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.
Direct-to-fan social platforms allow rappers to communicate their art immediately and directly, no middlemen and no waiting. Here’s how they’re doing it.
Kanye West released 5 albums this summer, all of them feature exactly 7 songs. What’s the deal with this new format, and what does it say about our future?
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!