Skrillex Badman Lead

Skrillex Badman Lead

The world of EDM seems to be spiraling into a vortex of growling basses and screechy leads. And, although you should look for ways to diversify and find your own voice, it’s helpful to understand how some of these popular sounds are created. In this article, I’ll be...
Use White Noise to Enrich Your Snare Drum

Use White Noise to Enrich Your Snare Drum

Few drum elements are more discussed when talking about modern electronic dance music than the snare. Snare sounds come in all shapes and colors, and many techniques are used to incorporate an otherwise isolated sample into a mix. In this tutorial, we will show you a...
How to Make Future Bass Chords From Scratch

How to Make Future Bass Chords From Scratch

WHAT IS FUTURE BASS?   Future bass is a music genre that focuses on hard bass lines with detuned synthesizers. The sound waves are often modulated using automation or low-frequency oscillation which controls the cutoff of an audio filter (typically a low pass or...
Utilizing the Step Sequencer in NI Massive

Utilizing the Step Sequencer in NI Massive

Massive by Native Instruments is a popular soft synth on the market. A lot of dubstep producers use it to make killer sounding drops. It is used frequently but it’s step sequencer is one thing that is under-utilized. In this tutorial, I will take you through the...
Useful Tips for Mixing Kick and Bass

Useful Tips for Mixing Kick and Bass

As you probably already know, it’s all about that bass. In today’s popular electronic genres, your mix largely depends on how you control the low-end of the frequency spectrum. Mixing and affecting low-end is a rather complex skill that requires time, practice,...