Crafting Extended Mixes: A Guide to Effective Track Construction

Music producer in his studio crafting extended mixes.

Creative blocks, those pesky obstacles that can paralyze even the most seasoned techno producers, can be conquered. In this article, we will explore practical strategies to reignite your creative spark and navigate the often challenging world of techno production.

Building Your Home Music Studio: A Step-by-Step Guide

How things should look after building your home studio

Creative blocks, those pesky obstacles that can paralyze even the most seasoned techno producers, can be conquered. In this article, we will explore practical strategies to reignite your creative spark and navigate the often challenging world of techno production.

Unveiling the Emotional Spectrum Through Musical Scales

WomenUnveiling the emotional spectrum through musical scales

Creative blocks, those pesky obstacles that can paralyze even the most seasoned techno producers, can be conquered. In this article, we will explore practical strategies to reignite your creative spark and navigate the often challenging world of techno production.

Diva, the plugin you need and you don’t realise it!

diva sound design for classic trance

When you hear Diva by U-he the first thing that comes to mind is most likely melodic techno or melodic house. While diva I widely used in these genres for its top notch analog emulation it is not entirely useless when it comes to trance music or other genres too. Especially when you are looking for those classic pad, lead or bass sounds you hear in tracks by Gouryella, 4 Strings, Ferry Corsten, Rank 1, Armin van Buuren and many other artists.

Mastering the Art of the Perfect Radio Edit: Insights from Spotify Curators

In today’s digital age, making your music stand out from the crowd can be a daunting task. Spotify, one of the world’s leading music streaming platforms, plays a pivotal role in the journey of emerging artists seeking recognition and success. But how does Spotify curate its playlists, and what can artists do to ensure their […]

Eurodance and its importance in 2020’s electronic dance music

photos of famous eurodance artists

Reading the title probably makes you wonder (in case you were born after 2000 of course) what Euro Dance is, why are you putting this article on an edm course’s page? I promise you, it will all make sense by the end of this article. It is 1992, I am only 6 years old standing […]

Top 5 AI Tools For Working With Vocals

“AI is here! Everybody be aware! It’s coming for your job, it’s coming for your livelihood and it will translate what your dog is really thinking!” This article is not really about that even though it might be partially true. AI is still a computer program that does what we tell it to do and […]

TOP 5 BEST Free VST Plugins For Music Production

When it comes to free VST plugins people are usually really suspicious about the quality of these plugins and rightfully so. In fact, there are a lot of free plugins that sound really bad and are completely useless. Regardless, you shouldn’t let this stop you from trying free plugins because you never know when you’ll stumble […]

Bedroom Producers: What is a bedroom producer?

Crappy and barely working PC, set of DJ headphones with the cheapest of cheap midi keyboard snugly laying on the IKEA dining desk in the corner of a room with my 2 siblings sharing the space size of an office cubicle. If that is or was you then you are a definition of a “bedroom […]

Analog Digital Didgeridoo in Vital! 🫣

Can you make Analog sounds using Vital? In this tutorial where I dive deep into the world of sound design using VITAL VST we’ll be creating an Analog sounding Digital Didgeridoo preset, a unique sound that can add a new dimension to your music production.

Why Music Producers Should Never Give Up…

I was just finishing primary school and started attending high school. I remember all I wanted to do when coming home from school was to watch Stargate, play video games, and make music! I wanted to make music like I heard on the radio so I worked my ass off to make it happen. So […]

Making a Tech Trance dirty Kick – Studio session

In this Ableton Live session we dive deep into the realm of tech trance making that dirty sounding tech trance kick many are after! Join me as we explore the secrets behind crafting that sought-after dirty sounding tech trance kick, known to captivate audiences and ignite dance floors. Throughout the video, I am finding out […]

Do I Need Studio Monitors?

DIY Electronic Music Production Studio

The short answer is… well, let me walk you through this a bit. This age-old question is tricky but by the end of this article, you’ll be able to make the decision for yourself.   Making my first beats back in 1998 in a bedroom shared with two sisters using a tiny study/studio table was obviously […]

Better sounding tracks? Do This!💪

Learn how to make Electronic Music with ReOrder

Believe it or not, when I started my music production journey there wasn’t youtube, tutorials, or online tutors. I know this sounds strange (especially if you are a millennial) but there was no such thing as online! The daily reality was to grab a floppy disk with 1,5 MB memory, save a bunch of samples […]