Layering – Create a Massive Sound

Layering – Create a Massive Sound

You have probably found yourself sitting in front of your project, selecting that favorite preset from your favorite synth again and again. But, when you listen back, the preset doesn’t provide the IMPACT you’re looking for. By using layering, you can...
Utilizing Tape Emulators

Utilizing Tape Emulators

  Although it is true that there are many different types of audio processing effects out there, one of them called the Tape Effect is particularly used in today’s music production. It introduces gentle compression and subtle saturation to the audio signal....
Spicing Up Your Synth Pads

Spicing Up Your Synth Pads

A wide variety of synth pad sounds has been around for quite a long time – since the birth of analog synths.  They usually imitate bowed or blown orchestral instruments and are evident in both the background and forefront of the majority of today’s...
Using ROUNDS to Create Authentic EDM Pump Music

Using ROUNDS to Create Authentic EDM Pump Music

  ROUNDS is a REAKTOR based synthesizer by Native Instruments that combines digital and analog synth sounds with complex sequenced sound shifting capabilities. Not a lot of people know about this synth, which is why I am writing this article. This synth is super...
Create Kick Drum Sounds in Tune

Create Kick Drum Sounds in Tune

  When choosing the right kick drum for your track sometimes you get lucky by randomly picking a sample that immediately sits well with the bass and other rhythmic elements in the mix. But more often than not, various equalizers, compressors, and other processing...
What Are Waveforms And How Do They Work?

What Are Waveforms And How Do They Work?

What is an Audio Waveform?   As a matter of fact, a waveform is merely a graph that displays amplitude or level changes over time. Amplitude is measured in a bipolar manner, with positive and negative values; not to be confused with level,  which can be the...