Tame Harsh Frequencies With SmartEQ2

Tame Harsh Frequencies With SmartEQ2

Taming harsh frequencies of live and modulated instruments is a common process in mixing and audio processing. Instruments with a lot of dynamic content, such as modulated pads, can be notoriously difficult to blend in a mix. In many situations, the standard EQ simply...
How to Make Massive Layered Build-Ups

How to Make Massive Layered Build-Ups

Build-ups are one of the essential elements of today’s dance music. They drive the track forward, introduce an uplifting feeling, and raise the overall energy level. Surely you will agree that making a layered build-up can be never-ending fun. Nevertheless, sometimes...
Multidimensional Reverb Effect

Multidimensional Reverb Effect

  Depth and sense of space are two aspects that most serious producers try to achieve in their tracks. Since reverb is an effect that does wonders for a dull and lifeless sounding mix, we can’t specify enough how crucial it is to use it in a proper way and...
Make Clap Sounds That Stand Out

Make Clap Sounds That Stand Out

Music genres like Hip-Hop, Electro, and House can’t really be imagined without clap sounds. One of the most famous and distinctive claps are the ones from the TR-808 and TR-909 drum machines, developed by Roland. Nowadays, there are many VST instruments designed...
Get Vivid Drums by Using Harmonic Saturation

Get Vivid Drums by Using Harmonic Saturation

Without proper processing, drums can sound dull and lifeless. Moreover, if the drums have emphasized high frequencies, they may sound quite artificial. It’s not a secret that processing your drum sounds with proper “warm” saturation can enormously help, although...