Hey, I’m Stefan. I make beats and teach others how to do the same. In particular, how to make authentic R&B.

With every tom, dick and harry making Trap music, some have claimed R&B to be dead! But it isn’t; we few still fight the good fight.

Here on stefanguy.com and my YouTube channel, I share the production techniques, sound design and R&B music theory to help others create authentic R&B, and ultimately, keep R&B alive!

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Stefan Guy

R&B has long been my favourite genre of music. But as a creator, I appreciate the difficulties when it comes to making it. It’s not like trap music or hip hop in general, where you can rely heavily on samples and drum beats. With R&B, you need to know at least a little music theory. At least a little!

Being a keyboardist, one who grew up playing in church, I’ve learned said theory. It’s no secret that gospel and R&B have a lot in common when it comes to chords, at least, with many R&B composers coming from the church. But this isn’t a sermon!

With a lack of quality R&B content out in the ether, explaining how it all works, I’ve taken it upon myself to step up.

R&B has long been my favourite genre of music. But as a creator, I appreciate the difficulties when it comes to making it. It’s not like trap music or hip hop in general, where you can rely heavily on samples and drum beats. With R&B, you need to know at least a little music theory. At least a little!

Being a keyboardist, one who grew up playing in church, I’ve learned said theory. It’s no secret that gospel and R&B have a lot in common when it comes to chords, at least, with many R&B composers coming from the church. But this isn’t a sermon!

With a lack of quality R&B content out in the ether, explaining how it all works, I’ve taken it upon myself to step up.

Stefan Guy

This great and noble cause has led me to working with some of the top music tech companies around the world from Native Instruments to Reason Studios, Tracklib, Melodics, Yamaha and many more.

Partnering to deliver quality production tutorials and videos to help music makers make their best music.

brands I've worked with