We explore how to recreate the iconic vocal sounds of Daft Punk, Kanye West, and more using iZotope’s VocalSynth 2.
We explore the different elements that go into an effective synth lead sound by recreating the instrument in Bag Raiders’ “Shooting Stars.”
Producers / educators Bad Snacks and J3PO give us an inside look into how they use RC-20 in their own creative processes.
Get a firsthand look into the basics of arranging lo-fi house rhythms, chord progressions, and basslines in Ableton Live.
In order to put its versatility to the test, we challenged ourselves to try making a full track using nothing but Xfer Record’s Serum.
We explore seven ways to make our tracks more unique, spanning everything from music theory techniques to sound design tricks.
Spanning lush reverbs to gritty distortion units, these high-quality free effects plugins will help you take your productions to the next level.
Explore four concepts that will help you add interest to your chord progressions without altering their core structure.
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.
Let’s break down how vacuum tubes work in the simplest terms possible, and discuss why they were (and continue to be) relevant.
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.