Produce a Unique Reverb Sound

Produce a Unique Reverb Sound

A low-quality reverb unit can just make your instruments sound muddy and lifeless. On the other hand, high-quality reverb effects can definitely introduce a totally different dimension and simply make everything sound better. Read the following tutorial and learn how...

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Widen Your Sounds With Unison

Widen Your Sounds With Unison

  In music, Unison represents two or more musical parts sounding the same pitch or at an octave interval, usually at the same time. Rhythmic patterns which are homorhythmic are also called unison. In this tutorial, we will demonstrate how to widen your sounds...

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Explore New Dimensions of Sound with Doppler Effect

Explore New Dimensions of Sound with Doppler Effect

The Doppler effect (or the Doppler shift) is the change in frequency or wavelength of a wave in relation to the observer who is moving relative to the wave source. The effect got its name after the Austrian physicist Christian Doppler, who described the phenomenon in...

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Multiband Compression To Process Your Kick Drum

Multiband Compression To Process Your Kick Drum

Modern electronic music can't really be imagined without a solid kick drum. One of the processing techniques that come to mind to most producers when mixing a kick drum is compression, especially when trying to glue the kick to the track. However, unlike common...

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Use Layering to Heat up Your Basslines

Use Layering to Heat up Your Basslines

The bassline is one of the elements most likely to be subject to different forms of editing and coloring in modern electronic dance music. As with other elements of the mix, it benefits a lot if we apply layering techniques to it. Layering is an essential technique...

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REV-X Loops – An Outstanding Loop Engine by Output

REV-X Loops – An Outstanding Loop Engine by Output

I heard the phrase “you can never get enough loops” more than once from a bunch of electronic music producers. This is somewhat true, but after you get all those samples, the truth is you will probably check them just a couple of times. That can be a waste of money,...

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Subway Series: Erhu Man

Subway Series: Erhu Man

This week I am honoring a well known performer in the Boston area, Zhi Zhou, the Erhu player. Check out this blog from Tramminhdao for some background info. I captured a piece of his performance and imported it in Lumit so I could explore his musical themes and let...

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Make Creative Artifacts By Following These Simple Steps

Make Creative Artifacts By Following These Simple Steps

INTRODUCTION   As a matter of fact, you don't need much to generate cool timbres. In essence, often times the effect itself creates the sound, especially at drastic settings. Today, I will show you how I created an alien-like sound effect from a short, low...

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Modulation Effects (Part 2)

Modulation Effects (Part 2)

Contrary to the effects I covered in "Part 1" of this lesson, in "Part 2" I will deal with modulation effects that alter sounds in ways that one might call dramatic and bizarre. Although these - more or less - "advanced" effects have been on the market for years, they...

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