WhoSampled: Chris Read on the Art and History of Sampling Music
WhoSampled is the leading destination for sample-based music, covers, and remixes, housing the world’s most comprehensive database of music. Chris Read, the Head of Content at WhoSampled, opens up about what drives this powerhouse of a music discovery service.
Ableton Drum Rack in 5 Minutes
Learn how to create your own Drum Rack patches in Ableton Live in just five minutes with this video tutorial from Erik Hawkins.
Splice Studio Makes Remote Music Production Collaboration Easier
Berklee Online music production instructor Erik Hawkins teamed up with his students to test out the remote collaboration program, Splice Sounds.
Ableton Live Music Production Tricks
Learn Ableton Live music production tricks in this series of free video tutorials by Berklee Online instructors Erin Barra and Brian Funk.
Brian Funk is AfroDJMac, and Always in the Mood for Music
When Brian Funk first filmed an Ableton tutorial in his basement five years ago, he wanted to maintain his anonymity. So the high school English teacher put on sunglasses and dubbed himself AfroDJMac.
Brian Funk Ableton Live Tutorial: Making Drums that Don't Sound Robotic
Berklee Online instructor and Ableton Certified Trainer Brian Funk (AKA AfroDJMac) demonstrates how to make an electronic beat that feels more human.
Simple Sound Design Techniques in Reason
Berklee Online instructor Erik Hawkins shares techniques for easy sound design in Reason and ways to help to develop your voice as a music producer.
Stutter Edit Plug-in by BT: How-to
The Stutter Edit plug-in, conceived and developed over the past fifteen years by pioneering electronic music artist and composer, BT, is pretty amazing.
Sidechain Compression in Pro Tools and Reason
Sidechain compression is a wonderful production trick. Originally, it was used to duck music behind an announcer’s voice on the radio.