Get a Realistic Acoustic Guitar Sound (Part 1)

Get a Realistic Acoustic Guitar Sound (Part 1)

Surely you will agree that the acoustic guitar is one of the most used instruments out there. Countless everlasting hits in modern music were written for acoustic guitar, ranging from classical music and rock and roll, all the way up to modern hybrids of electronic...
Utilizing the Step Sequencer in NI Massive

Utilizing the Step Sequencer in NI Massive

Massive by Native Instruments is a popular soft synth on the market. A lot of dubstep producers use it to make killer sounding drops. It is used frequently but it’s step sequencer is one thing that is under-utilized. In this tutorial, I will take you through the...
Discovering the Exciting Possibilities of Glitch Effects

Discovering the Exciting Possibilities of Glitch Effects

What is Glitch?   In a computer program, a glitch is a bug that isn’t encountered very often and results in a problem. On the other hand, in computer audio, a glitch is a quick temporary noise in a file that sounds like a snap. Read the following tutorial...
Quick Arranging Tips: Song Structure

Quick Arranging Tips: Song Structure

INTRODUCTION   So you have a verse or a chorus and some introduction to it. Now you need another section. There’s not much time so you can’t start from scratch, but you don’t want it to sound repetitive. Luckily, making variations and arranging musical phrases in...
Widen Your Synth Leads in NI Massive

Widen Your Synth Leads in NI Massive

Stereo Widening   You have probably wondered how to get that huge super-saw synth lead that you often hear in today’s popular EDM genres. Indeed, It’s not about just choosing the right waveforms within oscillators or using the EQ to amplify certain...