Return Delay Magic

Return Delay Magic

  Producers often underestimate the creative advantages of using delay units on return tracks. This technique seems to get obscured by the fact that most delays have an adjustable dry/wet parameter which, when on anything other than 100%, makes the unit a...
Make Complex Delay Effects With Replika XT (Part 2)

Make Complex Delay Effects With Replika XT (Part 2)

In the last week’s tutorial, I was talking about Replika XT by Native Instruments. Since this is a rather complex piece of audio software, I felt like it deserves a sequel. This is because it offers so many possibilities regarding sound manipulation. Five deeply...
Hemiola in Electronic Music

Hemiola in Electronic Music

INTRODUCTION A Hemiola is a rhythmic arrangement where one voice imposes a meter (time signature) over a voice that is playing in a different meter by accenting certain notes. There are many popular adaptations and arrangements of Hemiola that vary in complexity. They...
Introduce a Psychedelic Twist to Your Instruments

Introduce a Psychedelic Twist to Your Instruments

Psychedelic music, also known as Psychedelia, originates from 1960’s rock bands from the U.S.A. and U.K. It created many sub-genres like psychedelic folk, psychedelic rock, acid rock, and psychedelic pop before declining in the early 1980’s. Numerous...