Spice up Your Synth Leads With a Phaser

The phaser effect can be often overlooked in modern music production. However, it deserves a rightful place when it comes to coloring sound. In essence, it filters the audio signal by creating a series of peaks and troughs in the frequency spectrum. The positions of...
5 Tips To Make Your Samples Sound Unique

5 Tips To Make Your Samples Sound Unique

Musicians and producers are constantly publishing their sample packs and sound sets for different hardware and software instruments. There’s so much quality content out there, this can make us lazy to create any samples of our own. Some would say that this can...
How to Make Chopped Drum Loops in 8 Easy Steps

How to Make Chopped Drum Loops in 8 Easy Steps

INTRODUCTION   I love the sound of a chopped drum loops. The timbres are familiar but the arrangement of the performance seems alien. Producers have been cutting up drum loops since the tape era, but with the DSP tools we have today, it has become a much more...
Widen Your Instruments with MicroShift by SoundToys

Widen Your Instruments with MicroShift by SoundToys

Music producers have been experimenting for decades to generate “larger than life” vocals and instruments. Luckily today, there are many ways of creating a wide stereo image, but some of the plugins are also capable of introducing additional aspects like depth and...