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Watch the In The Style of Series

Deconstructing the sound of the most renown Electronic artists.

Series Description:

Join me on my quest to deconstruct the inner workings of my favourite electronic artists. Each episode features a composition exploring a given producers style. Throughout the tutorial, I pull apart this track showcasing the sounds, instruments and techniques that make them unique.

All Artists Covered

Lorn, Nosaj Thing, Burial, Galimatias, Mount Kimbie, Lido, Sonder, Monte Booker, J-Louis, Flume, Jamie XX, Shlohmo, Clams Casino, Cashmere Cat, Sam Gellaitry, Esta, MNDSGN, Ta-ku, Knxwledge, Mura Masa, Bonobo, Kaytranada, The Soulection Collective, Just Blaze, Tokimonsta, Flying Lotus, J Dilla and more each month.

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Join hundreds of artists discussing music, creativity and sharing resources (mainly memes) in the Beats by Vanity TV Discord.