Ways to Wobble

Ways to Wobble

  Most Dubstep is characterized by wobbly, unstable bass timbres. The technique was made popular with the birth of subtractive synthesizers. However, it has evolved into something way more exotic. There are a number of ways to impose this sort of change. In...
Modern Dubstep Leads

Modern Dubstep Leads

As Dubstep evolved from earth-shaking sub-focused grooves to screechy madness, it gave birth to some basses that have become standard repertoire for producers. Although they have, frankly, been overused, it is useful to know how to recreate them. They can give your...
Discover Wavetable Synthesis

Discover Wavetable Synthesis

Wavetable Synthesis Introduction   Among many different types of synthesis devised over the years, one of the widely used one today is Wavetable Synthesis. To put it briefly, Wave-Table Synthesis puts a twist on the general concept of an oscillator by making it...
Making Hip Step

Making Hip Step

INTRODUCTION   Here we are, walking through another hip-hop production process. This time, we are diving into a more synthetic, darker type of hip-hop, hip step. This is an increasingly popular style that features many cliche techniques such as fast hi-hats and...
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...