Tighten Up Your Drum Sounds with NI Battery 4

Tighten Up Your Drum Sounds with NI Battery 4

These days, it seems that there are many ways to dynamically and tonally process your drum sounds. This is because we have numerous useful tools ranging from compressors and harmonic enhancers to special equalizing techniques. What is more, I would like to highlight...
Creating Liquid Drum and Bass Grooves

Creating Liquid Drum and Bass Grooves

INTRODUCTION   Drum & Bass is a very dynamic genre. It has evolved so much since the ’90s but is still grounded in acoustic elements. In this blog, I will walk through a more synthetic style of D&B – liquid D&B. For a more detailed walk-through...
How to Make Massive Layered Build-Ups

How to Make Massive Layered Build-Ups

The Importance of 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. There is no denying that build-ups with more or less complex drops...
Humanize Your Drum Groove Samples

Humanize Your Drum Groove Samples

Although it is true that modern production programs are highly advanced, we must remember that it’s still fairly easy to tell when a drum part was played by a human, and when by a piece of software. A human never plays perfectly in time. A computer can. Hence the...