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The Making of Ambient Textural Toolkit

The Making of Ambient Textural Toolkit

In this week’s edition of the journal, we sat down with the producer behind our Ambient Textural Toolkit release, discussing their production process, favourite pieces…

Artist Interview: Eddie Thoneick

Artist Interview: Eddie Thoneick

This week on the Journal, we sat down with the legendary Eddie Thoneick, a DJ & producer spanning an illustrious career of 20+ years. We talked…

Artist Interview: Dirty South

Artist Interview: Dirty South

In our latest edition of The Journal, we picked the brains of the producer who has been responsible for some of the most formidable progressive house…

Ambient Guitars Production Tips

Ambient Guitars Production Tips

Less Is More Avoid too much editing- don’t sterilize your guitar tracks by editing every imperfection out of them. Unexpected sounds, articulations, and accents that…

Creative Layering & Sampling

1. Master your sampler Chances are the sampler you’re using is capable of more than you’re aware. To maximize power when using samples or…

The Making of Bass House 2

The Making of Bass House 2

In our latest entry for our series “The Making of…” we caught up with the producer behind SM White: Label Bass House 2. Tell us a…

Indietronica Tips

Indietronica Tips

Drum Machines Iced with Organic Percussion Layering organic percussion over a drum machine can enhance your drum track significantly. Many producers have access to similar 808…

Future Electronica Production Tips

Future Electronica Production Tips

Chord Generator VST Particularly in Future Bass, getting unique sounding chords can make your tracks really stand out. One way to do this is by using…

Producer Talk

Producer Talk

In our latest Journal Entry, we sat down with the producer behind several Sample Magic classics, including Organic House, French House, and many more. We talked…

Summer School Round-Up

Summer School Round-Up

Last week saw us host our five-day electronic music production course, Summer School, at London School of Sound in Clapham. The final course in a…

New courses announced for 2015!

New courses announced for 2015!

After another successful summer of run of courses at Alchemea College, we’re proud to announce a fresh set of dates for 2015. In addition to…

Video: Vinyl & Tape Drum Hits

Video: Vinyl & Tape Drum Hits

Take a look inside one of the UK's leading mastering houses as we show you how we created our brand-new Vinyl & Tape Drum Hits collection.…

The Vintage Breaks recording sessions

The Vintage Breaks recording sessions

Studio porn aplenty in this behind-the-scenes photo tour of the Vintage Breaks sessions.