Studio Advice From 3 Grammy-Winning Hip-Hop Producers

Get production advice and studio tips from three Grammy-winning hip-hop producers: Larrance Dopson, Om’Mas Keith, and Hit-Boy.

March 13, 2021
Valerie June Is Country Music’s Spiritual Guide: Interview

Valerie June talks about blending country, folk, soul, blues, and jazz on her third album, “The Moon and Stars: Prescriptions for Dreamers.”

March 10, 2021
Demuir Is the DJ and Producer Re-Politicizing Dance Music: Interview

House artist Demuir is candid about the state of diversity in dance music. Read how he’s changing the industry with his labels and art.

March 2, 2021
How Nathalie Joachim Is Bringing Haiti To Classical Music: Interview

Haitian-American composer Nathalie Joachim is breaking down monolithic ideas about classical music through what she knows best: herself.

February 24, 2021
Interview: KennyHoopla Is Redefining Alt-Rock Nostalgia

KennyHoopla is one of alt-rock’s brightest, most singular voices. See how he’s redefining alt rock on his own terms, from Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

February 17, 2021
Celebrate the Year of the Ox With Output

Happy Lunar New Year! To mark the year of the ox, meet four creators of east Asian descent who have carved a path through their own ox-like traits.

February 12, 2021
Meet the MIDI Strings That Cover All the Bases

Output’s Analog Strings is an expansive library filled with string orchestra and synth samples. Watch Satta and The Album Leaf break it down.

January 20, 2020
Composer Anthony Baldino Dives Into His Favorite Plugins

Anthony Baldino is a musician, composer, and sound designer who has worked on blockbuster films. Here, he reveals his favorite plugins.

December 12, 2019
Watch HEALTH’s John Famiglietti Make Sounds From Scratch

HEALTH bassist John Famiglietti invited us into his home studio to discuss how he uses PORTAL to get bigger and weirder sounds.

October 10, 2019
Why Hit-Boy Is One of Hip-Hop’s Most in-Demand Producers

Hit-Boy is the not-so-secret weapon who has recorded with Travis Scott, Nas, and Beyoncé.

September 10, 2019
How Producer TrapMoneyBenny Uses ARCADE To Make Hit Tracks

Meet the producer behind Drake’s chart-topping single “In My Feelings” and learn more about making beats with Hooked in ARCADE.

September 1, 2019
How Ryan Elder Composed the “Rick and Morty” Theme Song

The composer behind Rick and Morty discusses his approach to scoring and shows us how he builds fantastical music worlds with Output instruments.

August 1, 2019
Output and Atrium Artists: The Gloaming Hour With Niia

We hosted an evening at our HQ with Atrium Artists and a small gathering of producers, composers, and songwriters for a meditation session, sound bath, and collaborative music making lead by Producer and Singer, Niia.

July 26, 2019
How to Make a Two-Times Platinum Song With Scribz Riley

Scribz Riley explains what it took to create “Ring,” the hit song from Cardi B’s debut album and how he used ARCADE to make it happen.

July 15, 2019
Producer Tony Hoffer Shows off His Vintage Gear

Tony Hoffer is the record producer, mixer, and multi-instrumentalist best known for his work with Beck, Air, Phoenix, M83, and Chromeo.

June 3, 2019
Explore Mitch Dane’s Vintage Gear Collection at Sputnik Sound

Grammy-winning producer and engineer Mitch Dane is also the founder of Sptunik Sound, where he’s amassed a large collection of vintage gear.

May 23, 2019
Madame Gandhi: On Feminism, Percussion, and Breaking Rules

Musician and producer Madame Gandhi takes us inside her studio and talks about playing with M.I.A, Thievery Corporation, feminism, and love.

May 20, 2019
Engineer Vance Powell Shares His Studio Secrets

Meet six-time Grammy Award-winner Vance Powell in his studio and discover more about his recording and production process.

May 2, 2019
Watch Platinum Hit-Maker !llmind Make a Track From Scratch

Ramon “!llmind” Ibanga Jr. is a multi-platinum hit-maker who’s worked with Kanye West, Future, and Beyoncé. Watch him at work in the studio.

April 25, 2019
M.B. Gordy: The Famous Percussionist Behind Hit Movie Scores

Tour the studio of M.B. Gordy, the famous percussionist behind scores including “Transformers,” “Spider-Man,” and “X-Men.”

April 23, 2019
At Home With Michael Stein and Alexandra Kacha

Get an intimate look at where composer and producer Michael Stein from S U R V I V E scores for Netflix’s “Stranger Things.”

April 19, 2019
Grammy-Winning Producer Larrance Dopson Dives Into ARCADE

It’s not every day you meet a music producer like Larrance Dopson who lights up the room with his positive energy.

March 13, 2019
Decades After Devo, Mark Mothersbaugh’s Music Still Scores

In this studio tour, step inside the weird and wonderful world of composer and trailblazing Devo band leader, Mark Mothersbaugh.

December 24, 2018
Customizing Loops With Nathan Barr

Inspiration can come from the most unusual places. Composer Nathan Barr opens up new possibilities by sampling his rare collection…

December 19, 2018