How To Create Visuals For Electronic Music Mixes, Tracks And Sets

The music is booming, the people are screaming and cheering, the lights and lasers are penetrating, the fog is fogging, the people are ecstatic, but there are no visuals? In a lot of electronic music you will visuals set up on the screen. On the screen there can be numerous things that are coinciding with … Continue reading How To Create Visuals For Electronic Music Mixes, Tracks And Sets

How To Use The Circle Of Fifths For Electronica Music

Background When I started making music at a very young age I had no real idea how music was created. I started around 13 years of age. I gradually learned my way around. Picked up some piano lessons. I learned a lot of classical piano material but I wondered how this was going to help … Continue reading How To Use The Circle Of Fifths For Electronica Music

How to Improve Your Music Making Workflow In FL Studio

These are some my tips that I commonly use in my workflow that always boost my workflow. It makes everything flow smoother. A lot of these come down to shortcuts and other tools. Some of these bits of advice can be found on different DAW but you will have to discover your specific DAW. I've … Continue reading How to Improve Your Music Making Workflow In FL Studio

New Track: Encephalon Limb From Limb. Electro Industrial Compilation

  Encephalon has released a new track for Electronic Saviors IV: Retaliation. It's a compilation record of electronic and industrial music featuring various artists. Give it up for Ottawa's Music! https://metropolisrecords.bandcamp.com/album/electronic-saviors-iv-retaliation The track opens with a seemingly basic yet infectious bass line. There's a blend between synthetic and acoustic drum sounds. As the bassline progresses … Continue reading New Track: Encephalon Limb From Limb. Electro Industrial Compilation

How To Make Video Game Theme Music

Video Game Music I've always been fascinated and passionate by music in video games. I think games that came from the 90's had some of the most melodically inclined and musically sophisticated music. When you ask to someone to recite a memorable pieces of music they very quickly whistle out a tune from Super Mario … Continue reading How To Make Video Game Theme Music

NEW ALBUM: Acidchains (2016) Ottawa Music [Electronica, IDM, Synthpop]

Acidchains Acidchains is a pseudonym. Acidchains is 21st Century Rave-pop music. I started of writing under the alias Acidchains title around Spring 2014 and I had more than 50 tracks set. I uploaded a bunch of tracks on acidchains soundcloud. Originally, I didn't want to share anyone. I requested genuine feedback from the public and not from people I know. I wanted to keep it to myself. But I decided to share it anyway.

Understanding The Frequency Spectrum: The Art Of Mixing (Video)

Spectrum One way to begin to comprehend and interpret sounds and their frequency range is by selecting sounds in your everyday life. Select the sound in your everyday life and interpret the sound and determine whether it's in the Sub-woofer territory Below 80hz for example. Does it have more of a thump around 100-300hz. More … Continue reading Understanding The Frequency Spectrum: The Art Of Mixing (Video)

How To Create A Deep House Track

I love exploring different styles of music. I've worked with different house music before. Deep house music is one of those style that I've been meaning to try. Deep house music is a style that has evolved from the mid-90's. Tempo is typically at 120 bpm to 128 bpm. It seems the style from the … Continue reading How To Create A Deep House Track

How To Create Electronica IDM On The Spot Using A Korg Keyboard

Most people receive or are rewarded a graduation ring for high school, which I think is silly. But my parents decided to purchase a Korg workstation when I graduated. These things are not cheap. This thing weighs about 40 pounds. Pure beef. King Korg Not to be confused with the Korg I used while playing … Continue reading How To Create Electronica IDM On The Spot Using A Korg Keyboard

How To Tighten Up The Kickdrum For Electronic Music: Compression, Layering and EQ

One of the critical elements of electronic music is the Kick drum. Most modern electronic music typically has a 4-on-Floor vibe to it. This is true for Electro-House, Techno, Trance and many more EDM genres. So many different styles of electronics use this ingredient. From tr-808 drum machines to 909's the boom-boom-boom-boom backbone electronic music is … Continue reading How To Tighten Up The Kickdrum For Electronic Music: Compression, Layering and EQ

How I Remixed The Aphex Twin

Aphex Twin Remixes I always have drawn inspiration Aphex Twin. That is no question. I still believe with his Druqks LP it sometimes may be overlooked and often argued it wasn't as good as his earlier material. But I find there’s so much to look into musically. I have done several remixes on Aphex Twin material without using … Continue reading How I Remixed The Aphex Twin