Synth Kicks

Synth Kicks

This week I explored something I have never done before – making kick drums with synthesizers. It is a very rewarding process that will generate a lot of content that you can use over and over again. The boiler-plate PATCH for synth kicks uses just a few...
How to Make a Talking Synth Sound

How to Make a Talking Synth Sound

Simulation of the human voice was one of the things that synthesizer makers and music producers tried to achieve since the beginning of the synthesizer era. The first attempts at synthesizing the human voice were made in Doctor Who episodes with Dalek voices. Later...
Dirty Dutch House Lead Tutorial

Dirty Dutch House Lead Tutorial

How to make a Dirty Dutch House Lead?   Dutch House is a sub-genre of Electro-House that was made popular in 2010 by guys like Afrojack, Hardwell, and Laidback Luke. However, it distinguishes itself from mainstream House by using more rhythmic elements and often...
7 Expert Delay Effect Tips

7 Expert Delay Effect Tips

The Almighty Delay   Not only is delay a significant effect in itself, but it’s also one of the basic building blocks for many other effects, including reverb, chorus, and flanger. Just like the reverb effect, the delay is used to create a sense of space,...