Top and Bottom Arrangement – Alice

Watch more content like ‘Top and Bottom Arrangement with Biskuwi’ here: https://www.sonicacademy.com/ This week we’re joined by Techno and Deep House producer Alice – aka Biskuwi to check out her methods to help when arranging your track. Starting with a loop that is effectively the chorus, and using all the different elements in your track,…

Making the Drums from ‘Turn Out The Lights’ – Fred Again + Swedish House Mafia

Watch the entire course here: https://www.sonicacademy.com/courses/tech-tips-volume-82-with-protoculture It’s time for some more Tech Tips and Protoculture’s back to dissect the sound of Fred Again..! Here we look at the drums from the massive hits single with Swedish House Mafia – “Turn Out the Lights” Want more?? Then click the link at the top. Check it out!…

How To Set Up A Release Plan

Watch more videos like ‘How To Set Up A Release Plan with Haterade’ here: https://www.sonicacademy.com So you’ve created an awesome track – what next? Well, Haterade’s here with a quick video where he shares some tips on getting your track out of the studio and into the real world! From setting deadlines and getting in…

Should You Tune Your Kick?

Watch more videos like ‘Should You Tune Your Kick? with Kirk Degiorgio’ here: https://www.sonicacademy.com In this video, Kirk Degiorgio takes on the age-old argument of whether you should tune your kicks to the key of your track. Here we demonstrate why it can cause issues due to ‘phase cancellation’ and look at ways of solving…

Call and Response

Watch more videos like ‘Call and Response with Bluffmunkey’ here: https://www.sonicacademy.com In this quick video Bluffmunkey discusses the concept of using the call and response technique when writing tunes. Using a couple of examples, this is a useful way to create emotion and progression in a track by getting different parts ‘talking’ to each other,…

Dry/Wet Knob on ANY Plugin!

Taken from Tech Tips Volume 81 – Ableton Live Racks with Bluffmunkey – watch more here: https://www.sonicacademy.com/courses/tech-tips-volume-81-with-bluffmunkey Bluffmunkey’s back again with a set of new Ableton Tech Tips, and this time he’s looking at using Ableton’s Effects and Instrument Racks to speed up workflow and create your own reusable tools to use in your tracks.…

Basic Oscillators and Filters

Check out all the Tech Tips here: https://www.sonicacademy.com/courses/tech-tips-volume-80-with-bluffmunkey In these new set of Tech Tips, Bluffmunkey takes an in-depth look into synthesis to understand the different characteristics of what we hear so we know what to look for when designing our own presets. From classic analog oscillators and how different filters sound through to different…

Transitions! 🔥

Watch more videos like ‘Transitions with Haterade’ here: https://www.sonicacademy.com Aimed at beginners, Haterade’s back with a quick video looking at the importance of transitions to help build tension and guide the listener to where the track is heading. If you’ve got to the stage where you’ve arranged your different sections, for example, verse, breakdown, and…