Tough Pluck

Tough Pluck

This week’s PATCH is a real tough bass. I made it in Massive, but you could make it in just about any synth with at least 3 oscillators that can generate complex waveforms. FX are really important on this one, especially compression and EQ. They help shape the...
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...
Make a Punchy Sub-Bass

Make a Punchy Sub-Bass

Sub-bass is one of the foundations of modern electronic music. Because of that, it requires close attention when it comes to processing, so as to make it sit in the mix properly. There are many techniques we can use to do that, and in the next tutorial we will present...
Deep Analog Techno Bass Tutorial

Deep Analog Techno Bass Tutorial

Not only is Techno exciting as other popular genres like House and Dubstep, but it is also unique in terms of production and sound design. In a way, it embodies the futuristic fusion of man and machine. One of the main features of the genre is that rolling techno bass...