Songwriter, vocalist, and producer Nick Ward tells us about his creative process and three ways producers can craft their own sonic identity.
Veteran producer and beat maker krs. discusses some of the most important music production tips he has picked up across his career.
From adding flavor to hi-hat rolls to making use of foley in creative ways, we explore five music production techniques for improving our drums.
Up-and-coming producer Xavi gives us an inside look into how he produced the beat for Ariana Grande’s chart-topping single, “34+35.”
Learn about how to create original drum patterns in genres spanning lo-fi hip hop to metal, and download our free MIDI files to dive even deeper.
From manipulating velocity to adding ghost notes, learn about three key techniques that will help you humanize your MIDI drums.
In this tutorial video, learn how you can create chords, hooks, and beats in Ableton Live 10 without any extensive experience with music theory.
Sarah, The Illstrumentalist gives us an inside look into how she crafted a lo-fi hip hop beat using Serato Sample and Splice Sounds.
In this tutorial video, we walk through how you can use Impact XT to sequence your very own beat in Studio One 5.
In this tutorial video, we walk through how you can build a Drum Rack to sequence your very own beat in Ableton Live Lite.
We demonstrate how you can drag and drop samples into Logic Pro X’s Drum Machine Designer to create your own custom kit.
We explore the 8 levels of 808s, spanning everything from basic sustains and glides to uncharted realms of 808 enlightenment.