Monthly Archives: October 2016

EDM chords

How To Make Chords

Learning how to make chords will help you QUICKLY take your compositions to the next level.

I don’t know about you, but I’ve often struggled to come up with original and soul-grabbing chords in my tracks. Sure, you can use ready-made loops and stick them together, or listen to (and copy) existing tracks you love, but having a basic grasp of how to put your OWN chords together from scratch opens up a whole new world of original possibilities...

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EDM Mixing Tips

30 Mixdown Tips & Techniques for Instantly Improving Your Electronic Dance Music

In this post we’re going to delve into my top 30 techniques for mixing EDM - although really the principals apply to mixing any genre of music.

Mixing is the blending together of all the elements of a track to make it sound cohesive and balanced. It's the phase in music production before mastering. There's a lot to learn - and it takes practise - but with some fundamentals under your belt you'll be crafting better mixes in no time. Here are some of the very best techniques I've picked up over the years...

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