Layering Tips From Illenium, Brooks, Claude VonStroke and Hyperbits

In this tutorial we go through layering tips from Illenium, Nicky Romero, Brooks, Claude VonStroke and Hyperbits. Each artist provides their own unique perspective on how to layer basses or synths together, and goes through how they used this approach in one of their tracks. Links to all resources discussed In the Studio with Hyperbits: Creating 'Piana' Claude VonStroke Music Production ...

How to Not Suck at Producing with Underbelly of “You Suck at Producing”

In this episode of the podcast I speak with Underbelly, who is the mind behind the hit YouTube channel “You Suck at Producing.” If you’ve spent any time watching tutorials on YouTube, chances are you’ve come across his videos. Not only is he an amazing producer, but he’s also a very effective teacher. He releases production tutorials on his channel ...

Remix Techniques, Sidechain Tricks, and Successful Collaborations with Crystal Knives

This week on the podcast we spoke with Crystal Knives, real name Spencer Mutsch, who is quickly becoming very well known for his incredibly melodic bass-driven tracks. It was his ability to make really unique and catchy remixes that first caught my attention, but it should be no surprise that his original tracks are just as exceptional. During our discussion ...

Surgical EQ, Creating Huge Buildups, and Putting Your Drums In Key With IYFFE

IYFFE aka Pedro Alexander is quickly becoming known as one of Brazil's fastest-growing bass artists. He has releases on labels including Dim Mak, Monstercat, and Circus Records, and even won a remix competition scoring him a release on Skrillex's OWSLA label. In this episode we speak at depth about his songwriting process, how he processes sounds together, and even how ...

808 Processing Secrets

If you're a music producer, chances are you're pretty familiar with 808s. They have really become a staple of modern production, and can be heard in every kind of music from hip hop, trap, dubstep, and even contemporary metal. They can also be a challenge to mix, often competing with other elements such as the kick and the bass in ...