Darkcore

Darkcore  (Darkside Hardcore) is an electronic dance music subgenre of breakbeat hardcore originating in the early 1990s UK rave scene. It specifically took off in late 1992. Many acknowledge it as one of the primary forerunners of the drum and bass subgenre of music....
The Ultimate Guide to Digital Sampling

The Ultimate Guide to Digital Sampling

What is sampling?   In music, sampling is the act of taking a portion of one sound recording and reusing it as an instrument or an audio recording in a different song or piece. Certainly, sampling is an art form that has generated many musical genres and...
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...
Creating Liquid Drum and Bass Grooves

Creating Liquid Drum and Bass Grooves

INTRODUCTION   Drum & Bass is a very dynamic genre. It has evolved so much since the ’90s but is still grounded in acoustic elements. In this blog, I will walk through a more synthetic style of D&B – liquid D&B. For a more detailed walk-through...

Drum and Bass

Drum and Bass ( DnB, D&B, Drum n Bass) is an electronic music genre. It started in the UK rave scene (and its derivatives are darkcore and hardcore jungle). The genre eventually became one of the most well-known subgenres of electronic dance music. It also spread...