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...
Beats like Butter – Creating Contemporary R&B

Beats like Butter – Creating Contemporary R&B

INTRODUCTION   Today I will show you how I made the beat for this Nicki Minaj and Drake-style track in SoundBridge using Native Instruments Battery 4 and Waves plug-ins.     Here is what the beat sounds like by itself…     GENERAL TIPS  ...