Sounds by The Weeknd

This week we bring you sound by Mantra, inspired by the likes of The Weeknd and Rihanna. If you like these artist, this might be worth checking out. The sounds that were used in this particular beat originate from the new plugin Exhale by OUTPUT. Be sure to check them out for sounds like these! Let us know what you think in the comments section below.

Birthday Drop – (Producer Mantra)

This song was submitted to us by soundclick producer Mantra, we think it’s worth posting! The beat starts off with an uptempo four on the floor clap and a catchy vocal piece repeating “make the booty drop” followed by “like it’s your birthday”. The first major artist that hears this can make something of this. So we’d like to be apart of that 😛

Let us know what you think in the comments section below!

Skrillex Dubstep Bass Sound – Tutorial

For our very first post we’d like to show you how to create a sick Skrillex dubstep bass sound using Ableton sounds & FX. In this 9-minute video we’ll go through all the steps beginning with the initial sound of the synth to the end result. This video also includes tips on EQing and compression. Be sure to watch it over a few times to completely grasp the methods so that you can continue doing it and expand these skills to create your very own sounds in the future! Click play below to watch, enjoy!


To expand on the mix aspect of this video, we’d like to share one by the legendary mixing audio engineer, Dave Pensado of Pensado’s Place:

In this video Dave will take you through the Top 5 things to do in every mix. Dave Pensado is a Grammy award winning audio engineer who began his career in Atlanta during the 1970’s. We highly recooming you watch and listen carefully, and don’t forget to take notes!