From sound selection through arrangement, beat-making and mixing techniques, here's everything you need to know about producing hip hop in Logic Pro X.
Che Pope's career is the stuff of most peoples' dreams - he's worked with Kanye West, Lauryn Hill, Hans Zimmer and many other leading artists. We spoke to him about how he approaches his craft.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fancy downloading an eclectic range of 263 instrumental samples ideal for Hip Hop? SampleScience's Da Vinyl Box is just a click away.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.