Friendly Stereo Sub

Friendly Stereo Sub

As most sub-bases are mono, there is a shortage of tips & techniques for creating stereo sub-basses. Therefore, here I will walk you through how I made this PATCH in FM8 and why I chose the settings I did. It is meant to be used in a booming Hip Hop or Pop...
Methodical Sound Synthesis

Methodical Sound Synthesis

Most techniques that are used to synthesize sound are based around the source and modify concept. To illustrate my point, one element produces the sound source while another element changes it over time. This concept is more obvious in simpler, commercially successful...
Ways to Wobble

Ways to Wobble

Needless to say, most Dubstep is characterized by wobbly, unstable bass timbres. The technique was made popular with the birth of subtractive synthesizers. However, it has evolved into something way more exotic. There are a number of ways to impose this sort of...
Transition Effects

Transition Effects

A significant aspect of EDM tracks that is often overlooked is the structure. On its own, it can tell us whether a track is more likely to be featured in Clubs or on the radio. Additionally, depending on how the producer approaches it, the way a track is structured...