Technique

Deep Tech House

In the latest instalment of Beat Dissected, we create a techy house pattern with real depth. Beat Dissected is a regular series in which we deconstruct drum patterns, showing you…

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FM Electric Piano

Moving forward with our examination of FM…

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Grime Synth Basics

As grime undergoes a major resurgence, we demonstrate how to create some of the genre's staple synth sounds from scratch. In the early noughties grime’s raw sound seemed at odds…

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Cosmic Nu-Disco

In the latest instalment of Beat Dissected,…

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Lukid – ‘USSR’
An Introduction To FM Synthesis

Often dismissed as overly complex, FM synthesis isn't necessarily as difficult to get to grips with as its reputation might suggest. Join us as we take a look at the…

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Are You Sure You Want To Quit?

We scour our mailbox for the most deserving recipient of the Attack readership’s collective advice in the first experiment in crowdsourced answers to all kinds of production and creative problems.…

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Belleville Techno

In the latest instalment of Beat Dissected,…

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Complex Arps

Arpeggiators aren't just for simple chord parts. Bruce…

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Polished House

In our latest sound design and drum programming walkthrough we take a look at techniques used by some of the young British house producers enjoying crossover chart success. Beat Dissected…

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Ten Tips For Better Drums

Bruce Aisher runs through ten essential tips for getting the most from your drums. Sub-mix Compression While there is often a lot of focus on compressing individual sounds or even…

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Raw French House

In our latest drum programming and sound…

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‘Your Love’ Synths Deconstructed
21st-Century Chicago House

Our latest drum programming and sound design…

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Help! How To Finish Tracks
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