Tutorials / 30 October 2020

Beats from scratch: How to create a Dua Lipa type beat on BandLab

Dua Lipa type beat tutorial on BandLab

Dance floor beats have evolved through the decades but we’re never far away from a solid throwback to the beats of yesteryear. Pop superstar and self-proclaimed female alpha Dua Lipa is just one of the few who have taken the disco, funk sounds of the 70s and 80s to the top of the charts today. And it’s not difficult to see why.

What’s not the like about a catchy, magnetic beat that will lift even the gloomiest of spirits? We can’t help but jump aboard the dance pop bandwagon by recreating a beat in the style of Dua Lipa. It doesn’t have to be difficult, nor expensive, because it’s completely free on BandLab’s Mix Editor. Watch our tutorial below as we walk you through making your very own Dua Lipa type beat on BandLab.

Fork the full BandLab project below to start your very own Dua Lipa-inspired track. And we’d love to see where your creativity takes you.

Subscribe to the BandLab YouTube channel for more updates, tutorials, and more. We’ll be dropping more videos in the coming weeks – there’ll be more tutorials on how to create beats from some of your favorite artists!

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