How To Meet Musicians And Artists In Your Area

Sometimes you need to bounce off ideas from new people, new friends and new musicians. Start off with a clean slate. If you feel like you are stagnating you may need to meet some new musicians. Perhaps moving and getting to know new people with new sets of ideas and views can help. One thing …

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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 …

New Track: Soma Sema – Artificial Heart (Nova Spire Remix)

Taking its inspiration from the minimal synth and coldwave genres of the 1980s, Soma Sema exists as the musical collaboration of Clara Hall (voice) and Th. Tot (machines). With interest and experience in working with other forms of music, including pop, drone and noise, Soma Sema seeks to simultaneously transcend and pay homage to the …

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 …

How To Reproduce The Tape Stop Effect In FL Studio

The tape stop effect is very common in electronic music and pop today. The way I hear it in music, it can be used to add fun, and a sense of drama to a track. As if it to say, the track has stopped - no it hasn't. And it continues. There are multiple ways you can reproduce a tape stop effect on fl studio you can use a tape stop effect in fl studio in multiple ways.

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 …

Nova Spire – Canadian Electronica Artist Music Video – As Above So Below – IDM-Braindance-Ambient

Here I'll share my most astounding videos that is IDM in nature. I have not released this track on any offical releases but it has succesful viewership and I believe it is one my most intricate and it is a unique out-the-box kind of track. I recall the creation the entirety of the track took approximately …

Encephalon – Psychogenesis (2015) – Review / Dissectional

Encephalon – Psychogenesis (2015) Psychogenesis Zero I like albums that take me on an adventure of sorts, to another world. These aren't just singles, this is definitely a cohesive album. This record does it for me. It serves it in various styles or genres but still with a core of electro-industrial and in ways that are compelling and unique unto itself. Influences on each track are diverse - which is what separates it all for me, through the multitude of influence you have something original and definitively Encephalon. We descend spiraling into a new setting, dark, cinematic, smashing idiosyncratically, hammering new time signatures on an acoustic drum set. There are thunderous sawtooth synths that pulsate and morph along to the rhythm. There’s a militant quality to it. A futuristic landscape.

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 …

How To Do A Simple Side-Chain Effect On FL Studio [Images]

I will share a simple lesson today, for FL Studio users. How to do a simple side-chain effect on FL Studio. A side chain effect, is an effect most commonly used in electro-house music and is becoming more popular in underground and mainstream club songs. The effect is that waving in and out of volume. …

Electronic and EDM Music in Ottawa, Canada

There’s actually a lot of interesting EDM music and artists in Ottawa, Canada. There is either an aspect of musicality or music production I appreciate. Apart from myself, there are plenty of sounds I’m really digging in my area, whether its through friends or acquaintances. People that I’ve discovered live or checked out online at …

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 …