With a minimalist music style such as hip-hop, the slightest change or variation on an established musical theme can have a deep impact. Here’s how.
Tag: beat maker
Here’s our Top Five track submissions from our June monthly challenge to create a sample-based beat out of a ridiculous recorded family argument.
Practicing your skills as a hip-hop producer? Here’s my best advice for how to start writing trap beats to shop around with vocalists and rappers.
A powerful OpEd on hearing familiarity through artificial musical boundaries and what happens when we look at our own aesthetic tastes under a microscope.
This Soundfly alumni student breaks down why he prefers producing music with the non-linear workflow of FL Studio over Ableton and other DAWs.
In Soundfly’s new course, The Art of Hip-Hop Production, you’ll learn the nuances of producing beats, arranging tracks, and creative sampling techniques.
We count down and break down our ten favorite hip-hop beats of 2018 to find out what’s going on inside them and why they’re still so good.
In this edition of “Talking Points,” producer and beat maker Kaytranada talks about his grooves, his influences, and his upbringing, and we boil it down!
This article originally appeared on Ethan Hein’s blog. This video recently made the rounds on Facebook.…
It had been two hours of staring at a screen, writer’s block was setting in. And then it hit us… A trap song about marine biology. The rest is history.