Producers like to modify the sound of snare drums/claps to make it more personal, which we can do with audio distortion effects. However, using a distortion effect on a snare drum/clap can be hard since the resulted sound can easily become an unusable noise. Moreover, we need to place an equalizer after using one or… Continue reading Use (Mix) a Distortion Effect on a Snare Drum/Clap
Every electronic dance music (EDM) genre started once with the first track (song) in that genre, which is also the case for trance. By knowing what the first trance track ever is, we can learn more about that genre, and it can help as a reference to judge other trance tracks.
There is many women’s rave clothing out there which you can buy in many different shops. In a way, there is maybe too many clothing and not everything shops sell as rave clothing is rave clothing. To make life easier, you can find here some common women’s rave clothing, which can help you to look… Continue reading Common women’s rave clothing
The TR-909 drums are very popular in EDM, but also outside EDM (for example, Madonna – Vogue). Obtaining a Roland TR-909 is not an option for most people since these machines are very rare and expensive. However, we can also make (program) similar drums with different tools, such as AudioRealism Drum Machine and D16 Group… Continue reading Make (Program) TR-909 Drums Without a Roland TR-909
Many elements of a song consist of music notes played by an instrument in a certain rhythm. Therefore, it can be useful to know how we can make such a rhythm.
A proud raver likes to show that he or she is a raver. People can make their rave style way more interesting by adding some details, like a few accessories. By knowing some common rave accessories, you can get more easily the style of a true raver. There many shops where you can buy rave… Continue reading Common rave accessories for true ravers
Some people use the term “club dance music,” but those people don’t always communicate about the same thing. When people use this term, I sometimes get the impression that they mean something like a music genre.
A chord progression can be the foundation for a full EDM song. Such a progression can be a guideline for one or more musical parts like a melody, but we can also use it as a musical part on its own. There is much theory about chord progressions, but the most common in EDM is… Continue reading A Basic Chord Progression Tutorial: Give Songs Harmony
If you want to learn about making electronic dance music, then you have to start somewhere. Some people like to start making music with some experimentation, and others buy something like a course or a book and start from here. What probably helps always in a way, is some information about the bare basics.