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SLUMBERJACK on Transcending Genres & Writing To Movie Scenes

SLUMBERJACK are an electronic music duo from Perth, Australia. They are known for their percussive and cinematic take on subgenres across the spectrum of bass music. They initially took off around 2013 with the rise of trap music, garnering support from big acts in Australia and beyond. Their new album, DICHOTOMY, is out this Friday […] The post SLUMBERJACK...

Latency and CPU: 9 Tips To Optimize Your DAW Performance

We’ve all been there. You’re listening back to your tune in your DAW, checking the mixdown when suddenly everything cracks and stutters. Sound familiar? Then you’re probably having CPU issues. Your computer specs set the limits of what your DAW is able to process. However, there are many steps you can take to optimize your […] The post Latency and...

Subtractive Synthesis: The Complete Guide for Music Producers (2021)

Subtractive synthesis might sound like an obscure concept to you. Yet, it is one of the essential building blocks of sound design. And although it might seem overwhelming at first, it doesn’t have to be that way. This is why we’ve made this guide for you. Together we’ll run through: What subtractive synthesis is How […] The post Subtractive Synthesis:...

Audio Filters Explained: Low-Pass, High-Pass and Beyond

Audio filters are one of the most essential tricks in the producer’s toolkit. When used efficiently, they can provide clarity and space to your mix. However, it can be easy to over-complicate the use of filters and get lost in the terms. In this guide, we’ll tackle: What an audio filter is The basic parameters […] The post Audio Filters Explained:...

The Lydian Mode: A Secret Scale For More Colourful Music

Ever heard of the Lydian mode? Or the Lydian scale? 🤔 Chances are if you’re here, you may have. But you’re not sure how to write music using it. There’s a reason many artists across genres and styles (particularly in jazz-influenced music) have used it to add that extra splash of color in their tunes. […] The post The Lydian Mode: A Secret Scale For...

Drum Breaks: A Guide To Injecting Character into Your Music

Whether you are into house or jazz, chances are you’ve heard of the terms drum breaks or breakbeat. A drum break is a short instrumental (often percussive) section of a song, aimed at building anticipation. It can also function as a separation between parts of the song. Drum breaks were especially popular in both 70s […] The post Drum Breaks: A Guide...

Duskus on Creating Depth & Texture in Music

Duskus is a UK-born-and-raised producer who is currently between the US and UK. He is known for his experimental and futuristic take on electronic music, taking his beautiful melodic sound across the spectrum of subgenres. He’s had many releases over the years on labels like Monstercat, Alpha Pup & Foreign Family, and is currently signed […] The...

The Haas Effect: How To Make Any Mix Sound Huge

So, you want to know what the Haas effect is? Let’s start with a better question. Do you ever feel like elements in your mixes sound too thin and lack any depth? I know I have in the past, and no amount of EQ or gain staging could help me. Enter the Haas effect – […] The post The Haas Effect: How To Make Any Mix Sound Huge appeared first on EDMProd.

Sub-Bass: How To Get Thick Low-End In Your Music

You know that floor-shaking sound you hear in a club? That’s the sub-bass. If you’re making electronic music, sub-bass is integral to powerful low-end and professional sound. But how do you get it sounding good, without overpowering, distorting, or ruining your track? That’s why you’re here. So in this guide, we’ll answer: what actually is […] The...

TheFatRat on Death & Music Production

Christian AKA TheFatRat is a multi-genre EDM producer from Germany. He’s known for his approach to lifting copyright restrictions on his music, making it accessible for use on platforms like YouTube and much more. He’s consequently reached millions and billions of streams on his music and has had sync deals with games like DOTA 2 […] The post TheFatRat...

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