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Rock It – Composition

LISTEN UP! - BE ORIGINAL - BE CREATIVE CHOOSE STYLES Rock It - Composition Here’s how to create a Rock type track. Using the distorted and heavy lead. It’s a short story, but it will give you a few ideas. Take [...]

Out of Africa – African Composition

LISTEN UP! - BE ORIGINAL - BE CREATIVE CHOOSE STYLES Out of Africa - Composition African Song and Rhythm based on the 1, 4, 5 (Primary Chords). How to create a simple melody and build the rhythm. Take a listen [...]

Bossa Nova – Composition

LISTEN UP! - BE ORIGINAL - BE CREATIVE CHOOSE STYLES Bossa Nova - Composition Creating a typical Bossa Nova type tune. How to create the unique Bossa feel. It’s quite complex and advanced. Take a listen How Did We [...]

Samba – Composition

LISTEN UP! - BE ORIGINAL - BE CREATIVE CHOOSE STYLES Samba Groove - Composition Samba rhythm uses different Latin American percussions. It shows you how to combine a rhythmic piece, using different textures, rhythmic patterns and break downs. Take a listen [...]

Grime – Composition

LISTEN UP! - BE ORIGINAL - BE CREATIVE CHOOSE STYLES Grimy - Composition Grime is a UK dance style. This is the sort of energetic groove to use as the backing to rap over. Take a listen [...]

In The Zone – Dance Composition

LISTEN UP! - BE ORIGINAL - BE CREATIVE CHOOSE STYLES In The Zone - Composition Create a Dance Tune using an O-Generator 2 bar loop. It develops into a short composition using the percussion effects and deep bass. Take a listen [...]

Dance Anthem Ibiza – Composition

LISTEN UP! - BE ORIGINAL - BE CREATIVE CHOOSE STYLES Dance Anthem - Composition Create a Dance Music Ibiza type track. This is how to build a track that gets you dancing. Take a listen BREAKDOWN - How Did [...]

Dance Blast House Music – Composition

LISTEN UP! - BE ORIGINAL - BE CREATIVE CHOOSE STYLES Dance Blast - Composition How to compose a House track using a loop in O-Gen. How to build the momentum and develop a melody idea. Also, how to use the Percussion effect instrument. [...]

Cool Jazzy Beats – Composition

LISTEN UP! - BE ORIGINAL - BE CREATIVE CHOOSE STYLES Cool Jazzy Beats - Composition Here is a composition with a Jazzy, cool summer, vibe. I used the Saxophone and Piano using 7th chords which have the jazzy flavour. It’s a short story, but there are some [...]

Pop Classic – Composition

LISTEN UP! - BE ORIGINAL - BE CREATIVE CHOOSE STYLES Pop Classic - Composition Sometimes it’s a fun thing to compose with a defined chord sequence you have worked out on the piano or guitar. In this case, I worked out the chords on a guitar. It’s [...]