How to Make an Awesome Bassline – 5 Essential Tips

How to Make an Awesome Bassline – 5 Essential Tips

Bassline represents the core of every modern song. Whether it’s subtle or highly exaggerated, without it, contemporary music would sound deficient. If we try to explain it, a basic definition would be the following: Bassline is a low pitched instrumental part of...
Skrillex Badman Lead

Skrillex Badman Lead

The world of EDM seems to be spiraling into a vortex of growling basses and screechy leads. And, although you should look for ways to diversify and find your own voice, it’s helpful to understand how some of these popular sounds are created. In this article, I’ll be...
A Quick Guide to Designing Dubstep Drums

A Quick Guide to Designing Dubstep Drums

  Good drum mixing is a telltale sign of mature production and often the first thing labels will focus on when listening to a demo. With the status that house music has reached in recent years, artists and sample companies have been quick to saturate the market...
Create Wider Synths

Create Wider Synths

There are many different techniques you can use to make your synth sounds sound big and wide. Things like panning, using stereo doubling plugins or the Haas effects are well worth checking out. Recently, we also discovered an unorthodox and obscure technique of...
The Ultimate Guide To Dark Dubstep Synths

The Ultimate Guide To Dark Dubstep Synths

There are infinite possibilities and avenues to explore when it comes to sound design for Dubstep. It is important to acknowledge this when you’re making your sounds because without some established idea or limitation, you can get lost in synthesis, forgetting that...