Making Hip Step

Making Hip Step

INTRODUCTION   Here we are, walking through another hip-hop production process. This time, we are diving into a more synthetic, darker type of hip-hop, hip step. This is an increasingly popular style that features many cliche techniques such as fast hi-hats and...
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...
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...
5 Tips to Improve Your Mixing Skills

5 Tips to Improve Your Mixing Skills

Let us say that you have finished your recording and pre-mixing processes, and you are entirely satisfied with the results. Now it is the right time to dive deeper into the mixing part, which is the core of a good sounding track. You can record your instruments with...
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...