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5 Steps for Writing Amazing Bass Lines

Today on 3-Minute Theory: How to write an amazing bass line (that's way better than all those boring bass lines we hear in the charts all the time) for your chord progression.

Check out this Hack Music Theory video/podcast…

Write HEAVY Bass Lines Using the Harmonic Minor Scale

Today on 3-Minute Theory: How to write HEAVY bass lines using the harmonic minor scale.

Check out this Hack Music Theory video/podcast if you're wanting to go heavier with your bass lines, and the natural minor scale (AKA…

Programming Unique Drums Using a Polymeter (5/16 over 4/4)

Today on 3-Minute Theory: How to make unique drum patterns that stand out from the crowd.

Check out this Hack Music Theory video/podcast if you're tired of boring drums and want to learn how to program interesting patterns instead…

How to Write Epic EDM Bass Drops in 7 Steps

Today on 3-Minute Theory: How to write an epic EDM bass drop in 7 steps!

If you’re an EDM producer, there’s nothing worse than giving your audience an epic build on the snare drum, then following that with a…

3 Hacks for EDM Bass Lines & Kick Drums

Michael from Germany asked us the following question on YouTube: “As I build more interesting bass lines for my EDM track, I run into the problem that some bass notes run parallel with the kick. Sure I can just

6 Hacks for Better Bass Lines

Jennifer from Vancouver emailed us with this question: “I’m new to producing, and I’m trying to learn more about bass and how it works, cuz the way I’m doing it now is sounding really boring. You know when you

How to Write Great Songs: Bass Lines (Song 1)

Follow this simple step-by-step Hack Music Theory guide for writing great bass lines!

Step 1: Start with the root note of each chord in your chord progression
If you’re working in a digital audio workstation (DAW), then copy…