Side-Chain Return Effects

Side-Chain Return Effects

Side-Chain Compression   As most of you already know, side-chain compression is a widely used technique for producers in a variety of genres, particularly EDM. It’s most often employed on bass lines, automatically ducking the volume of the bass to let the...
7 Expert Delay Effect Tips

7 Expert Delay Effect Tips

The Almighty Delay   Delay is one of the most used audio effects in music production. Not only is delay a very important effect in itself; it’s also one of the basic building blocks for many other effects, including reverb, chorus, and flanger. If you...
Understanding Phase and Phasing

Understanding Phase and Phasing

Phase (sometimes called “position”) is the orientation of a cyclical waveform in time, relative to a another cyclical waveform.   Here is an analogy on a less abstract level… If I were to start singing Twinkle Twinkle Little Star from the lyrics “up above...