Skrillex Badman Lead

Skrillex Badman Lead

The world of EDM seems to be spiraling into a vortex of growling basses and screechy leads. And, although you should look for ways to diversify and find your own voice, it’s helpful to understand how some of these popular sounds are created. In this article, I’ll be...
Healthy Stereo Width

Healthy Stereo Width

The art of audio mixing is dynamic in nature. As technology develops and musical trends come and go, new mixing techniques are introduced and developed. Stereo imaging has been an important topic since the early 1970s, when nearly the entirety of monophonic master...
Transition Effects

Transition Effects

The structure is an often overlooked but significant aspect of EDM tracks. It can tell us whether a track is more likely to be featured in Clubs or on the radio. What’s more, depending on how the producer approaches it, the way a track is structured can be...
A Quick Guide to Designing Dubstep Drums

A Quick Guide to Designing Dubstep Drums

  Good drum mixing is a telltale sign of mature production and often the first thing labels will focus on when listening to a demo. With the status that house music has reached in recent years, artists and sample companies have been quick to saturate the market...
Drum and Bass Elements

Drum and Bass Elements

Drum and bass music grew out of the UK underground rave scene in the ’90s. Since then, it has branched off into countless sub-genres and derivations, each with their artists and varying levels of prominence. Despite a complex set of influences and roots tied in Funk,...