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  And now for something completely different; this week we turn to The Muppets for our fortnightly dose of inspiration! This […]

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In this quarantine challenge, Éclat member Edi Fahlqvist has very kindly offered to share one of her own sample packs! […]

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Many artists have been putting out interesting and engaging work and resources for other musicians in light of the current […]

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Welcome to our third session of Éclat: Quarantine Edition! This week y’all pitched in and helped with creating our very […]

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  This is our second Éclat under Covid-19 Quarantine! The goal here at Éclat is to help you feel inspired […]

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Welcome to this very special Quarantine Edition of Éclat Crew! First of all, I want to say that I hope […]

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As you can tell, we’re loving Hobo’s cheeky music-making videos. Here’s another one, this time on how to make Deep […]

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Another great inspiring video from Hobo on how you can make a HOUSE Track using sounds you find around your […]

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This is genuinely the first time that I’ve seen sellotape used to make a bassline.

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The wonderful youtuber WangleLine has made this delightful video all about Granular Synthesis! If you’re interested in learning how to […]

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You might have heard us talking about Granular Synthesis! This is a great way to create some new sounds from […]

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This week we are remixing Dorian Electra‘s banger ‘Career Boy’! It came to our attention that you can get the […]

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We are super excited to be introducing our first Guest Curator for 2020, producer, Watergate-resident DJ and label owner Yulia […]

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This week I could not be more thrilled to be sharing vocal samples from one of our very own producers! […]

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The website Reverb.com has collaborated with Youtuber Andrew Huang to share some tracks he made for his series ‘Weird Gear’! […]

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Happy New Year! It’s 2020, and while chaos may be reigning in the world around us, at least we can […]

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Happy Holidays all you lovely Éclatians! Today is not only the 24th of December, but it’s also our usual scheduled […]

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It’s the last Éclat for the year! Or, at least the last one with a meet-up. (There’ll be a special […]

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Keen to use some found sounds to make your beats? Check out this super inspiring video from the Novation ‘Start […]

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Want to turn another sample into a Kick Drum using Logic Pro X? Check out this tutorial!

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This week we have another wonderful Guest Curator with us, Born In Flamez! Shirking notions of identity, Born in Flamez […]

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We could not be more excited to be introducing this week’s Guest Curator Perera Elsewhere! Perera Elsewhere aka Sasha Perera […]

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Have you heard of Wendy Carlos? She is one of the most important synth pioneers in history, having helped with […]

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Watch as Suzanne Ciani explains her journey and her Buchla synthesizer in this beautiful short documentary.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z3cab5IcCy8 Wendy Carlos demonstrates a number of synths and how she works with them, on BBC 6, 1989.

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I could not be more excited to introduce the wonderful Sonic Bloom as our guest curator this week! Madeleine Bloom is […]

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  In this challenge, we use nothing but audio from the Noiiz.com pack ‘Wanderer’ (plus effects, of course) to create […]

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In this challenge, we use the audio from an improvised Kalimba performance to make anything we want! Add any synths, […]

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The Challenge: To enter make a track using a one of Reverb.com’s free-to-download sample packs of classic drum machines; in […]

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  5 More Tips for Midi Drums: #1: Use different Hi Hat sounds #2: Add movement to the kick #3: […]

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5 Tips for Midi Drums: #1: Find the right samples #2: Create separate track lanes for each sample / sound […]