Content Marketing @ Splice. Nick Chen is a producer, performer, and educator under the aliases "nickthechen" and "Enix."
In this video, we explore how we might go about producing a track at a gentle (to say the least) 20 BPM.
Write a song that incorporates tuplets to get your creativity flowing, and share your work to receive feedback from us and your peers.
Spanning spectrum analyzers to multi-band compressors, these 11 high-quality free effects plugins will help you take your productions to the next level.
We walk through how to sequence MIDI rhythm and lead guitar patterns that are both exciting and convincing.
From incorporating it in your live setup to playing a throwback game right on its interface, we explore some unique ways to use RC-20 Retro Color.
In this comprehensive walkthrough of RC-20, we dive into each FX module and explore how you can combine them to create some compelling timbres.
From exploring syncopation to incorporating pitch bend and grace notes, we overview four useful tips and techniques for crafting melodies.
Even if you’re not a vocalist, your voice can still be used as a powerful sampler instrument.
Let’s apply processing to drill sounds to turn them into synth pads and percussion one-shots that reflect the aesthetic of UK drill.
Humanizing your rhythms can help breathe life into them and achieve that enigmatic feeling we refer to as ‘groove.’
Get a firsthand look into the basics of creating future bass chord progressions, drum patterns, and basslines in Ableton.
See if you can recognize the instruments that are responsible for these ten distinctive sounds before we reveal the answer.