Singer, songwriter, and producer Elohim sat down with us to share her five tips on how to make the best music that you possibly can in the studio.
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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.
We flip the music from Lupin the Third, Princess Minerva, and Blue Exorcist to demonstrate how anime OSTs can spark creativity and inspire us to create something new.
In celebration of spooky season, we did some virtual crate digging to flip four unique horror movie soundtracks into hard-hitting beats.
Get a firsthand look into the basics of arranging lo-fi house rhythms, chord progressions, and basslines in Ableton Live.
We explore how you can build a beat that features string instruments in nuanced and interesting ways.
We uncover the phenomenon that’s behind analog warmth and break down how you can introduce its adored sound to your own music.
Learn about what parallel compression is and how you can use it to glue your sounds together while preserving transients and dynamics.
Get a firsthand look into the basics of arranging boom bap rhythms, chord progressions, and scratch sounds in Ableton Live.
Let’s talk about what skeuomorphism is, how the principle is applied in audio plugins, and why it still matters in 2021 and beyond.
Let’s take a look at how we can use emulation plugins to create a vocal chain that’s both adaptable and affordable.
Explore the when, how, and why you should (or shouldn’t) apply vocal compression.