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...
Friendly Stereo Sub

Friendly Stereo Sub

  As most sub-bases are mono, there is a shortage of tips & techniques for creating stereo sub-basses. Therefore, here I will walk you through how I made a patch in FM8 and why I chose the settings I did. It is meant to be used in a booming Hip Hop or Pop...
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...