Ways to Wobble

Ways to Wobble

  Most Dubstep is characterized by wobbly, unstable bass timbres. The technique was made popular with the birth of subtractive synthesizers. However, it has evolved into something way more exotic. There are a number of ways to impose this sort of change. In...
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....
Introduce a Psychedelic Twist to Your Instruments

Introduce a Psychedelic Twist to Your Instruments

Psychedelic music, also known as Psychedelia, originates from 1960’s rock bands from the U.S.A. and U.K. It created many sub-genres like psychedelic folk, psychedelic rock, acid rock, and psychedelic pop before declining in the early 1980’s. Numerous...
Stereo Widening with PHA-979 by Voxengo

Stereo Widening with PHA-979 by Voxengo

You can apply many techniques to achieve a stereo widening effect. This process is highly useful in making your instruments or vocals sound more prominent and spacious. The good news is that today, there are many different analog and digital effects that can help you...
Modulation Effects (Part 2)

Modulation Effects (Part 2)

Contrary to the effects I covered in “Part 1” of this lesson, in “Part 2” I will deal with modulation effects that alter sounds in ways that one might call dramatic and bizarre. Although these – more or less –...