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,...
How to Make a Bass that Stands Out in the Mix

How to Make a Bass that Stands Out in the Mix

  In addition to drum sounds and overall rhythm, the bass is surely one of the most important elements which need a lot of attention in the mix. Making it stand out in the mix, especially in today’s electronic dance music, can be a tedious process. This is...
The Benefits of Mid-Side Equalization

The Benefits of Mid-Side Equalization

What is Mid-Side processing?   The concept of Mid/Side Processing comes from a mic technique patented by Alan Blumlein in 1934. The original idea was to recreate how the human ears hear a stereo image. In other words, Mid/Side originally came to be used...
7 Tips on How to Finish Your Song If You’re Stuck

7 Tips on How to Finish Your Song If You’re Stuck

If you are a music producer, you have probably found yourself in a seemingly hopeless situation many times before. There are days when creativity bursts like a fountain. On the other hand, there are days when everything seems rather desperate. Sometimes you feel stuck...