How to make Electro Pop | Stadiumx breakdown their hit track “Heaven”
In this exclusive edition of “In The Studio,” Hungarian duo Stadiumx give us an inside look at how they produced their hit track “Heaven” which features fellow Hungarian artist Azahriah and a vocal feature from Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Sam Martin. This series aims to help aspiring music producers learn professional techniques by providing a sneak peek into the gear, software, workflow and ideas behind today’s biggest dance songs.
David and Sully, the talents behind Stadiumx, have been staples of electronic music since coming together in 2012. With infectious tracks like “Love You Forever” and “Howl at the Moon” under their belt, the pair have played festivals like Tomorrowland and conquered stages worldwide with their energetic “X-sound” – a product of fusing production styles from multiple genres.
In this masterclass, Sully from Stadiumx gives us a play-by-play of how he starts with initial inspiration and builds out a professional-grade track from start to finish. We get an exclusive glimpse into his favorite tools, plugins, and intricacies that go into every Stadiumx production. Sully walks us through his exact creative process, dissecting the Stadiumx sound and revealing the secrets behind those signature hard-hitting beats, catchy melodies, and larger-than-life arrangements we’ve come to love.
From where he finds inspiration to how he ultimately arrives at the final mastered product, join us as Sully pulls back the curtain on the Stadiumx formula for dancefloor domination. This is an essential masterclass for all aspiring producers looking to understand the professional techniques that have cemented Stadiumx’s reputation for electronic excellence.
We have also compiled a list of plugins Stadiumx used in the track breakdown:
- Pro Q3
- Kickstart 2
- UAD Brigade
- Surge XT
- Native Instruments BITE
- UAD Neve 88RS
- UAD Little Labs
- Fabfilter Pro C2
- UAD Teletronix LA-2A
- Gem Dopamine
- Black Box
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