Technique

Daft Punk – Da Funk

By popular demand, we deconstruct the arrangements of tracks to see what we can learn from their structure. Having covered two more recent tracks in our first deconstructions, we turn our attentions…

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Caribou – Can’t Do Without You

By popular demand, we deconstruct the arrangements of…

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What Does Analogue Gear Do To Sounds?

Bruce Aisher explores the effects of analogue recording methods, explaining why they might be beneficial to your production process. On the face of it, there’s an interesting conundrum buried in…

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Subby Bass with U-He Ace
Low-End Theory

This week we tackle a wonky downtempo beat…

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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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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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Detuned Pad

We use Sylenth1 to create a detuned…

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Learning To Listen
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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Pitched Percussion

Synth Secrets is a series of programming…

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Garage Shuffle

In the latest Beat Dissected, we construct…

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303-Style Arpeggiator In Sylenth

This month we're creating an arpeggiated 303-style acid synth…

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Early 80s Groove

In the latest Beat Dissected, we explore…

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