Liven the Groove With These 3 Techniques

Liven the Groove With These 3 Techniques

GROOVE IT UP   Personally, I feel that there are many things you can do as an electronic producer to make your MIDI sequences sound more life-like. Perhaps the most obvious is the use of different velocity levels. Also, there is also humanizing, a feature found...
West Coast Grooves – Composing Hip Hop Beats

West Coast Grooves – Composing Hip Hop Beats

As you probably already know, there are many clear differences between different types of hip-hop and rap. There is the dirty, bottle-poppin’ southern hip-hop, which is usually made up of synthetic elements. There is trap music, which features fast high-hats and a lot...

Groove Machine – Groovebox

What is a Groove Machine?   A groove machine is a hardware device that is something more than just a drum machine or sampler. Groove machines are optimized for pattern-based musical composition. Groove machines have a “tabletop” form factor, with the...