Rap as a genre has been consistently doing so well over the years that we have new rappers emerging from the shadows every year. The rap lifestyle has become so popularized now and this is one of the reasons why most people are getting into it. For somebody considering rapping, running into beginner questions is […]
What Makes A Good Trap Beat?
Trap beats are more common than ever. Almost every hit hip-hop song released these days is a trap record. The gene has certainly made an impression and you can notably hear its elements used in other genres. Music producers looking to produce trap records need to know how to create and compose trap records. An […]
How Do You Mix Trap Bass?
Bass is one element of music that is cardinal. Without bass, we end up with a record sounding light when it should be sounding heavy. If you’re a trap hip-hop producer I’m going to teach you how to mix trap bass so you level up your own skills and make better beats. Bass in general […]
What Kind Of Bass Is Used In Trap?
Beat making is an art and these days most of the music we are exposed is trap music, which is known for its signature bass. I got an interesting question in my email today. Somebody wanted to know what bass is used in trap beats. This got me thinking about how the answer to that […]
What Can I Use For Lofi Bass?
Lofi is a fairly new genre that has made its mark. Most of us came to know of the genre through YouTube on an Account called “Chilled Cow”. With this new genre comes a lot new producers looking to take a swing at it. I recently got a question in my Instagram DM that said […]
Do Singers Hate Their Own Voice?
In recording vocals we all aim to have our voice stand out and sound good. This is not only important for us, but also important for our audience. People listen to songs that they like and singer’s record songs that they like. Have you ever wondered whether singers actually like the sound of their own […]
How Many Bars Should A Trap Verse Be?
Trap music is a sub-genre of hip-hop music. It has become a popular genre and more than 50% of the hiphop being produced now is Trap Music. Many producers have come up because of this sub-genre. Producers like Metro Boomin’ are considered the godfathers of trap. For a newbie music producer, trap beat arrangement can […]
How Many Lines Is A Bar In Rap?
Rap music is known for its popular use of the word “bar”. The word bar is most common in music production because it is a measure that is used in determining duration. If you’re a hip-hop fan you’ve probably come across the term “16 bars”. 16 bars are considered the normal amount of bars that […]
Is Recorded Voice Real Voice?
If you’ve ever recorded your own voice on playback then you may have noticed that it sounds different. This is usually something newbie singers face when they record a song for the first time. They always wonder their voice is different from what they’re used to hearing. This is perfectly normal. So, have you ever […]
Why Do Singers Use Reverb?
There are different effects units that we work with in audio production. Some of these are digital plugins that we install and use in our Digital Audio Workstations while some of these are physical units that we integrate with our audio systems. Most singers during recording; will sometimes have their vocal being run through a […]