Using short bursts of frequency modulation as a sample kicks in is a great way to add bite and attack and help them stand out. Find out how it works in this short video.
The principles for quickly creating a computer chiptune style lead sound can be applied to any synthesizer. This short video explains how to do it for yourself.
If you've ever wondered how EDM producers create dynamics within their arrangements, this video on big break buildups will answer your questions!
Detroit is world famous for its electronic music scene, notably the fact that it was the birthplace of the techno movement. Here, Sara Simms delves into the history of Movement, its flagship festival.
Three friends from a small town changed the face of electronic music across the world. But how did it happen? Here's Sara Simms to tell the story.
Oscillators are at the heart of many kinds of synthesized sound. In this video you'll see how they can be tweaked to make better pads, or indeed many other types of patch.
It's a day every cat parent dreads... how to break it to your cat that life isn't all beats, basslines and biscuits?
Traktor's effects can be tailored to suit many kinds of music performance. Here, Sara Simms shares her secrets for great-sounding techno FX with audio examples.
Sytrus is great for all kinds of synth sounds but it's especially good for bass. Gary Hiebner walks you through creating a heavy bass patch.
Progressive House can be broken down and some core approaches, techniques and characteristics revealed. But what are they? Find out in this short video.
SuperSaw bass patches sound great in all kinds of EDM and many other styles to boot. Find out how to create one using Sytrus in FL Studio with expert trainer Gary Hiebner.
The Speed and Tempophone modes are two of the more esoteric Flex modes in Logic Pro X that won't be used much for traditional vocal and beat correction. But, for EDM beats they are incredibly useful.
One of the defining characteristics of many types of EDM is vocals that have been pitch shiften up or down. See how it’s done with this easy-to-follow video from Multiplier!
Bass House is a genre where your bassline has to be the centre of attention. Watch Adam Pollard (aka. Multiplier) explain how to capture your listeners’ ear and keep them interested.
If you've ever wondered what make Tech House... Tech House then this video from Multiplier looks to make it clearer using musical cues and examples.