Sound On Sound always gives us great insights in their “Inside Track” series where they give insights to the time, place, gear and creative process used in creating great recordings. This installment covers making Draco by Future and includes an interview with his late engineer Seth Firkins, who also mixed artists that include Rihanna, Young Thug, Jay-Z, Trina, Ciara, and Gucci Mane. Read about Future’s vocal chain, Auto-Tune and more.

“Future is that rare thing in the world of hip-hop: an album artist. Though he has never enjoyed a US Top 10 single, his 2014 second album Honest hit number two on the Billboard charts, and his subsequent albums have all reached the top spot. In fact, he recently made history by having successive US number one hits with two different albums, released a week apart, when his eponymously titled fifth album was knocked off the top spot by his sixth, HNDRXX (pronounced ‘Hendrix’)…”

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