Precise Limiting with Pro-L by FabFilter

Precise Limiting with Pro-L by FabFilter

A precise peak limiter is an essential tool for every mastering or mixing engineer, but choosing the right limiter plugin for the mastering chain can be a difficult challenge. Using a low-quality limiter can ruin the mix. Therefore it’s always better to aim at...
Making Synth Stabs

Making Synth Stabs

INTRODUCTION   Here is a neat patch that is very simple but fine-tuned. Good quality patches are usually so because their parameter settings were dialed to “sweet-spots” by a trained ear rather than set to coarse values that seem to work in a similar...
8 Bar EDM Buildup

8 Bar EDM Buildup

INTRODUCTION There is no drop without anticipation. A drop without a buildup is like a good ending to a bad movie. There are many different styles and lengths of buildups but the most popular are 8 and 16 bar EDM buildups. In this tutorial I will walk through the...
Zippy Pop Lead

Zippy Pop Lead

INTRODUCTION It’s tough to make a successful instrumental piece of music these days. Vocals reign supreme. Just about every song on the radio has vocals, up front and focussed. The reason it is so difficult to replace the role of vocals with an instrument is their...