How To Make Disco House – Building Drums in the Akai MPC
Here, for the first time on Sonic Academy, we proudly welcome Steve Mac who shows us ‘How To Make Disco House’. In this tutorial, he gives us a fantastic insight into his production workflow, track arrangement and sidechain automation techniques to get his Rhythm Masters trademark disco house vibe going.
Using Akai MPC and Logic Pro X we look at his no nonsense approach at getting straight to the heart of building a fantastic bouncing groove using simple techniques.
Steve Mac has been producing records since the early 90’s together with Rob Chetcuti they formed production/DJ duo The Rhythm Masters. Back in 1997 they won the coveted Music Week/Record Mirror Award as the Number 1 remix producers – securing their position as the top remix team in the world.
If you’re looking to make disco house then there’s no need to look any further as it’s all here! Enjoy!