See how Anderson .Paak uses his Blade.
With so many amazing plugins at our disposal these days, finding enough time to learn how to use all these new tools can be a real challenge.
Today we will give you several guidelines on how to be creative with your send FX chains.
How to create a typical one-key chord sound of the “soft-keys” variant.
In this new installment of our patch design series, we are going to show you how to create that classic "organic" bass sound often heard in contemporary house tracks.
We will explore Spire's internal sequencer and see how to create a tweak-able percussion sequence/loop typical of "Future House".
Dig in and read here for a guide to creating "Tropical House" style leads & synth patches.
Loops can be a great starting point for our creative process.
Making music on a computer is easier than ever before; however, if you’re just getting started, it can seem like an uphill battle.
Learn the elements to creating a perfect mix--and the easy mistakes most producers make by accident.
There are many common pitfalls every producer makes, learn from others' mistakes & ensure you don't too!
Turn your bedroom into a pro studio with this guide from our friends at Lifehacker.
EDMProd.com highlights 100+ essential tips that provide the perfect jumping off point for any new producer.
In this tutorial series, we will show you how to create a Future-House style bass from scratch with Reveal Sound's Spire virtual synthesizer.
SimSynth is one of Image-Line and FL Studio's most powerful soft-synths---emulating the warm, vintage sounds of the MiniMoog with Oberheim-style filters.
See how layering your synth sounds can lead to a rich & full sound.
Getting the vocals for our track to sound good is our obvious first priority.
You've probably asked yourself why your tracks don't sound like (your favorite producer)?
Filters are undeniably important in modern music production and performance.
So you wanna produce dubstep--don't we all?
One of the most common misconceptions that I see new music producers make involves getting their tracks ready for mastering, specifically when it comes to how loud their mixes are and understan...
So you're looking to beef up your drums eh?
Compression is one of the most commonly used (and misunderstood) audio processing techniques in modern recording.
If you’re confused by the terms: ‘digital clocking’, ‘word clock’ or ‘jitter’, we are here to help.
"Happy" by Pharrell Williams is a true feat of production mastering minimalism.
Most professional producers will remind you to complete your tracks & to focus on songwriting first, followed by further mixing & FX thereafter.
Here are new ways producers are creating heavy kick and bass elements to build a solid foundation for their tracks.
Building a live performance setup can be a complicated and daunting task.
A go-to tool to break up the monotony from your repeated lead & bass melodies, pads serve as rich, stereo melodic elements that fill your frequency spectrum up for a fuller mix.
Everybody wants to have soul-shaking, booming bass that makes their listeners’ hair stand on end.
Although delay is one of the most common effects, it's still one of the most effective.
Mixing vocals may be the most important part of mixing a track.
Using the two programs together can be especially attractive for producers who create their own music.
Once drums have been programmed, there's a little behind the scenes work that needs to be done to create massive drums.
This article series will unfold in several stages, with each phase covering one particular aspect of the ITB mixing process.
Most raw sounds occupy an unnecessarily wide range of the overall frequency spectrum.
It is often the case that some of the sounds in a mix happen to occupy too much stereo space.
Music theory is an imperative practice that will help you to apply your creative juices to the technical side music production.
New Years Eve is by far the most important (and often highest paid) night of the year for DJs.
Proper studio monitor setup is critical to ensuring your productions sound top notch.
The Noise Gate is a classic tool in music production, yet numerous music producers don’t realize the power and potential that lies within this simple function.
Recording live sets is a must for any aspiring DJ. A well recorded set can be applied not only towards marketing efforts, but also for self improvement. It can be tricky setting this up in a li...
Digital Recording is far from being a new technology, yet the argument still exists as to what gives a better sound; Analogue or Digital equipment.
Getting a well rounded, wholesome bass sound in a new song is much more difficult than you’d think.
At first, deep house might seem like a simple style to produce, however, there's much more to it than you'd expect.