Technique

Chugging Analogue Techno

In the latest instalment of Beat Dissected, we drop the tempo for a slow, chugging analogue techno beat. Beat Dissected is a regular series in which we deconstruct drum patterns,…

More
Building Better Beats
Bored of 4/4: Other Time Signatures In Dance Music

In our latest Passing Notes article, dance music theory expert Oliver Curry explains why it's OK for producers to break away from the conventional 4/4 time signature now and again. The…

More
Simple Jackin’ House

In the latest instalment of Beat Dissected,…

More
Dirty FM Bass

We continue our exploration of FM synthesis…

More
Big Room House

In the latest instalment of Beat Dissected, we construct a big room monster. Beat Dissected is a regular series in which we deconstruct drum patterns, showing you how to recreate them in…

More
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…

More
Reese Bass Redux
FM Electric Piano

Moving forward with our examination of FM…

More
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…

More
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.…

More
Cosmic Nu-Disco

In the latest instalment of Beat Dissected,…

More
Lukid – ‘USSR’
Belleville Techno

In the latest instalment of Beat Dissected,…

More
Complex Arps

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

More
Back to top