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Old vs New - Tips for Upgrading Your Beatmaking Setup

Old vs New - Tips for Upgrading Your Beatmaking Setup

I recently saw a video featuring the Beatminerz where they reminisce about how they put together some of their most famous beats - everything with the Boot Camp Clik and even how they worked with Eminem back in the day. What I noticed though was what they had in their home. They have lots of old ...

Build Top Notch Beats with Segments

Build Top Notch Beats with Segments

"You have to listen to this song", he said. "I had all their albums back in the day and this song was amazing". The first thing I did was go on YouTube and look up the song "Tower" by the band called Angel. They were popular years ago (not on a superstar level), but I gave it a listen anyway. The...

10 Great Beat Making Tips for Beginners

10 Great Beat Making Tips for Beginners

Even with all the music production and beatmaking information right at your fingertips, it can still be difficult to figure out how to get started making beats. If you're a beginner, you might find tips but those same tips may be too advanced for you at this point, so this article is all about simpl...

The Ultimate Guide on How to Make Beats

The Ultimate Guide on How to Make Beats

Making beats has evolved over the years from being a simple drum loop with the occasional sound added in, to full-on music productions that could rival any genre. I have often been asked the most basic questions from people that are new to beatmaking, as well as seasoned veterans. Because of this, i...

4 Ways Any Beatmaker Can End Their Beat

4 Ways Any Beatmaker Can End Their Beat

Beatmaking is always evolving. Sure, making a beat can be very simple and quick for some, but that's if you want to continue doing the norm and not challenge yourself to do something new, or possibly change the entire beatmaking game. However, one thing that remains constant with beats is how the...

5 Tips You Can Use to Improve Your Music Production

5 Tips You Can Use to Improve Your Music Production

You can never have enough tips and tutorials when dealing with music production, so I put together a list of 5 tips you can start using right now. With all of the software options available today, it can be difficult to choose which digital audio workstation you should use. Sonar, Cubase, Ableton...

5 Ways to Make Beats That Will Sell

5 Ways to Make Beats That Will Sell

For some, making beats is a hobby and for others, it's big business. If you want to make money selling beats, then there are a few things you should consider first. Forget about just making a beat, uploading it somewhere and then spamming Twitter all day. That is not beat selling. What you need to d...

How to Hide Your Music Samples in Plain Sight

How to Hide Your Music Samples in Plain Sight

The Hip Hop beats that we all hear today are nowhere near as influential as the beats of yesteryear, and for one good reason - the music industry's greed. I could go on about the industry and how producers and musicians are not able to express themselves freely as they once did. For Hip Hop produ...

5 Hip Hop Production Tips That You Can Start Using Today

5 Hip Hop Production Tips That You Can Start Using Today

There are plenty of tutorials about music production that are very good, but sometimes it's best to read about something aimed more at Hip Hop. In this article, I offer 5 tips that you can start using in your own productions, from sampling, to using filters, and more. Whether you're making beats or ...

Improve Your Mixes By Learning New Tips, Tricks, and Secrets

Improve Your Mixes By Learning New Tips, Tricks, and Secrets

One of the most challenging things about music production is the mixing process. For some, it's not that complicated because they have a lot of experience and knowledge on the subject, but for the rest of us, it's hit or miss. Most of us, including myself, prefer to just make beats and produce music...

3 Ways To Keep Your Beats Fresh

3 Ways To Keep Your Beats Fresh

Making beats and producing music is a way to express yourself like no other. It’s fun, at the same time frustrating, but it’s also fulfilling. However, your beats could get stale real quick if not kept in check, so it’s always best to change things up. Here are 3 ways to keep them fresh. It’s...

5 Tips For Having A Productive Session In A Recording Studio

5 Tips For Having A Productive Session In A Recording Studio

The time may come one day when you will want to record your music in a professional recording studio. Making beats and recording an artist at home is all well and good, but at one point or another, you will want to take things to another level. When recording in a professional studio, there are s...

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