One of the best ways to step up your beat production is to study some classics. In this tutorial, Dubspot instructor Pat Cupo looks at ?uestlove's drum beat for The Roots' classic "You Got Me", and dissects it down to the hit. Check out the tutorial and find out how ...
We recently released Retro Synths 1980s, a new Partner Instrument from Puremagnetik featuring a collection of classic synthesizer sounds. DJ/Producer Sasha checked it out and shared his thoughts with us:
"Retro Synths 1980s has some amazing pads, grimy leads and FM bells that easily contend with the original classics in my studio. And with all the tweaking options available, it's hard to tell the difference between this and the real thing."
Curious to try out Retro Synths 1980s for yourself? Through January 15, 2012, you can get it for 25% off from the Ableton Webshop - check it out. In the meantime, here are some of the sounds you can produce with it: