8 Bar EDM Buildup

8 Bar EDM Buildup

INTRODUCTION There is no drop without anticipation. A drop without a buildup is like a good ending to a bad movie. There are many different styles and lengths of buildups but the most popular are 8 and 16 bar EDM buildups. In this tutorial I will walk through the...
Zippy Pop Lead

Zippy Pop Lead

INTRODUCTION It’s tough to make a successful instrumental piece of music these days. Vocals reign supreme. Just about every song on the radio has vocals, up front and focussed. The reason it is so difficult to replace the role of vocals with an instrument is their...
How to Make Massive Layered Build-Ups

How to Make Massive Layered Build-Ups

Build-ups are one of the essential elements of today’s dance music. They drive the track forward, introduce an uplifting feeling, and raise the overall energy level. Surely you will agree that making a layered build-up can be never-ending fun. Nevertheless, sometimes...
How to Make an Awesome Bassline – 5 Essential Tips

How to Make an Awesome Bassline – 5 Essential Tips

Bassline represents the core of every modern song. Whether it’s subtle or highly exaggerated, without it, contemporary music would sound deficient. If we try to explain it, a basic definition would be the following: Bassline is a low pitched instrumental part of...