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.

What Makes a Great Love Song, and Why Do We Keep Writing Them?
In the Studio: Trooko
How Do You Make Custom Vinyl Records?
Granular Synthesis 101: A Portal Exploration
Arcade 2.0: Instruments Walkthrough
How To Set Up a Home Recording Studio for Beginners
How To Get the Perfect Kick Drum Sound
How To Use Arcade’s Kit Generator To Easily Chop Up Samples
Convolution Reverb 101: 7 Best Plugins and How to Use Them
Listen to Output’s Favorite Next-Level Presets
Musician Guide: Proven Email Tips to Pitch Blogs and Promoters
Getting Started With Arcade 1.6
Make Lo-Fi Hip-Hop Using Arcade and Substance

Lo-fi hip-hop is inescapable. Here, we show you how easy it is to get a lo-fi hip-hop groove going using ARCADE and SUBSTANCE.

Explore Kit Generator: New in Arcade Version 1.6

Kit Generator has arrived with ARCADE version 1.6! A brand-new feature, Kit Generator lets you automatically transform any audio file into a full, ready-to-play ARCADE Kit.

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.

Everything That’s New in Arcade Version 1.5

ARCADE version 1.5 is here with major improvements to the Browser navigation and search tools to streamline your creative process.

How To Record Hip-Hop Drum Samples With Daniel Gallardo

Combine acoustic and electronic: Step inside the studio with Daniel Gallardo and see how we recorded his hip-hop drum samples for ARCADE.

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