Are you a music enthusiast who loves to explore new sounds and experiment with different chord progressions? Then you’ve probably heard of chromatic mediant modulation – a music theory trick that has been used by some of the greatest composers of all time. In this article and video, we’ll explore what chromatic mediant modulation is, […]
5 tips to improve your piano playing
Becoming a professional piano player and fluent on the keyboard takes time and effort. Yes, there is no quick solution or short cut! But with these 5 tips to improve your piano playing article and video I want to show the concepts I use to make the piano performance sound more intricate and alive! 5 […]
How to compose Pirate music for games
In this article we look at how to compose Pirate music for games! Let’s break down a Pirate game loop I produced for Peak Games (game company from Turkey). To record and compose the music we work with Studio One. But you can basically use any DAW to replicate this kind of music as long […]
How to make better chord progressions
In this article and video you will learn some magical tricks to make chord progressions sound more interesting and beautiful. I will also reveal some of my favourite chord progressions for EDM. These progressions work well in many musical genres but I like to use them in general EDM, Melodic Dubstep, Trance and Future Bass. […]
How to make Kickstarter background music
In this video and article we will discuss the workflow and process of producing Kickstarter background music for a product trailer. You will learn many of my secrets in creating an emotional score. Watch the video below and get the additional details in this article. Watch the final Kickstarter trailer If you are impatient, you […]
How to make cute Kawaii Future Bass
Today we dive into the cute Kawaii Future Bass genre. In the video we talk about beat programming for Kawaii Future Bass tracks. We look at the chords and the sound design of the patches to make a Kawaii song. Importantly, we talk about focusing your sounds for specific frequency areas in the spectrum and […]
How do producers make drum kits?
Programming drums is a major part in all kinds of modern music production. You need a solid foundation for your track to rest and build upon. So, how do producers make drum kits? In this article we will discuss the various parts of a drum kit. When we are done you will be able to build […]
Christmas Game Music – Video Tutorial Special
In this video we look at a Christmas Game Music track that was composed with presets from the Producer Essentials Pack Vol 1 for Bitwig Studio 2. I wanted to show the broad spectrum of tracks you can create with the presets from the Bitwig pack. The pack is very versatile and a great starting […]
How to write better melodies – Muscle memory a gift & curse.
How to write better melodies when we are driven by muscle memory to play things we already know? Muscle memory can be a gift and a curse. If you repeat a physical task your muscle nerves will react and increase in response time. It is the nature of motor learning and makes us perform tasks without […]
I Bought An Ethnic String Instrument in Cambodia – Tru Che.
We recently did a two-week vacation trip to Thailand. When I travel the world I try to bring back an instrument unique for the region that I visit. And so I bought an ethnic string instrument in Cambodia, called the Tru Che. The journey to Cambodia. From Bangkok, we took a three day trip over […]
Stuck in the 8-bar loop? How to finish songs faster!
Are you stuck in the 8-bar loop? Finishing music is an art in Itself. Everyone can write a chorus drop.…Or let me re-phrase that: Everyone can imitate a YouTube video tutorial and make an epic drop similar to the professional producers and artists. But to take the track further and actually finish the song you […]
The sound of Mad Skills BMX 2
The sound of Mad Skills BMX 2 revealed. The sequal to Turborillas critically acclaimed bicycle title, Mad Skills BMX 2 is now released for iOS & Android! We created the audio for the title including music, sound design and voice over production. Electrical engine audio sampling & custom bicycle ramps During the recording sessions we […]