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H.E.R. Type Chord Progression – Tutorial

In this video we look at a H.E.R inspired R&B chord progression I cooked up for this lesson. This chord progression features some of my favourite types of chords; the minor 9 in root position, the...

Classic Neo-Soul Chord Progressions

9th chords, sweet, sweet 9th chords – when voiced correctly, they instantly give you that beautiful Neo-Soul vibe. In this tutorial I’m going to show you three classic Neo-Soul chord progressions built around 9th chords. They’re...

Using Battery 4 In Logic Pro X

Let’s face it, the Ultrabeat sucks! Battery 4 is my drum sampler of choice whilst working in Logic Pro X. Battery 4 is a powerful tool and like with a lot of VSTs, there’s many ways...

Creating Neo-Soul

In this tutorial we look at creating a Neo-Soul beat using some of the techniques learnt in previous Neo-Soul tutorials. In addition we look at sound selection and our rhythm and bass sections.

How to use Maschine in Logic Pro X

In the first video, we look at a basic implementation. One that allows us to program sounds from Maschine straight to Logic’s arrange window.

Voicing Neo-Soul Chords: 9ths

In this tutorial we look at a simple way to voice Neo-Soul 9th chords. Learn how we can use Neo-Soul 9th chords to capture the iconic and unique Neo-Soul sound used by artist like Jill Scott...

Making Future Soul

Soulful chords and futuristic sounds. Oh “now you’re talking my, now you’re talking my language” – Drake – The Language. In this tutorial I make a Future Soul Beat in Logic Pro X from scratch. But...

Writing Emotional Chord Progressions & Melodies

Sadly, heartbreak is universal, we’ve all been there. That’s why sad songs do so well, they speak to us all. We all find a connection. But it’s not just the lyrics that achieve this connection or...

Voicing R&B Chords: 7ths

Ever wanted to play rich R&B chords? In this video we look at R&B chord voicing. The types of chords we play in R&B and how to arrange them on the keyboard for warmth and flavour.