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 making
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.
Some thoughts on producing tracks with sample pack sounds as well as letting collaborators steer the production ship and open up new possibilities.
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.
Last month, I challenged myself to make a track using captured sounds from the golf course. Listen to my track and learn about my process here.
The right kick drum sound can make or break the energy of your song, and the way the rest of the instruments stand up in mixing. Here’s how to choose it.
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.
Learn about how producers today take “timeless” sounds and warp them in mixing to give their tracks retro familiarity, but also fresh modernity.