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Top 10 worst DJing experiences

For some time, I’ve wanted to write a post about the worst DJing-related experiences I’ve had in my career.

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Just for the lols.
Finally found time to do it on the holiday.

Hope you enjoy.
Free/public post, so feel free to share!

“Legacy” (Metalheadz) video walkthrough

Now on Patreon: a walkthru video of my Metalheadz song, Legacy.
It’s the song of mine that’s got the most plays (if that matters at all).

Watch here.

I’m going thru the project and showing what’s happening, why, talking a bit about what I think makes a Metalheadz song, the importance of different song sections etc.

Class in session, so grab a classy brew and start making some notes.

“Should I limit my master?”

“Would there be any benefit to temporarily putting a limiter on the master in order to highlight any issues in the mix (I mean would it highlight anything too loud in the mix or annoying frequencies)?”

This is a good question, and I’m happy to answer this. Even if you’re not that interested in mastering, this can be useful, because it can kind of give you some feedback on your mix.

My detailed answer and thoughts on the matter can be found here on Patreon.

[video] Breakbeat masterclass: Rock Dirge

If you’re interested in breakbeat work, this video on Patreon should be up your alley.
I took a breakbeat I’ve been working recently and I’m going thru that.
Covering some of the basics like how I chop, what do I look for in a break, how you can change its vibe and so on.
Also talking about what makes a break, how they used to sound, how things started sounding later on in DNB, etc…just a break nerd lecturing for ya’ll.
I’ll also link you to the drum loop on Patreon. Continue reading Breakbeat masterclass: Rock Dirge

Techstep DNB beats with Alien Girl drums [video]

I recently did a nice session with a patron using a drumloop he gave me, which is the original drumloop that was used in the classic Alien Girl tune by Ed Rush, Optical and Fierce.

So here‘s me having a go with it, layering things a bit and doing some analog-modeled processing to glue the drums together more and add some energy and dirt to the sound.
Let’s get that low-level signal up for added body and full tone.

25 minutes of drumbreak nerdery, here you go!

Short Studio Session #1

The first episode of new miniseries, Short Studio Session, is now up!

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So in this series, I want to take a song I’m working on and go thru some things that I feel are interesting. Can be song structure, sound choices, plugins etc.
Aiming to keep more bite-sized than mega masterclass, so this is 24 minutes long.

In the first episode, talking about how to build a song from intro to its busy part and checking some useful plugins in the process, too.

Hope it gives you some ideas!