We explore the 8 levels of 808s, spanning everything from basic sustains and glides to uncharted realms of 808 enlightenment.
We explore seven tips that are relevant to producers of all levels, from drum programming and chord progression techniques to sound selection and workflow tricks.
Learn how to make beats for a song with this in-depth guide, where we cover everything from the tools you’ll need to how to sequence your own rhythms.
Have some fun creating beats away from your DAW with our YouTube ‘Beatmaker’—simply press the number keys on your computer keyboard to play.
Hang, pantam, UFO drum—these names all belong to the handpan, a relatively new family of percussive instruments that share a unique, hypnotic sound.
Spanning longtime legends to up-and-comers, here are ten drummers who you should absolutely subscribe to on YouTube.
In this beat making challenge, we flip two Christmas songs (The Emotions’ “What Do The Lonely Do At Christmas?” and Issac Hayes’ “The Mistletoe and Me”) into smooth beats in FL Studio.
Learn about the key features, workflows, and capabilities of XO, XLN Audio’s one-of-a-kind drum programming plugin.
Join us as we take an in-depth look at the origin, structure, function, and more of five instruments from South India.
Learn about five influential rhythms that have shaped a wide array of genres and styles across the globe.
In this installment of In the Loop, we walk through how to recreate the grooves in The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights,” SZA’s “Good Days,” and Cardi B’s “Up.”
Learn about what polyrhythms are, popular use cases of the technique, and why you should care about them as a music producer.