Make Chords Like Yussef Dayes

US Tips on making vibey music      27/04/23

If you find your chords bland and lacking any VIBE, then its worth checking out Jaron Lopez's youtube channel. He has a number of videos on making chords like Yussef Dayes, Berlioz and Kaytranada - as well as melodies inspired by FKJ, Tom Misch, Nujabes & L'indécis. Jaron explains:

"A typical chord progression is like the plot of a movie but when we use just two chords to build a whole song, we can create the feeling of a single cinematic shot of our main character. Let's take a look at how artists like Yussef Dayes, Berlioz, Kaytranada, Kiefer, Flying Lotus, Thundercat, Omari Jazz, DOMi & JD Beck establish a vibe and stay there, while creating complex yet subtle harmonic movement to keep the music interesting.

 

Here is another video on chords:

 

And one on melodies: 


More from Jaron Lopez here https://www.youtube.com/@jaronlopez

 

About the author [midierror]: midierror makes nifty Max For Live devices, innovative music hardware, award winning sample packs and hosts a podcast speaking to people in the music world.



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