How to Easily Make a Hardstyle Lead

How to Easily Make a Hardstyle Lead

Hardstyle is a genre of electronic dance music that originated from Gabber in the early 2000’s. Although Hardstyle uses mostly recycled elements from this predecessor, it does not feature the violent themes and much more aggressive sound design that Hardcore Gabber...
Funky Synth Stab Tutorial

Funky Synth Stab Tutorial

Funk is a very distinct style of music based on R&B which emphasizes melodic chord progression and brings a strong groove. Old-fashioned funky sounds originating from the ’80s are coming back into modern music production. For this reason, in this tutorial,...
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...
How to Make a Layered Stereo Bass

How to Make a Layered Stereo Bass

If you have made your track with a lot of stereo elements and different panning positioning, the track might not sound good on a big sound system as it does on your studio monitors. This is especially problematic if you have used some stereo widening tools on the bass...
Utilizing the Step Sequencer in NI Massive

Utilizing the Step Sequencer in NI Massive

Massive by Native Instruments is a popular soft synth on the market. A lot of dubstep producers use it to make killer sounding drops. It is used frequently but it’s step sequencer is one thing that is under-utilized. In this tutorial, I will take you through the...