How to Make a Layered Snare Drum

How to Make a Layered Snare Drum

  It is a fact that layering is a crucial aspect of making any style of music that relies on programmed drum sounds. Designing a single snare drum can be a time-consuming process. This is because you need to use everything from filters, distortions, compressors,...
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,...
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...
The Complete Guide to Understanding Compression

The Complete Guide to Understanding Compression

  Today, many DAW users tend to operate compressors without enough background knowledge – without knowing what compressors “actually” do. Compression can be a blessing or a curse. It can make a poor performance sound tight or ruin the dynamics of a good...