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The Ultimate Guide to Build-ups

One key feature of electronic dance music is build-ups. They certainly exist in other genres of music (outside dance music), but in EDM, the use

5 Tips for Working With Drums

There’s no denying the importance of drums in electronic dance music. Along with bass, they play the vital role of creating groove. In The Ultimate Guide to

TL;DR Theory: Diatonic Minor Chords

This TL;DR Music Theory post explains diatonic minor chords and why the harmonic minor scale comes into play. As mentioned earlier, “diatonic” refers to notes

Sampling & Creating Tech House Drum Fills

My favorite genre of music other than trance is probably tech house/techno. There’s just something about the groove, bass, percussion; the build-ups, everything! When people

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