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...
Stereo Widening with PHA-979 by Voxengo

Stereo Widening with PHA-979 by Voxengo

You can apply many techniques to achieve a stereo widening effect. This process is highly useful in making your instruments or vocals sound more prominent and spacious. The good news is that today, there are many different analog and digital effects that can help you...
Modulation Effects (Part 2)

Modulation Effects (Part 2)

Contrary to the effects I covered in “Part 1” of this lesson, in “Part 2” I will deal with modulation effects that alter sounds in ways that one might call dramatic and bizarre. Although these – more or less –...
Create a Layered Kick Drum

Create a Layered Kick Drum

It is not easy to make a proper sounding kick drum for genres like Trance, Techno, or Progressive House. It requires some serious time and dedication to make it sound right in the mix. For this reason, we decided to give you a closer look at how one such kick drum...