Spice up Your Synth Leads With a Phaser

The phaser effect can be often overlooked in modern music production. However, it deserves a rightful place when it comes to coloring sound. In essence, it filters the audio signal by creating a series of peaks and troughs in the frequency spectrum. The positions of...
Widen Your Instruments with MicroShift by SoundToys

Widen Your Instruments with MicroShift by SoundToys

Music producers have been experimenting for decades to generate “larger than life” vocals and instruments. Luckily today, there are many ways of creating a wide stereo image, but some of the plugins are also capable of introducing additional aspects like depth and...
Enhance the Stereo Image of Your Drum Tracks

Enhance the Stereo Image of Your Drum Tracks

Today, there are many techniques available in music production for stereo enhancement. Nevertheless, a producer should be careful because too much stereo enhancement can easily ruin the mix and make it sound worse than it was before. While there are some new and...
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...