Tutorials / 25 January 2021

Beats from scratch: How to turn everyday objects into killer sounds using BandLab

How to turn everyday objects into killer sounds

Musicians and producers have been thinking outside the box since the dawn of music recording. Guitars? Drums? Synths? Nah… We’re talking everyday objects you wouldn’t normally associate with music.

From the sneaker squeeks in Flo Rida’s “Game Time” to the viral rendition of AC/DC’s Thunderstruck with a broken washing machine, the sky’s the limit if you’re willing to experiment!

So if you’re looking to add that unorthodox element to your music, this is the guide for you. In this tutorial video, we show you how to record sounds from everyday objects on BandLab.

If you’re inspired, you can fork the beat we created in the video below. Or simply use it as a starting point for your beats created with everyday objects!

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