Cutoff Filters

  What is a Cutoff Filter?   A filter generally refers to a device that can remove something out of any given thing. In the audio world a filter does a very similar job. A cutoff filter is a processor, which can attenuate or completely remove certain partials out of...
Blending Your Hi-Hat Pattern With The Width Trick

Blending Your Hi-Hat Pattern With The Width Trick

The hi-hat has a riding force that floats above the grounded kick and snare hits. No matter the genre, well-produced and mixed hi-hats can make the difference between a professional and an amateur mix. There are many ways and approaches to blending the hi-hats into...
4 Alternative Ways Of Using The De-Esser Effect

4 Alternative Ways Of Using The De-Esser Effect

What is a De-Esser effect?   The De-esser is without a doubt a versatile effect, frequently used to tame the annoying “ess” and “esh” parts in the vocal recordings. Therefore, it is mostly considered to be a vocal tool. However, De-Esser can be useful in many...
Practical Use of Matching EQ

Practical Use of Matching EQ

The Matching EQ allows you to attenuate the frequencies of your target sample by using a reference. Essentially, the matching equalizer listens to the reference and then adjusts the parameter accordingly to affect the target sample. If you like to gain further...
5 Essential Tips For a Better Sounding Sub Bass

5 Essential Tips For a Better Sounding Sub Bass

Sub bass is an unavoidable component of many contemporary electronic music genres. However, a good sub still often requires complex and challenging production techniques in the context of the home studio. The main reason is that many “bedroom producers”...