Subway Series: Ilana Katz Katz

Subway Series: Ilana Katz Katz

The next segment of the Lumit subway series features local artist, Ilana Katz Katz: a Blues and Appalachian Fiddler, singer, composer, novelist, and painter. She lives in Boston and is known for her unique style – as a solo artist and as a bandleader. She has recorded...
Pianos in House Music

Pianos in House Music

You don’t need to know the history of the piano to understand its importance in modern-day production. Whether we’re talking about pop production or electronic music, producers are constantly finding creative ways to mix and arrange pianos in their tracks. Why? As an...
Liven the Groove With These 3 Techniques

Liven the Groove With These 3 Techniques

GROOVE IT UP   Personally, I feel that there are many things you can do as an electronic producer to make your MIDI sequences sound more life-like. Perhaps the most obvious is the use of different velocity levels. Also, there is also humanizing, a feature found...
How to Make a Layered Stereo Bass

How to Make a Layered Stereo Bass

If you have made your track with a lot of stereo elements and different panning positioning, the track might not sound good on a big sound system as it does on your studio monitors. This is especially problematic if you have used some stereo widening tools on the bass...