Will, Author at EDM Tips

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How to Create EMOTIONS with MELODIES

Knowing how to manipulate people’s emotions is a superpower that can be used for good or for evil. Melodies are one of the most powerful ways we can do that. In this blog, we will explore five emotions that can be created using melodies. But before we dive into that, it’s important to understand what makes a great melody in the first place. Let’s get back to basics.

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7 Essential Tips to Produce Tracks 10 x Faster: A Music Production Guide

Navigating the complex world of music production can be overwhelming, especially when efficiency is your goal. To help you produce tracks faster without sacrificing quality or creativity, we’ve compiled a comprehensive guide that focuses on streamlining your workflow. Whether you’re a seasoned producer or just starting out, these tips are designed to optimize your process, enabling you to achieve your creative vision with speed and ease.

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Ableton Live 12: Yes or No?

Ableton Live has consistently set the bar for what a digital audio workstation (DAW) can do, offering a blend of powerful music creation and performance features. With the release of Ableton Live 12, the excitement in the music production community is palpable – but is it really worth it? This latest version introduces a host of new features designed to enhance workflow, creativity, and performance. Here’s a look at the 12 most exciting features of Ableton Live 12 that are stirring the most buzz.

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Midrange Mixing (Fix Your Mix in 4 Simple Steps)

Have you ever finished a mix that sounds fantastic on your studio monitors and headphones, only to be disappointed by how it translates to other listening devices like your phone? This common frustration among music producers often stems from neglecting an essential part of the sound spectrum: the midrange. In this post, you’ll learn the importance of midrange in mixing, common pitfalls, and a step-by-step approach to ensure your mix sounds great across all playback systems.

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Getting a Perfect Low End

How to Get That Perfect Low End Every Time

In this blog post, we’ll cover one of the biggest keys for a banging track regardless of genre. Ultimately, it’s all about getting a perfect low-end, that is, your kick and bass relationship. Have you ever been guilty in the past for just boosting your low-end, hoping for a better result, only to find it made your track muddy, squashed and undefined? Well, with what you are about to learn right here, this won’t be an issue for you for much longer! So, are you ready to learn how to achieve great definition in your low-end groove? Let’s go!

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Ableton Automation that Music Porducers Actually Use

Amazing Ableton Automation Tricks PRO Producers ACTUALLY Use

If your music lacks dynamics, movement, life and generally excitement or if you get stuck in an eight-bar loop and don’t know how to finish your track, this is for you! Ableton automation (or automation in any DAW), is one tool that every single professional music producer knows how to get the most from. Make sure to read to the end because the real power comes when you apply all of these techniques together.

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How to Write Catchy Melodies from Scratch (The Ultimate Guide)

This guide will show you how to make catchy melodies from scratch – the kind that your listeners won’t be able to forget! These techniques work even if you don’t know music theory – and they work for any genre of modern and electronic music.

We go into every step of the melody-writing process from…

  • Defining the vibe
  • Choosing a scale
  • Writing a bass line
  • Building a chord progression
  • Writing the ideal melody for your track
  • How to make your melodies evocative and unique
  • Common mistakes producers make when it comes to writing melodies
  • Tips and tricks that the professionals use to get their melodies really catchy and really memorable. 

I’m also going show you something I haven’t seen on any other tutorials – how to create effective counter melodies – which will really make your track stand out, so let’s get to it…

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