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 Clap Sounds That Stand Out

Make Clap Sounds That Stand Out

Music genres like Hip-Hop, Electro, and House can’t really be imagined without clap sounds. One of the most famous and distinctive claps are the ones from the TR-808 and TR-909 drum machines, developed by Roland. Nowadays, there are many VST instruments designed...
Use White Noise to Enrich Your Snare Drum

Use White Noise to Enrich Your Snare Drum

Few drum elements are more discussed when talking about modern electronic dance music than the snare. Snare sounds come in all shapes and colors, and many techniques are used to incorporate an otherwise isolated sample into a mix. In this tutorial, we will show you a...
Add Attitude to Your Vocals

Add Attitude to Your Vocals

Producing vocals to stand out in the mix is never an easy process. Luckily, in the last decade, many vocal enhancement plugins emerged, ranging from channel strips and equalizers to special processing units. Conventional Harmonic Exciter effects and Enhancers are...