Exciting Filter Modulation

Exciting Filter Modulation

Modulating sounds with filters is not a new idea in music production. It has actually been a standard since the introduction of first synthesizers and guitar effects. As time passed more and more manufacturers of effects started to make complex filter units with lots...

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Juice Up Your Sounds with Multi-Effects Processing

Juice Up Your Sounds with Multi-Effects Processing

  In recent years, we have witnessed the emergence of many different effects that were shown to be quite potent for some complex sound mangling. Containing multiple effects in one plugin unit quickly became a standard. One of those effects that caught my...

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The Philosophy of Stereo Widening Techniques

The Philosophy of Stereo Widening Techniques

Stereo widening is an action that basically increases the perceived width of a mix or individual instruments. You can use it on just about any source. However, most professional music producers agree that elements with prominent low-frequency content like kick drums...

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Alternative Way to Vitalize Your Bass

Alternative Way to Vitalize Your Bass

The bassline is a vital element of any decent sounding song. To be honest, without it, music would not be the same. It doesn't matter if we are speaking about rock, pop, or electronic music; the bassline is one of the pillars of music in general. We can't stress...

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Get Creative With Comb Filter

Get Creative With Comb Filter

  Audio filters were always playing a huge role as indispensable tools in music production. They are used for a variety of purposes, from audio cleanup to special effects. Filter parameters can be copied, pasted, automated, and adjusted in real-time. In addition,...

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Eliminate Vocal Sibilance with DeEsser

Eliminate Vocal Sibilance with DeEsser

Back in the day, vocals were usually recorded far away from the microphone. While all this was going on, there was no need for a handy little thing called DeEsser. As technology progressed, we were able to record vocals by singing or speaking closer to the microphone,...

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Explore Multiband Compression Benefits

Explore Multiband Compression Benefits

It seems to me that there are many different compression types used in music production nowadays. However, I find one of them extremely useful. This is because it allows the audio signal to be processed and controlled in a number of bands rather that one band like in...

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Useful Tips for Mixing Kick and Bass

Useful Tips for Mixing Kick and Bass

As you probably already know, it's all about that bass. In today’s popular electronic genres, your mix largely depends on how you control the low-end of the frequency spectrum. Mixing and affecting low-end is a rather complex skill that requires time, practice, and an...

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