Control Your Drum Roll Build Ups in a Different Way

Control Your Drum Roll Build Ups in a Different Way

In modern genres of electronic music, drum sounds play a crucial role. We have previously covered numerous techniques that show you how to mix, tame possible harshness, or accent them properly. Drum roll build-ups are an essential part of House music. Using a couple...
An Alternative Way to Vitalize Your Bass

An Alternative Way to Vitalize Your Bass

Basslines are a vital element of any decent sounding song. To be honest, without them, 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...
Tame Harsh Frequencies With SmartEQ2

Tame Harsh Frequencies With SmartEQ2

Taming harsh frequencies of live and modulated instruments is a common process in mixing and audio processing. Instruments with a lot of dynamic content, such as modulated pads, can be notoriously difficult to blend in a mix. In many situations, the standard EQ simply...
How to Make Massive Layered Build-Ups

How to Make Massive Layered Build-Ups

Build-ups are one of the essential elements of today’s dance music. They drive the track forward, introduce an uplifting feeling, and raise the overall energy level. Surely you will agree that making a layered build-up can be never-ending fun. Nevertheless, sometimes...
Generate a Perfect Clap

Generate a Perfect Clap

The Clap is undoubtedly one of the essential rhythmic elements in modern music. It all started with Roland’s TR-808 and TR-909 drum machines, which introduced sampled clap sounds that consequently marked an era in contemporary dance music. These type of clap...