Technique

The Essential Guide To Levels

Whether you produce entirely in the box or use a wealth of outboard gear, understanding levels is a must. From decibels to headroom, Bruce Aisher runs through the essentials. Decibels, VU…

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Reese Bass Redux
Rolling 2-Step

In the latest instalment of Beat Dissected, we create a rolling 2-step garage beat with heavy swing. Beat Dissected is a regular series in which we deconstruct drum patterns, showing…

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FM Electric Piano

Moving forward with our examination of FM…

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Cosmic Nu-Disco

In the latest instalment of Beat Dissected,…

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Help! Composition vs Sound Design

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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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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Lukid – ‘USSR’
Belleville Techno

In the latest instalment of Beat Dissected,…

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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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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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Complex Arps

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

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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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