Techno Production Tutorials and Articles

Beginner's Guide to Experimental Techno Music by Alicia Clark

Beginner's Guide to Experimental Techno Music by Alicia Clark

Born in the late ‘80s in the city of Detroit in the U.S., techno was created by electronic musicians influenced by European synthpop like Kraftwerk, early EDM, and American house music. These musicians were techno pioneers Kevin Saunderson, Jeff Mills, Underground Resistance, Rhythm is Rhythm, Blake Baxter, The Belleville Three...
How to unlock the techno powers of Logic Pro X 10.5

How to unlock the techno powers of Logic Pro X 10.5

Apple’s flagship DAW has long been a favorite tool of techno producers. But the latest release, 10.5, is one of the most significant in years. Let’s cut straight to some of the best stuff you can use right away. Even users of other DAWs may find some tools that are indispensable.
How to get started with Techno production in 2020

How to get started with Techno production in 2020

Techno production becomes easier every year because of the rising number of online tutorials and courses. But at the same time it becomes more diff...
How to get the most out of techno production in FL Studio

How to get the most out of techno production in FL Studio

That’s no toy. FL Studio (commonly called by its old name “Fruity Loops”) is chock full of uniquely powerful workflows, surprising features, and to...
Explained: Techno Hardware Live Act Florian Meindl

Explained: Techno Hardware Live Act Florian Meindl

Latest update: 22 May 2020 Are you the one always trying to lean behind the booth to see what's going on? Here we get up close and personal with Fl...
Max for Live: the techno producers’ guide

Max for Live: the techno producers’ guide

Here’s why you should care about Max for Live, and some essential add-ons to try!

In this article you will learn what Max for Live is, and a few of the tools that might help you out as a techno producer.

Did you know you can make a device that checks the Internet for the weather outside and adjusts a reverb accordingly?

Bandcamp can save us all over again [Guide]

Bandcamp can save us all over again [Guide]

Here’s a complete set of power instructions to get started on Bandcamp and which benefits it gives you as a music producer and artist. You’ve heard the sad stories of streaming revenue? This guide can help you set up your Bandcamp page and promote your music.
Tutorial: Unlock hidden sound tricks in Ableton Live 10’s effects

Tutorial: Unlock hidden sound tricks in Ableton Live 10’s effects

Put away the plug-ins for a moment – you’ll find sometimes focusing on the internal effects in Ableton Live is a great way to get into a creative ...
Tutorial: Super Fast Arrangement in Ableton Live 10

Tutorial: Super Fast Arrangement in Ableton Live 10

Ableton Tutorial: There’s plenty of talk about capturing ideas or starting new music, but what about finishing? Here are all the ways you can work more quickly when arranging music in Ableton Live 10, in one place for easy reference.
The full story about my Techno Live Act by MOUT

The full story about my Techno Live Act by MOUT

Amsterdam based Techno Live Act MOUT gives you full insight into his experience with playing live electronic music and the equipment he used and how he developed his live setup over time.

It can give you the smoothest goose bumps in the world, but it can be the struggle of your life as well. The decision to start playing live for a crowd with your own setup is easy to make, but the road ahead will be slippery and you have to be persistent to get there. I will give you a little insight about the motivation to play live and the decisions you will have to make.

You will also get an exclusive insight into the setup and gear I use as well as some live performance tips!

 

How loud should your monitor speakers be for music production?

How loud should your monitor speakers be for music production?

Here I explain how you can find out your personal music production and mixing volume depending on the music genre, your acoustic situation in the studio and your hearing ability. 

You will also find out, why PA speakers can be helpful in the music studio and learn some tips and tricks how to mix well on low volumes!

How to get started with Eurorack Modular Synthesizers

How to get started with Eurorack Modular Synthesizers

In this article you will learn which components you need to get started with modular synths and what the most essential modules (Oscillator, Filter, ADSR, VCA, Mixer, Sequencer) are and what they do. Some tips about cases, cables and patches are included too. Written by Berlin based Techno producer Florian Meindl.

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