How To Create IDM

US Felix Fleer's guide to breakbeat braindance      18/02/23

Felix Fleer has created this video for Thomman, showing how he creates IDM - inspired by the likes of Aphex Twin, Boards of Canada, Autechre and others. In the video, he goes over Synth Sound Design & Sequencing, Drum Sound Design, Drum Processing and the all important Drum Glitches. In their words:

While this guide is not a comprehensive look at the totality of the genre, it should give you a basic starting point, if you wanna start expressing yourself through some of the common genre-tropes in terms of sound design and rhythm programming.  

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