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,...
Humanize Your Drum Groove Samples

Humanize Your Drum Groove Samples

  Although modern production programs are indeed highly advanced, we must remember that it’s still fairly easy to tell when a human played a drum part, and when by a piece of software. A human never plays perfectly in time. A computer can. Hence the problem. The...
Understanding Phase and Phasing

Understanding Phase and Phasing

Phase (sometimes called “position”) is the orientation of a cyclical waveform in time, relative to a another cyclical waveform.   Here is an analogy on a less abstract level… If I were to start singing Twinkle Twinkle Little Star from the lyrics “up above...
Discover 3 Different Side-Chain Settings in Lumit

Discover 3 Different Side-Chain Settings in Lumit

Side-Chain in Lumit   First and foremost, Our compressor/expander and noise gate have three different settings for side-chain input. If you’re not familiar with side-chain or “ducking”, it often sounds like this…      ...
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...
Maximize Loudness With These Processing Tips

Maximize Loudness With These Processing Tips

Maximizing the Loudness of Your Mix   The loudness war is over. EDM artists are too busy finding ways to get their mixes sounding louder to reminisce about the days of dynamics. Although I agree with the loudness conservatives who say they’d “rather hear a...