The way out of the 8-bar loop

When composing electronic music many people compose an 8-bar loop, but then get stuck, unsure about how to do any proper musical storytelling from that point forward. Let’s talk about a simple workflow for breaking that mental block, and how to think more in terms of tension & release 💥

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0:00 Everyone gets stuck in the 8 bar loop
0:32 An example of a loop
1:22 What to do once you have a good loop
2:00 Building tension and release
2:45 Creating a musical moment of release
4:10 The Reversed Reverb technique
7:08 The Foundations course

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