We lay out some of the best reasons why all musicians and producers working at home right now need to pick up a MIDI controller.
Tag: beat making
Rapper Drakeo The Ruler is currently being held in jail as he awaits a further trial, but while there, he may have created 2020’s best album with JoogSzn.
A quick look at what quantizing is, and when or when not to use it when making beats, producing tracks, and mixing songs.
Sometimes it helps to get out of the DAW and mess around with some synths, samplers, and drum machines. Here are our ten favorite affordable pieces of gear.
In this interview with Ableton’s Dennis Desantis, we explore the concept of learning online, how hands-on and personal electronic music is, and much more.
If you feel like you’ve been making the same beat over and over again, or you’re suffering from a severe case of “beat block,” this one’s for you!
You might be an expert at programming drum beats, but if you think back on your favorite songs, they all probably have much stronger melodies and chords.
If you’re like us, you’re probably sitting around your kitchen right now thinking about what kind of snare sounds you can get out of that whisk over there.
Making world-class beats doesn’t just mean having or developing talent. Speed, quantity, and an optimized workflow are common amongst all the greats!
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).