Add Sharpness to Your Piano Chord Progression

Add Sharpness to Your Piano Chord Progression

In House music, the piano is a very important element. It’s the key ingredient in a wide range of dance floor hits. When it comes to House music, the piano riff (or progression) is a two, three, or four-chord sequence that is played rhythmically and...
5 Tips For Mixing on Headphones

5 Tips For Mixing on Headphones

Arguments exist and will stand against mixing music on headphones. However, that hasn’t prevented many professional artists, engineers, and producers from doing so. It’s not ideal, and there is an increased chance of unintentionally creating issues as...
Modern Dubstep Leads

Modern Dubstep Leads

As Dubstep evolved from earth-shaking sub-focused grooves to screechy madness, it gave birth to some basses that have become standard repertoire for producers. Although they have, frankly, been overused, it is useful to know how to recreate them. They can give your...

The Synthesizer (Part 1)

The synthesizer is a musical instrument that produces sound by using one or more electric generators such as valves or oscillators. It’s a device capable of producing sinusoidal, rectangular, or triangular sound signals at the output. A synthesizer relies solely...
How to Easily Make a Hardstyle Lead

How to Easily Make a Hardstyle Lead

Hardstyle is a genre of electronic dance music that originated from Gabber in the early 2000’s. Although Hardstyle uses mostly recycled elements from this predecessor, it does not feature the violent themes and much more aggressive sound design that Hardcore Gabber...