Make a Perfect Kick Drum

Make a Perfect Kick Drum

  Besides bass, the kick drum defines the backbone of the rhythm in every musical genre. Today’s electronic music cannot exist without a solid pumping kick drum, so it is safe to say that the kick drum is a critical element of any dance track. Read the...
Methodical Sound Synthesis

Methodical Sound Synthesis

  Most techniques that are used to synthesize sound are based around the source and modify concept. To illustrate my point, one element produces the sound source while another element changes it over time. This concept is more obvious in simpler, commercially...
Get an Awesome Sounding Guitar Sound

Get an Awesome Sounding Guitar Sound

In recent times, virtual instruments are getting extremely close to the authentic sound of an electric guitar. Various companies spend hours and hours on recording and capturing the characteristics of electric guitars, and they transfer this to the software realm....
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...
Get a Realistic Acoustic Guitar Sound (Part 1)

Get a Realistic Acoustic Guitar Sound (Part 1)

Surely you will agree that the acoustic guitar is one of the most used instruments out there. Countless everlasting hits in modern music were written for acoustic guitar, ranging from classical music and rock and roll, all the way up to modern hybrids of electronic...