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Making melodic techno plucks in FL Studio

Want to craft simple yet effective sounds that will grant you access to melodic techno-inspired melodies but can’t pluck up the courage to get started? Reach for FL Studio’s 3xOsc sub-synth.

How to mix and blend rap vocals in FL Studio

Not all vocals are created equally – and they shouldn’t be mixed that way either. The placement and resulting impact of a mix’s rapped vocal should be considered differently to sung parts. FL Studio presents some impeccable tools to help get your rhymes in time.

How to create a lo-fi hip-hop piano in FL Studio

Twinkly ambient lo-fi piano is a regular ingredient in chillwave music and the soundtracks to relaxation-therapy videos. FL Studio allows users to create these therapeutic instruments with ease. Take a deep breath and let us show you how.

How to create vocal chops with FL Studio

A surefire technique used across all genres, chopping up and processing vocals before sprinkling them throughout a mix can turn sturdy tracks into modern-day classics. Here’s how to do it in FL Studio.

How to make ambient pads with just FL Studio Synths

From glassy synths and spacious crescendos to billowing smog-thick atmospherics, ambient pads have applications across all genres, and can help shape your piece and add width to your stereo field. FL Studio can help.

How to create an old-school hip-hop beat in FL Studio

Recreating those classic sounds of hip-hop is a doddle using FL Studio’s competent beat-editing abilities. In the first of a new series, we explore how to take your mixes back to the 80s.
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