Make Music Day

Make Music Day

  Make Music Day is a day of public music entertainment and immersion sponsored by the National Association of Music Merchants, or NAMM. Inspired by the Fête de la Musique in France, over 700 cities in over 120 countries have joined the celebration, which is on...
Create Your Unique Drum Fill

Create Your Unique Drum Fill

A drum fill is a brief phrase inserted into a drum track’s main groove. It often appears every eight or sixteen bars and energizes the transition between song sections or sub-sections. A common practice in electronic music production is to select a drum fill...

Deep House

Deep house, a subgenre of house music, was born out of Chicago house music and 1980s jazz-funk and soul. Its origins are attributed to the music of Larry Heard. Heard released Mystery of Love in 1985 under the moniker “Mr. Fingers”. Thus, he set the stage...

Grime

Grime is a sub-genre of electronic music that originated in the early 2000s in London. It evolved from the style known as UK garage and incorporates elements of jungle, dancehall, and hip hop. The style is characterized by fast, syncopated breakbeats, typically at a...

UK Garage

UK garage, known as UKG, is an electronic dance music genre that debuted in England in the early to mid-1990s. Since then it has spread around the world. Garage house was the genre’s primary influence, although it also combines elements of R&B, jungle, and...