Creating a Layered Techno Kick Drum

Creating a Layered Techno Kick Drum

Techno is famous for its huge and ground shaking kick drums with powerful low-end frequencies. Producers are usually dedicating lots of their attention to creating solid kick drums because, in most cases, one kick drum sample is not enough to achieve the desired...
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...
Make Your Drum Sounds Lo-Fi

Make Your Drum Sounds Lo-Fi

Lo-fi is known as a musical or production standard in which elements otherwise regarded as imperfections of a recording are audible, and often exist as a deliberate aesthetic preference. It’s one of many proofs of how the standards of sound quality, or fidelity,...
Compression Red Flags

Compression Red Flags

Before I start, I should disclose that using solely visual clues to help you mix and master will never work out. You could have a waveform that looks similar to your favorite track but sounds like garbage because the compressor so dramatically treated it. What visual...