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How to Make Beats - Part 8: What's Next?

How to Make Beats - Part 8: What's Next?

* This is part 8 of an 8-part series of articles on how to make beats. Mostly aimed at beginners, even experience beat makers can benefit from thes...

How to Make Beats - Part 7: Creating a Bassline

How to Make Beats - Part 7: Creating a Bassline

* This is part 7 of an 8-part series of articles on how to make beats. Mostly aimed at beginners, even experience beat makers can benefit from thes...

How to Make Beats - Part 6: Your First Melody

How to Make Beats - Part 6: Your First Melody

* This is part 6 of an 8-part series of articles on how to make beats. Mostly aimed at beginners, even experience beat makers can benefit from thes...

How to Make Beats - Part 5: Start With Drums

How to Make Beats - Part 5: Start With Drums

* This is part 5 of an 8-part series of articles on how to make beats. Mostly aimed at beginners, even experience beat makers can benefit from thes...

How to Make Beats - Part 4: Bars & Loops

How to Make Beats - Part 4: Bars & Loops

* This is part 4 of an 8-part series of articles on how to make beats. Mostly aimed at beginners, even experience beat makers can benefit from thes...

How to Make Beats – Part 3: Learn Your Setup

How to Make Beats – Part 3: Learn Your Setup

* This is part 3 of an 8-part series of articles on how to make beats. Mostly aimed at beginners, even experience beat makers can benefit from these...

How to Make Beats – Part 2: Your Setup

How to Make Beats – Part 2: Your Setup

* This is part 2 of an 8-part series of articles on how to make beats. Mostly aimed at beginners, even experience beat makers can benefit from thes...

How to Make Beats – Part 1: Getting Started

How to Make Beats – Part 1: Getting Started

* This is an 8-part series of articles on how to make beats. Mostly aimed at beginners, even experience beat makers can benefit from these articles...

A Case for How Sampling Can Be Legalized in the Music Industry

A Case for How Sampling Can Be Legalized in the Music Industry

Introduction Sampling. It's what Hip Hop was founded on. From deejays spinning breaks from famous records, to producers piecing together sounds f...

5 Different Ways to Kick Off a Beat

5 Different Ways to Kick Off a Beat

Take a look at the last ten beats you made and pay attention to how they start off. All of them drop right into the hook? Each and every one of them s...

5 Ways to Make Your Beats More Exciting

5 Ways to Make Your Beats More Exciting

We all get to that point where our beats sound dope but they’re just lacking some excitement. Most producers will immediately search for some sort ...

When Your Beat Doesn't Go as Planned

When Your Beat Doesn't Go as Planned

I've often preached that you should make beats that just come naturally. Everyone has their own way of making beats and their own style, but there a...