Get a Realistic Acoustic Guitar Sound (Part 2)

Get a Realistic Acoustic Guitar Sound (Part 2)

As we mentioned in the previous part of this tutorial, acoustic guitar is not easy to emulate. Evolution Modern Nylon by Orange Tree samples did an outstanding job capturing all the essential characteristics of an acoustic guitar while providing a lot of options to...
Use Layering to Heat up Your Basslines

Use Layering to Heat up Your Basslines

The bassline is one of the elements most likely to be subject to different forms of editing and coloring in modern electronic dance music. As with other elements of the mix, it benefits a lot if we apply layering techniques to it. Layering is an essential technique...
Pianos in House Music

Pianos in House Music

You don’t need to know the history of the piano to understand its importance in modern-day production. Whether we’re talking about pop production or electronic music, producers are constantly finding creative ways to mix and arrange pianos in their tracks. Why? As an...
How to Make a Layered Snare Drum

How to Make a Layered Snare Drum

  It is a fact that layering is a crucial aspect of making any style of music that relies on programmed drum sounds. Designing a single snare drum can be a time-consuming process. This is because you need to use everything from filters, distortions, compressors,...
Make a Punchy Sub-Bass

Make a Punchy Sub-Bass

Sub-bass is one of the foundations of modern electronic music. Because of that, it requires close attention when it comes to processing, so as to make it sit in the mix properly. There are many techniques we can use to do that, and in the next tutorial we will present...