Got the basics down? Here's how to make ambient music that offers a little something extra.
We sit down with Josh Eustis to dissect the sounds and techniques behind Dreams Are Not Enough…
Discovering the creative powers of TRAKTOR for music production with Huerco S., Konx-om-Pax, and exael.
Find out how the Mesh and Monkeytown producer creates his ethereal, atmospheric productions.
PUSH TURN MOVE and PATCH & TWEAK author Kim Bjørn explores methods for interfacing with music through hardware and software.
Having scored countless advertisements, the UK producer breaks down his studio tools, workflow and tricks.
Electronic music pioneer discusses his love for REAKTOR BLOCKS, THRILL, and more.
Acclaimed sound designer Robert Dudzic divulges his secrets on recording, effects, and how to break into the industry.
Hear an exclusive single-synth sketch from the Hungarian producer, then learn how it was made.
Get your lo-fi fix on an even lower budget with this month's User Library picks.
The Grammy Award-winner shares an immersive sci-fi pad for MASSIVE X.
No need to insert coin – just four free ways to add vintage bleeps and bloops to your beats.
Find out how the Brooklyn producer constructed his sketch, then grab the stems to use in your own productions.
808s and trap hats are a given – but how about textural drones, evolving pads, and baritone ukuleles?…
The Manchester producer shares an unstable-yet-user-friendly mutating lead patch for MASSIVE X.
No cheap tricks here – just five powerful tools for creating chilling atmospheres.
This free patch goes from ‘80s FM leads to warbling string-synth pads with a flick of the mod wheel.
The cerebral multi-instrumentalist and producer shares his top pop picks.
We round up some camera-ready and cost-free libraries that nail this distinct flavor of cinematic music.
We unearth some of the best synths, drum machines, and effects from the User Library's 20-year history.