Tagged blog posts: How to make it

How to make It 003: Mark Ronson, sampling, and the transformation of music

Our third installment of How to Make It delves into the sampling revolution, and how a man from London dove headfirst into the deep pool of repurposing music - and subsequently became the master pop producer of a generation.

How to Make It 002: a rogue horse’s gallop to Hollywood

In our second instalment of the How to Make It series, we take a look at the sonic rise of the 2019 viral country rap star Lil Nas X, and how the smash single ‘Old Town Road’ became the longest running Billboard #1 of all time.

How to Make It 001: scratch prodigy to production master

Introducing How to Make It: a series where we follow artists, songs and pivotal moments in music production that changed the lives of the person behind it, and subsequently the rest of the world. Our first installment follows the story of a beloved DJ and producer, A-Trak.