A rising talent on the underground scene, Daniel Orpi’s productions have been signed to labels like Kaluki, CUFF, Criminal Hype, La Pera, Saved and Cr2, and played by tastemakers such as Marco Carola, Claude Vonstroke and Darius Syrossian. Hot on the heels of his recent Groove Me EP on Heaters, he is moving the focus to his studio with his first production course for Mixtank – a 3-hour start-to-finish studio session that sees him cover every step of writing a track from scratch.

In Session With… Daniel Orpi showcases a raw and unplanned writing session by Daniel which documents his entire production process and gives you an insight into every aspect of his decision-making along the way. Working in Ableton and using a range of plugins by SPL, Waves, FabFilter and Cableguys, the tutorial is broken down into 13 chapters covering essential workflow techniques, tips and tricks, including:

  • A full studio session with Daniel Orpi as he writes a track from scratch
  • How to make his minimal tech house sound in Ableton
  • How to create solid, detailed grooves and bass
  • How to effectively manipulate audio samples
  • How to use popular plugins by FabFilter, Cableguys and TAL

>> In Session With… Daniel Orpi is available via Mixtank <<

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  1. Getting Started With Drums
  2. Moving On To The Bassline
  3. Drum Details & Bassline Tweaks
  4. Adding A Vocal Sample
  5. Detailing The Groove
  6. Adding Textures & Ambience
  7. Starting The Arrangement
  8. Adding Details With A Drum Machine
  9. Creating Transitions With Automation
  10. Crashes & Impacts
  11. Effecting The Vocals
  12. Finishing The Arrangement
  13. Mixing Down