Back in 2001, the relationship between the music industry and the internet was very much in its infancy. Still feeling the effects of an uninvited guest called Napster turning up and ruining the party, the music industry concentrated on defending optical media consumption rather than contemplating a digital, disc-less future together.

Before the revolution of web 2.0 made content sharing accessible to the masses, music promotion was also a very different game; a world not yet obsessed with aggressive monetization of online attention and trading our ‘likes’ as currency.

Fast forward to today and now anyone can have their fifteen minutes of fame, using a whole host of creative online platforms, reaching a truly global audience in an instant. One such artist to skyrocket into our consciousness via the power of the internet is American singer-songwriter Billie Eilish

For an artist who only started releasing music in 2015, she already has some impressive statistics under her belt. The music video for her track ‘Bad Guy’ was published on YouTube 22nd March 2019, and in less than six months it has received a staggering 522 million views. On Spotify Bad Guy has a total of 787 million plays, and currently aged just 17 years old, Billie is the only artist born after the year 2000 to achieve a number 1 hit single in the US chart.

Today we show you how to recreate the bass and lead sounds from the phenomenally popular ‘Bad Guy’ by Billie Eilish with DRC.

Click here to download the Ableton project file

Being bad has never felt so good,
Team Imaginando

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Published on 12 Sep 2019

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Published on 31 Jul 2019

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Published on 22 Jul 2019

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Published on 31 Jul 2019

Do you like surprises? Do you like the thrill and excitement of finding incredible bargains at prices that are simply too good to miss?Get ready for two weeks of scorching hot discounts, because our ‘Summer Madness’ sale starts this Thursday, 1st August.INCLUDES 50% OFF ALL DESKTOP PRODUCTS FOR 14 DAYS ONLY!This is the biggest ever desktop discount we’ve offered and it’s double the length of a standard sale. This is your chance to get the best ever deal on desktop products - everything is half price for the entire event.What about mobile? You guys have phones, right?! Get set for some monumental mega-savings on both iOS and Android with 14 fantastic ‘Mobile Deals Of The Day’. Each day there will be a different in-app purchase available for 24 hours only, for the crazy-low price of just $1!INCLUDES ALL PURCHASES, ALL APPS!There is an absolutely massive amount of total savings on offer, each day is a surprise. Once they are gone, they are gone, so stay tuned to our social pages and keep an eye on app notifications to make sure you don’t miss out on EPIC discounts of up to 92%!Want DRC including AUv3? Want LK MATRIX module? Want both for less than the price of a coffee?! This is your chance - don’t miss out!August just got awesome,Team ImaginandoTerms and conditions:Desktop: 50% off the regular retail price of DRC For Desktop and K7D For Desktop for any purchases made during the promotional period beginning 01/08/2019 at 00:00 BST and ending 14/08/2019 at 23:59 BST. No code required, prices on our website store will be automatically updated to include the discount for the duration of the promotion.Mobile: Each day of the promotional period one featured mobile purchase (referred to as ‘Mobile Deal Of The Day’) will be available to buy for $1 for a period of 24 hours only. The featured purchase will change each day, and will be announced via app notifications and social media posts. On iOS, price changes for different time zones are automatically adjusted by the App Store. On Android, prices will be manually updated by us each day at 00:00 BST. We advise users to check app store prices before purchasing if located in a country with a different timezone....