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DJ Dahi: Producing 'Gravity'

Published June 2023

Californian producer DJ Dahi has worked with an incredible array of artists, including SZA, Kendrick Lamar, Steve Lacy, Childish Gambino, Post Malone, Travis Scott and Dr. Dre.

In our exclusive video interview, Dahi talks about his production process and the value of working with real musicians, and breaks down his influential production of 'Gravity' for Brent Faiyaz featuring Tyler, the Creator.


00:00 - Intro
00:34 - Working With Real Musicians In Modern Music
02:54 - Playing With Danny Keys, Kendrick Lamar & Sounwave
07:58 - Hardware Versus Software
08:30 - Favorite Keyboards: Prophet 10, Mellotron & Jupiter 4
10:03 - Using Genelec Monitors
10:54 - Gravity Track Breakdown: How It Started
12:05 - Meeting And Working With Brent Faiyaz
14:32 - Reworking The Guitar Loop
16:59 - Building A Beat
21:16 - Drum Production Techniques And Plug-ins
24:12 - Bringing In Tyler, the Creator
25:27 - Vocal Production And Tricks
30:45 - A Surprise Hit
31:58 - Outro

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