Dua Lipa is an iconic pop singer with a distinct sound and style. In this video Isabelle explores the general ideas that Dua Lipa uses in her songs and shows how to produce and arrange a song in the same style as Dua Lipa.
The best part is that by using samples and MIDI editing, you don’t need a ton of technical skills or theoretical knowledge.
With these basic music production, arrangement and theory tips it’s easier than you think to start producing tracks that sound like Dua Lipa.
Tell us what you think of Isabelle’s music production tutorial in the comments!
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00:43 Find a strings samples
00:54 Pick out punchy kicks and snares
01:20 Punch in a four on the floor beat
01:33 Add brighter elements like high hats and shakers
01:51 Add panned open hi-hats to the off beats
02:20 Get creative with unique percussive sounds
02:33 Add claps to the snare beat
03:06 Writing a funky bass line
03:36 Bass production techniques
04:15 Adding chords and harmonies
04:55 Adding chorus effects
05:20 Chopping and arranging guitar samples
06:30 How to arrange a pop song
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