Sonny Digital Don Toliver “After Party” Inside The Track 65 TUTORIAL
The first ever MWTM series with producer Sonny Digital has landed! Hosted at Hollywood’s iconic EastWest studios, these videos explore Sonny’s beat-making and broader music production workflow. He takes you through a number of FL Studio sessions, focussing mainly on that of the 2020 hit ‘After Party’ by Don Toliver. You’ll gain insight into how he selects his samples and alters them to create unique sounds using techniques for cutting, reversing, time-scale modification, and more. Witness how he arranges melodic hooks with drum and bass patterns while leaving space for a vocalist to add their parts. Aside from composition, Sonny also reveals how he combines a variety of tools including MPC hardware, FL Studio, and Pro Tools. Furthermore, he elaborates on his collaboration with other renowned talents Mike Dean and Travis Scott!
Artist relationships, multi-track session, sample choice, editing, treatment, room for vocals, melodies
Merging samples, patterns, arrangement, combining tools, headphones, instruments, collaboration
Bass patches, layering kick & snare samples, separation between tracks, integrating live drums