Utilizing Tape Emulators

Utilizing Tape Emulators

  Although it is true that there are many different types of audio processing effects out there, one of them called the Tape Effect is particularly used in today's music production. It introduces gentle compression and subtle saturation to the audio signal....

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Make Wider Mixes With Mid-Side (M/S) Technique

Make Wider Mixes With Mid-Side (M/S) Technique

The mid-side technique is one of the most used tricks that helps correct the stereo sound image of the whole song, or individual elements in it. It introduces wideness, and you can find it in most compressor units as well within equalizers.   These days, many...

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5 Essential Tips For Better Mixing

5 Essential Tips For Better Mixing

  Learning the craft of mixing is a difficult and dilatory process. In the next tutorial, we will try to point out five common mistakes that should be avoided during the mixing process.   1. Your primary task is to focus   Mixing requires dedication and...

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5 Tips For Making Better Sounding Drums

5 Tips For Making Better Sounding Drums

  Today various tools can help you to mix your drum sounds. A vast palette of different compressors, equalizers, special dynamic tools like transient shapers will help you to achieve better sounding drums. Apart from that, in the next five tips, we will discuss...

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Make Your Piano Stand Out in The Mix

Make Your Piano Stand Out in The Mix

  The piano sound can be difficult to blend in the mix due to its complex tone dynamics, especially if it's not properly recorded. Therefore, in the next tutorial, we will show you a different approach that can help you make your piano stand out in the mix....

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Hocketing and Pointillism in Electronic Music

Hocketing and Pointillism in Electronic Music

Hocketing   Hocketing is a compositional technique used to develop one long musical idea into a more interesting sequence by dividing it into shorter phrases and distributing them among instruments with similar sounds. The technique has proved to be effective...

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Friendly Stereo Sub

Friendly Stereo Sub

  As most sub-bases are mono, there is a shortage of tips & techniques for creating stereo sub-basses. Therefore, here I will walk you through how I made a patch in FM8 and why I chose the settings I did. It is meant to be used in a booming Hip Hop or Pop...

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Transition Effects

Transition Effects

The structure is an often overlooked but significant aspect of EDM tracks. It can tell us whether a track is more likely to be featured in Clubs or on the radio. What's more, depending on how the producer approaches it, the way a track is structured can be enough to...

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Create Kick Drum Sounds in Tune

Create Kick Drum Sounds in Tune

  When choosing the right kick drum for your track sometimes you get lucky by randomly picking a sample that immediately sits well with the bass and other rhythmic elements in the mix. But more often than not, various equalizers, compressors, and other processing...

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