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...
Skrillex Badman Lead

Skrillex Badman Lead

The world of EDM seems to be spiraling into a vortex of growling basses and screechy leads. And, although you should look for ways to diversify and find your own voice, it’s helpful to understand how some of these popular sounds are created. In this article, I’ll be...
How to Make a Talking Synth Sound

How to Make a Talking Synth Sound

Simulation of the human voice was one of the things that synthesizer makers and music producers tried to achieve since the beginning of the synthesizer era. The first attempts at synthesizing the human voice were made in Doctor Who episodes with Dalek voices. Later...
Funky Synth Stab Tutorial

Funky Synth Stab Tutorial

Funk is a very distinct style of music based on R&B which emphasizes melodic chord progression and brings a strong groove. Old-fashioned funky sounds originating from the ’80s are coming back into modern music production. For this reason, in this tutorial,...
Kick Drum Synthesis Tutorial

Kick Drum Synthesis Tutorial

There is no denying that kick drums are critical components in today’s electronic dance music. I am sure that many of you probably own different sample banks with various kick drum sounds. However, my goal is to help you understand how to make something of your own...
How to Make a Bass that Stands Out in the Mix

How to Make a Bass that Stands Out in the Mix

  In addition to drum sounds and overall rhythm, the bass is surely one of the most important elements which need a lot of attention in the mix. Making it stand out in the mix, especially in today’s electronic dance music, can be a tedious process. This is...