Widen Your Drum Loops With a Frequency Shifter

Widen Your Drum Loops With a Frequency Shifter

Frequency Shifter raises or lowers the frequency of an input signal using a complex amplitude modulation-like technique. Unlike the pitch shifter, it does not preserve the harmonic relationships between the various tones and harmonics in the input signal. In the next...

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Add Accents to Your Melody With Percussion Sounds

Add Accents to Your Melody With Percussion Sounds

While making a track you'll likely come to the point where it's time to write a melody. Whether it's a lead or an arpeggiated melody sequence, it should sound like it belongs there, with the other elements of the mix. This process can take a lot of time and trial and...

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Create Epic Cinematic Drums

Create Epic Cinematic Drums

Cinematic music production is, without any doubt, a vast industry. Its approach to sound processing is, in many cases, much more complicated than producing a regular pop tune. Scoring and layering of many instruments is often a time-consuming process. In earlier...

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Tone Shaping with Scheps Parallel Particles by Waves Audio

Tone Shaping with Scheps Parallel Particles by Waves Audio

Tone shaping plugin units that offer various sound processing options are not a new thing, but some of them are ahead of others in terms of sound quality and ease-of-use. Recently, Waves Audio presented us with Scheps Parallel Particles, and we will present it in the...

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Making Trap Kicks – Pitch Envelope and Sample Transient

Making Trap Kicks – Pitch Envelope and Sample Transient

Although Trap music has been hitting us with infectious boomy 808 kicks since the 1990s, the genre did not branch off into popular EDM until 2012. It then absorbed the musical conventions of the EDM scene – like drops and build-ups – and spread its addictive kick...

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Get a Realistic Acoustic Guitar Sound (Part 1)

Get a Realistic Acoustic Guitar Sound (Part 1)

Surely you will agree that the acoustic guitar is one of the most used instruments out there. Countless everlasting hits in modern music were written for acoustic guitar, ranging from classical music and rock and roll, all the way up to modern hybrids of electronic...

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Stereo Widening with PHA-979 by Voxengo

Stereo Widening with PHA-979 by Voxengo

You can apply many techniques to achieve a stereo widening effect. This process is highly useful in making your instruments or vocals sound more prominent and spacious. The good news is that today, there are many different analog and digital effects that can help you...

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Non-Linear Summing Tutorial

Non-Linear Summing Tutorial

Over the past few decades, many popular songs were recorded in expensive studios with even more expensive equipment. One of these high-end pieces of equipment are definitely analog mixing desks, which are highly praised for the sound they deliver. That warmth and...

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