Looking for a cure to the dreaded “Second Album Syndrome”? Look no further than Public Enemy’s brilliant 1988 sophomore release for answers.
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.
Soundfly course producer John Hull walks us through how he creates a Slice to MIDI preset in Ableton Live so you can build your own customized version.
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.
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.
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.
What makes these rapper-moguls so successful? It’s the lessons they’ve been able to bring from the business world into their career as artists.