LLusion on remote sessions and producing “After the Tone” with UPSAHL

LLusion is a beatmaker and producer who’s perhaps best known for his viral lo-fi and funk remixes.

However, the California-based producer also has an incredible knack for creating infectious original tunes. In the video above, LLusion dropped by our YouTube channel to discuss how he crafted “After the Tone,” his new collaborative track featuring indie pop sensation UPSAHL. Check it out to see him dive into the DAW to discuss specific samples, creative decisions, and the overall experience of making music remotely in 2022.

What was your favorite production insight from LLusion? Who would you like to see make a guest appearance on the Splice YouTube channel next? Let us know in the comments section of the video, and explore all of the loops and one-shots used in “After the Tone” here, in addition to the key ingredients of LLusion’s other popular productions.

Incorporate the sounds used in “After the Tone” into your own productions:

January 29, 2022

Harrison Shimazu

Harrison Shimazu is a composer, content strategist, and writer who’s passionate about democratizing music creation and education. He leads the Splice blog and produces vocaloid music as Namaboku.