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The Chainsmokers - “Something Just Like This (ft. Coldplay) Track Analysis

The Chainsmokers Production Secrets – "Something Just Like This (ft. Coldplay)"

The Chainsmokers - “Something Just Like This (ft. Coldplay)” has racked up over 3 billion collective streams across YouTube, Spotify, and SoundCloud. It’s been placed in countless playlists, played at thousands of parties, streamed on the radio and played at massive festivals. So what makes it work so well?

In this professional track analysis we'll be going in-depth into the song-writing, music theory and arrangement of "The Chainsmokers – Something Just Like This (ft. Coldplay)”, so you can gain exclusive insight into their techniques.

...AND we've included a bonus section on sound design so you can try re-creating some of the elements yourself (a GREAT way to learn)! Read on below…

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How to Make Electronic Music (step-by-step guide)

If you want to learn how to make electronic music, getting started can seem a bit daunting. Here are 19 steps to take in 2020 that will get you on your way to the main stage!

Almost every producer runs into this realization at some point in their musical journey: Producing electronic music is way more complex than they'd originally thought.

If you're a new producer, it can seem overwhelming. The software is daunting, the process is a mystery, and it seems like there are an infinite number of choices (spoiler: there are) - where do you even begin?

I remember that feeling, and I want to help ease that pain  - so I've laid out 19 steps to take as a new producer that'll leave you with a completed song idea and get you started on your journey.

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