We caught up with the “Sample Clearance Queen” herself, Deborah Mannis-Gardner, to discuss how to make beats the legal way (and avoid and issues).
Tag: beat maker
Here’s a quick and easy lesson culled from our mentored online course, Beat Making in Ableton Live, on how to get a shuffle feel in your quantized beat.
Check out these 7 amazing electronic producers making waves in North America, even if they hail all the way from Asia, Africa, and South America!
In Soundfly’s new course, Modern Pop Vocal Production, you’ll how to produce vocals at home that sound modern, polished, and professional.
In this post, an excerpt of one of the lessons in Soundfly’s Hip-Hop Production course, we go over two ways to use bass lines in hip-hop beats.
Watch me perform on a new hybrid playable hardware instrument that approaches solving some of my biggest performance issues with digital music.
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.
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.