Design Your Own Transition Effects

Design Your Own Transition Effects

Transition effects are one of the most common sounds you can hear in electronic music genres nowadays. They include swells, buildups, sweeps, and other effects, which help build a sense of expectation coming towards a certain part of your songs, like the drop or...
Make an Effective Psy-Trance Vocal Buildup

Make an Effective Psy-Trance Vocal Buildup

Psychedelic Trance, or Psy-Trance, is a sub-genre of electronic music best known for its heavy synth sequences, basslines, and drum grooves. Aside from that, the production of Psy-Trance is heavily influenced by audio effects, ranging from pitch-bending, reverb and...
Kick Drum Synthesis Tutorial

Kick Drum Synthesis Tutorial

There is no denying that kick drums are critical components in today’s electronic dance music. I am sure that many of you probably own different sample banks with various kick drum sounds. However, my goal is to help you understand how to make something of your own...
Take Control of Your Low Frequencies

Take Control of Your Low Frequencies

Music producers spend countless hours trying to find that perfect balance between the low, mid and high frequencies. While lower spectrum frequencies can sound warm and appealing, they can easily swallow other elements in the mix and make the overall mix sound muddy....
Exciting Filter Modulation

Exciting Filter Modulation

Modulating sounds with filters is not a new idea in music production. It has actually been a standard since the introduction of first synthesizers and guitar effects. As time passed more and more manufacturers of effects started to make complex filter units with lots...