Posts with tag hip-hop

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Making Trap - Just What Exactly Makes A Track Trap? This Video Tells All

The secrets of making Trap are revealed in this video... sound selection, programming techniques and even where you should look for your musical influences. Watch now to break down the genre of Trap!

Five Tips For Creating Hip Hop Loops

Creating hip hop loops for yourself or to sell commercially can be great fun. Here are some tip tips to help you get hipping, hopping, and hopefully not stopping.

Tips For Creating Perfect Melodies For Hip Hop Trap

Take a trip into Trap with Atlanta producer Booker Edwards as he breaks down how to create melodies and sequences that embody the very essence of this hip hop style.

This Browser-Based Sampler Lets You Make Hip Hop Loops With Your QWERTY Keyboard

I think I've just found my Friday distraction. Creating hip hop loops from awesome samples using your computer keyboard has probably never felt so good thanks to Sample Stitch.

A Brief History of Music, Part 1: Hip Hop

Beginning our new series exploring musical genres and the influential artists and songs that have characterised and inspired us, Hollin Jones uncovers the beginnings of Hip Hop.

Download Free SampleScience Hip Hop Library, Da Vinyl Box

Fancy downloading an eclectic range of 263 instrumental samples ideal for Hip Hop? SampleScience's Da Vinyl Box is just a click away.

Toontrack Release EZX Hip Hop, a Beat Machine Feast

The Hip Hop EZX from Toontrack is a massive EZX that explores all aspects of Hip Hop drums and percussion. It's probably one of the most comprehensive sets ever created for the genre. Check it out.

FREE Drum Loops: Hip-Hop Attack Pack from AskAudio Mag

Welcome to #3 of free Xmas gifts for you!! Today you've got free drum loops from master sound designer, G. W. Childs. The focus is on low end, smooth and edgy hip hip drums. Enjoy!

7 Tips for Mixing and Mastering Hip Hop

So, you've recorded and arranged your Hip Hop track. Now it's time to mix and master it. Here's Hollin Jones with 7 tips to help make your track stand out from the crowd.

Ableton for Hip Hop, Part 3

In part 3 series on producing Hip Hop in Ableton Live, G. W. Childs shows how to make your own beats using Ableton Live's drum rack in an unusual way.

Ableton Live for Hip-Hop, Part 2

In part 2 of this 4 part series on producing Hip Hop in Ableton Live, G. W. Childs explains the process and shows how to build the initial loop. Stay tuned for part 4 in this series coming soon!

Ableton for Hip-Hop, Part 1

In part 1 of this series on producing Hip Hop in Ableton Live, G. W. Childs explains the process and shows how to build the initial loop. Stay tuned for part 2 in this series coming soon!

Programming Laid Back Hip Hop Beats In Logic Pro

When it comes to creating drum parts, Ultrabeat provides a ton of suitable sounds for almost any musical style. And for programming the patterns? Mo Volans steps up with a laid back hip hop pattern.

Hype up your Hip-Hop Hi-Hats in Reason

In some of the recent Hip-Hop tracks I've heard, specifically Waka Flocka Flame, I've been seriously impressed with the hi-hat programming that has been taking place. Instead of regular 8 beats, and 1

Quick Tip: Creating Project Templates in Logic 9

When musical inspiration strikes are you prepared? So, you've got a musical idea and you want to put that idea in Logic the last thing you want is to lose that potential hit track while setting up you