Shoumik Shetty

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American Parents Don't Want Their Kids to Get Tattoos for 3 Major Reasons

Moms and dads are still pretty uncool, but there's plenty of room for change.<p>The phrase “Hey mom, I want to get a tattoo” is enough to strike fear …

Parenting

A New Method For Having Lucid Dreams Has Been Discovered by Scientists

Would you try it?<p>They're incredible. Amazing. Magical. But perhaps the most fantastic thing about lucid dreams – in which the dreamer becomes aware …

Consciousness

Let’s produce 07: Deep House Vibe 2

Hello producers, how’s it going? In Episode 07 from Let’s produce we’ll be covering another Deep House Beat. This episode is also available in video …

The Art Of The Remix

What's the secret to a truly great remix? Kristan Caryl asked five of our favourite masters to discuss their approach and explain the magic …

Slave To The Rhythm: 11 Essential Drum Techniques

Jonny Strinati walks through 11 essential drum techniques, from programming hi-hat patterns to compressing kicks.Drum Layering Techniques in Ableton …

Mysterious Mecca-Based Ambient Techno Producer MSYLMA Has Come Into Our Lives

"Sworn Star Sites" EP up on Soundcloud<p>Vent is a Cairo dance club that brings in some of the biggest names in electronic music. It also features some of the Middle East's best up-and-coming producers, one of which is the Mecca-based MSYLMA who posted an EP <i>Sworn Star Sites</i> to SoundCloud earlier this …

Big House

In the latest Beat Dissected, we create a bold, in-your-face house beat with a contemporary sound. Beat Dissected is a regular series in which we …

Minimal House

In the latest Beat Dissected, we construct a minimal house beat with a scattering of percussive hits to give it character and keep it interesting. …

Watch a beautiful meditation on the function of music

As co-host of the American public radio show Radiolab, Jad Nicholas Abumrad is usually in the business of giving you sounds on their own. You provide …

This dummy’s guide to making techno is oddly compelling to watch

How simple is techno – that genre that seems unstoppable, from Asia to Antarctica? It’s simple enough that it can be reduced to … six steps. No, kind …

Generating Techno Chords

<i>Synth Secrets is a series of programming tutorials in which we show how to make a range of classic and new synth sounds using plugins such as</i> …

10 sounds that define modern club music – and the stories behind them

<b>What are the most iconic sounds in dance music and where do they come from? This is a guide to the sounds that have defined the club, from the humble</b> …

Dirty Tech House

<i>In this instalment of Beat Dissected, we will create a dirty tech house beat from drum machine samples.</i> Beat Dissected is a regular series in which …

DJ Boring – ‘Winona’

<i>DJ Boring's 'Winona' is an archetypal lo-fi house production. We deconstruct it to find out what makes the mix work.</i> In the Deconstructed series, we …

How to use advanced mixing tricks to carve out your own sonic identity

<b>MIXING WEEK</b><b>: Although sound design, sample selection, composition and arrangement all form the artistic content and structure of your music, it’s the</b> …

Martin Garrix offers 5-minute melody writing tutorial: WATCH

You could be playing Main Stages in no time…<p>Martin Garrix offered fans and critics alike a view at his song-writing process this week during the …

Mammut is free software that does completely insane things to sounds

From the darkest arts in auditory alchemy, you can find gems like Mammut, a free tool that will utterly mangle digital audio into forms beautiful and …

How To Spice up your Sidechain using Ducking, Pumping and Gating

<b>Whilst they may sound like some sort of new fangled dance moves, ducking, pumping and gating are in fact useful and creative audio production</b> …

Compression For Beginners 01 - What Is A Compressor

Quick Tip: How to Create Interesting Drum Patterns Quickly

Here is a quick and effective way of creating original and complex drum patterns spontaneously. I am using Logic, but the concept is not DAW specific.<p>…

50 Pro Tips For Breathing Life Into Your Electronic Music

<b>You know the feeling when you listen to a well-produced electronic track: Everything about it seems to burst with energy, each of the elements twist</b> …

Episode 1: Compression and Equalization Basics

Welcome back to <i>Dancing Astronaut Studios with Dubspot</i>! My first two weeks of Dubspot Online courses have been going great, introducing basic mixing …

How To Add Energy To a Track with Transitions | HTMEM

<i>Transitions are bridges for energy!</i><p>—<p>Let’s take a look at a more conceptual part of music production – <b>Energy</b>.<p><i>Energy is the lifeblood of your song.</i> …

Music Theory: The TL;DR version

For too long the EDM world has overlooked theory, or only superficially skimmed the surface. This post is the first in a comprehensive, in-depth look …

Can Science Provide The Secret To A Great ‘Essential Mix’?

Some DJs either have it or they don’t. Some DJs spend 5 minutes learning how to work <b>Traktor</b> and others will slowly learn the art form, while taking …

The Ultimate Synthesizer Tutorial

“Syntorial is the most direct route between hearing a sound in your head and knowing how to bring it to life.”<p>– Electronic Musician …

Mixing 101: Techniques for Starting the Mix Process

If you watch an experienced mixer sit down to mix, you may wonder how he decides exactly what needs to be done, and in what order to approach the …

11 practical ways to improve your song arrangements

<b>Arrangement is one of the trickiest aspects of music production to get right. Abandoning the comfort of the eight-bar loop to strike out into the</b> …

Produce A Track From Start To Finish – The Ultimate Guide

<b>It’s time for the ultimate advice on music production: how to produce a track, from start to finish! We have top tips from the pros and advice to get</b> …

Ableton Live Tutorial: Advanced Guide to Sampler

Ableton is renowned for its ability to manipulate audio, but with so many forward-thinking options often the old-skool techniques and functions get …