We explore seven ways to make our tracks more unique, spanning everything from music theory techniques to sound design tricks.
Let’s explore what modular synthesis is and why its principles are worth exploring, regardless of whether you work with hardware or solely within the DAW.
We explore how you can build a beat that features string instruments in nuanced and interesting ways.
Let’s discuss how FM synthesis works, what makes it unique, and how you can incorporate its distinctive sound into your own music.
We recreate the iconic bassline from Dua Lipa’s “Don’t Start Now” using nothing but Astra, Splice’s new synthesizer.
Learn about what granular synthesis is and how you can use the technique to create immersive soundscapes out of simple one-shots.
Let’s discuss how wavetable synthesis works, what makes it unique, and how you can incorporate it into your own music.
In this video, we walk through how you can use acapellas as a creative tool to inspire new ideas for your productions.
Madame Gandhi tells us about her creative process, approach to sound design, advice for other producers, and more.
We explore the key ingredients that define lo-fi and house, and then build two quick demo tracks using Splice’s new Beatmaker and Astra plugins.
Let’s explore the key features, workflows, and capabilities of Astra, Splice’s all-new software synthesizer.
Let’s take a step beyond thinking about what we use, and explore ideas around how we can use both our time and our tools to create our best work.