Improve Your Kick Drum With Saturation

Improve Your Kick Drum With Saturation

One of the most effective ways to process your kick drum is using saturation. Saturation, when used correctly, can bring an instrument to life and to the forefront of your mix. We’ll show you how to improve your kick drum with saturation in this tutorial. As...
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...
Add Interest to Drum Loops With Reverb

Add Interest to Drum Loops With Reverb

Reverb is one of the most versatile effects out there. You can use it as an insert effect, on a return bus, and in many other creative ways. It gives space, depth, color, and many other attributes to every processed audio. In this tutorial, we will show you how to use...
Color Your Instruments with Lo-Fi Sound

Color Your Instruments with Lo-Fi Sound

  People tend to be nostalgic about the old days when the music was recorded and played over tape mediums like cassettes and reel-to-reel tape machines. There are some genuinely unique characteristics brought by this kind of devices and mediums. The sound of...
An Alternative Way to Tune Your Hi-Hats

An Alternative Way to Tune Your Hi-Hats

  Proper tuning is fundamental to getting a good drum tone. As with any instrument, it can take years to develop an ear for what a properly tuned bass, tom, or snare drum should sound like. Tuning your drums is an essential practice, just like tuning your guitar...
Add Power to Your Kick Drum

Add Power to Your Kick Drum

The techniques for tuning, mixing, and overall processing of the kick drum represent a form of “audio science” in the realm of today’s electronic music. There are countless methods used in order to achieve a perfect sounding kick drum. Compressors, EQ`s or...