I have been training as a 'classical' musician my whole life, but I have only learned how to compose electronic music recently. One of the techniques that I learned for the soundtrack to Rank: Warmaster is sidechaining. If you listen to EDM a lot, you may have noticed that the kick drum cuts through the texture, while some of the other sounds get softer. I've always noticed this technique when I listened to EDM, but I never knew how to do it. It turns out that it's pretty easy to do in Ableton Live 10! 

Here is a little clip of what sidechaining sounds like. Listen for how the kick drum cuts through everything, and for the 'hopping' synthesizers after each kick drum hit. 

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