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Lisa Vazquez: Finding the Rhythm in Every Sound
We spoke with artist and producer Lisa Vazquez about making music with the MPC, the sounds that inspire her, and how to stay creative.
Hank Shocklee: From Samples to Sonic Worlds
We spoke with visionary producer Hank Shocklee (Public Enemy) about the history of sampling, creating music through the lens of sound design, and finding your own unique voice.
What Makes a Great Love Song, and Why Do We Keep Writing Them?
From ancient ballads to modern hits, love dominates the musical conversation. We explore why, along with creative ideas to inspire your own love song.
Terry Hunter: House Music Will Be Here Forever
We spoke with house legend Terry Hunter about coming up in Chicago, remixing Beyoncé, and where music is headed.
The Creative Catalyst: Keepitinside Produces a Song Using Arcade’s Future Perfect Line
Producer and multi-instrumentalist Keepitinside builds a hyperpop track from scratch using samples from Arcade’s Future Perfect Line.
Staying in the Creative Flow with Ricky Tinez: Resample, Track, Flip, Repeat
Producer Ricky Tinez demonstrates how he uses Arcade to stay in the creative flow via a streamlined workflow for resampling and reimagining sounds.
Layer, Manipulate, Arpeggiate, Elevate: Onesto’s Top Music Production Tips for Arcade
Dive deep into Arcade as Onesto shares his favorite music production tips for making beats and polishing tracks with Arpeggiators, Modifiers, Instruments and Custom Kits.
In the Studio: Trooko
Honduran producer Trooko invites us into his studio and shows how Portal, Signal, Exhale, Arcade, and our Frontier studio monitors help him blend Latin sounds and rhythms with electronic music.
In the Studio: MUNA
LA-based trio MUNA invite us into the studio and show how Arcade was an integral creative tool for their latest self-titled album.