWAYS:

COURSE PATHWAYS - GratuiTous' FL Studio Training Platform

Since there’s over 30 FL Studio courses in the platform, it’s overwhelming where to start..

Simply follow COURSE PATHWAYS starting at “beginner”, and you will learn beatmaking fundamentals step-by-step in an organized curriculum.. Students have seen great results in 3 months!

Members also gain access to my QUESTIONS AREA.

Questions Area - itsGratuiTous.com FL Studio Training
QUESTIONS AREA: I try to respond back daily!

Still Have Questions for Me?

My #1 suggestion is to SLOW IT DOWN!

Be careful of “GEAR LUST”..

YouTube is all about “clicks” and “views”..

When you are new.. you’ll get sucked into thinking you need all these tools, and become SUPER UNORGANIZED.

I keep things SIMPLE.. and teach students on-going here.

Simply CONTACT ME here!

Online FL Studio Lessons:

Yes, you can book a 1 hour FL Studio lesson!

FL Studio Lessons - 1-ON-1 Private Video Beatmaking Lessons
FL Studio Lessons with GratuiTous (Recognized FL Studio Trainer)

A Fun Fact About GratuiTous..

I was an electrician for 10 years in Canada!

However.. I knew beatmaking was my true passion.

Becoming-an-Electrician.com Logo - Riley Weller
I also run a blog called Becoming-an-Electrician.com
A Big Electrical Switch (Maybe 600-1200amps!)
A Big Electrical Switch
Preparing a big 12x12 electrical boxes for EMT pipe to connect to.
Pipe bending!!!

Matthew 24:24 (King James Version)

24 For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.

GratuiTous is a FL Studio Trainer
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FL Studio Beginner Book by Riley Weller (GratuiTous) - eBook Front Cover

FL Studio Beginner Book!

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GratuiTous (Riley Weller) is a Recognized FL Studio Trainer with over 30 Beatmaking Courses. He writes Beatmaking Books, hosts the Music Production Made Simple Podcast, and helps students with FL Studio Lessons. He also makes lots of his own music!
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