Technique

Jamie xx – Girl

By popular demand, we deconstruct the arrangements of tracks to see what we can learn from their structure. In our latest deconstruction we tackle a more complex arrangement, replete with two-bar turnarounds, heavy…

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Lonely At The Top?
Garage Bass

Synth Secrets is a series of programming tutorials in which we show how to make a range of classic and new synth sounds using plugins such as Massive, Sylenth and Predator. In our…

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Retro Garage

In the latest Beat Dissected, it's all…

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Help! A Mastering Dilemma
Loose Disco

In the latest Beat Dissected, we program a disco beat inspired by the tight, raw drum sounds of classic late 70s and early 80s recordings. Beat Dissected is a regular…

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Tiga – Bugatti

By popular demand, we deconstruct the arrangements of a series of tracks to see what we can learn from their structure. We start with one of the biggest tracks of 2014.…

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Building Better Beats
Simple Jackin’ House

In the latest instalment of Beat Dissected,…

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Old-School House Chords

Synth Secrets is a series of programming tutorials in which we show how to make a range of classic and new synth sounds using plugins such as Massive, Sylenth and Predator. In the…

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Organic 80s Disco

In the latest instalment of Beat Dissected, we build a disco beat with 80s character and an organic feel. Beat Dissected is a regular series in which we deconstruct drum patterns,…

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Dirty FM Bass

We continue our exploration of FM synthesis…

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Reese Bass Redux
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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