Enrich Your Mix With a Huge Pad Sound

Enrich Your Mix With a Huge Pad Sound

  The word “Pad” can refer to many things in the studio. From pads on your midi controller to drum machine buttons. It is a fact that the synthesizer Pad Sound had been a necessary element of various music genres since the birth of synthesizers 4+ decades ago....
Get Creative with Your Vocals

Get Creative with Your Vocals

  Vocal processing techniques are complicated, but they also represent a never-ending creative process with countless different manipulation approaches. One of the most innovative ways to alter the vocals is pitch editing with the help of vocoder effects. Check...

Woodwind Instruments: Oboe

The oboe was the most popular Baroque woodwind instrument. In the early 17th century, it saw a rapid technological advance amongst the main instrument-making families in France. These families were the Philidor’s, the Chedevilles, and the Hotteterres. Many...
Earthly Pads

Earthly Pads

INTRODUCTION   Today I’ve made a pad synth in FM8 that might remind you of something from an ambient Squarepusher track like Tundra or Tommib. It consists of 3 carriers, enveloping, frequency modulation, low-pass filtering, and reverb. The patch is easy to...

Bowed String Instruments: Cello

Violoncello, or cello for short, has arguably the most profound sound in the violin family. It’s probably the youngest member and certainly, the most recently perfected in form and proportion. In the first half of the 16th century, renowned violin makers began...