Tutorials / 1 October 2021

How to make a disco house beat on BandLab – Beat Maker Series

How to make a disco house beat

Watch our video tutorial on how you can make a disco house beat right here on BandLab’s free web Mix Editor.

Disco dominated the charts in the 70s but by the turn of the decade, it was nose-diving out of fashion at a rate of knots. But it wasn’t the end of the road for disco music. Disco music saw itself reinvented by a group of DJs and music producers in Chicago. And they called it house music.

Many DJs would take disco classics and remix them – adding percussion breaks, changing tempos, rearranging sections. At this period, technology like samplers and drum machines were becoming accessible to the layman, creating a wave of bedroom producers and amateur DJs in the scene. Those classic disco records were given a new lease of life, this time with hard-hitting electronic drum machines and synthesizers forming the backdrop.

In this video tutorial, we’ll show you how to create a disco house beat from scratch on BandLab. Our web-based DAW, the Mix Editor, is completely free and has all the tools you need to start making great music. All you need is your browser!

Need some inspiration to start your own disco house hit? You can fork the disco house beat we created in the video tutorial below.

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