Vocoder

Vocoder history   The vocoder (voice coder) derives from work in the telecommunications field to compress the human voice for more efficient transmitting over the telephone line. Bell Labs, among other companies, was working on vocoder technology back in 1950`s....

Harmonizer

What is a Harmonizer?   A harmonizer is a type of pitch shifter that combines the “shifted” pitch with the original pitch to create a two or more note harmony. In digital recording, pitch shifting is accomplished through digital signal processing....
Techno Chord Sound Tutorial

Techno Chord Sound Tutorial

INTRODUCTION   Techno is a genre that emerged during past decades as a part of a growing electronic music scene. Well known for its repetitiveness and strong accent on the rhythm, it quickly captured the attention of a worldwide audience. We could say that this...
How to Make a Punchy Synth Lead

How to Make a Punchy Synth Lead

Powerful Punchy Synth   Nobody can deny that synth leads play a huge role in today’s electronic music. Ranging from Dubstep, Psytrance and all the way to ever popular EDM, bass synth leads are in the main focus of almost every track. Consequently, music...
Enrich Your Mix With a Huge Pad Sound

Enrich Your Mix With a Huge Pad Sound

  The word “Pad” can refer to many things in the studio. From pads on your midi controller to drum machine buttons. It is a fact that the synthesizer Pad Sound has been a compulsory element of various music genres since the birth of synthesizers 4+ decades ago....