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- 10 Tips for Better Low End. Get that low end tight and get it right.

- 10 Tips for Better Low End

When I’m mixing a song, nothing is more elusive than achieving a perfectly balanced low end. Bass frequencies present unique challenges, and if often takes experimentation, skill, and compromise to deliver a tight and deep mix. This said, when Recording received an email from a reader wondering how to get that “big bass sound heard on today’s recordings”, I set out to compile some of the tips I’ve picked up while trying to make professional mixes.

Tip One: Make sure you’re mixing the “right” bass and kick sounds. Sound choice is difficult because we often don’t know if something works until long after it’s been recorded. Tip Two: Make sure the bass is playing the right part. Tip Three: Compress the bass and kick. Tip Four: Use eq to carve out a “home” for every instrument. Tip Five: Thin the bass to make room for the kick. Tip Six: Use midrange to make the bass and kick appear louder. How do i tune a wav kick frequency. BigKick: Some Kick Drum Theory. Kick drums are one of the loudest sounds in most electronic music (competing with the snare drum for that honour in some break-beat styles).

BigKick: Some Kick Drum Theory

A good kick drum can make the difference between a track that sounds just okay and one that provides hours of orgasmic listening pleasure. So I, and many other producers I know have spent hours trying to find just the right sound. This document is optional reading: but it’ll help you make intelligent decisions and help you understand why some features are in the synth and why others have been omitted. Most kick drum sounds can be decomposed into an attack portion, a kick body and sometimes some additional noise. Here are some views of a kick drum so you can see these parts separately. First, the usual waveform view of the a drum, the attack portion on the left, the body makes up most of the sound. 13 pro mastering tips.

This might sound clichéd, but we're going to say it anyway: what Mazen Murad doesn't know about mastering isn't worth knowing.

13 pro mastering tips

His credits include releases from a raft of modern-day superstars, from the quirky talents of Björk to Duffy's sultry swing, Groove Armada's laid-back tracks and the raw rock muscle of Muse. We asked him to contribute to our collection of pro tips for aspiring mastering engineers, and he duly obliged… Move the bass If your bass is muddy, try using mid/side EQ. The Perfect Mix: with notes on Mastering Audio. There are many ways to get your songs to final form.

The Perfect Mix: with notes on Mastering Audio

What matters is not how you get there, but that you do get there. The perfect mix (Tutorial on mixing for beginners) How to Mix Vocals Using Pro Tools LE. Tracks & Fields — Where Advertising – Film – Interactive look for music. Synth Secrets, Part 23: Formant Synthesis. Last month, we discussed a way of emulating acoustic musical instruments using short delay lines such as spring reverbs and analogue reverb/echo units.

Synth Secrets, Part 23: Formant Synthesis

At the end of that article, I posed the following question: "Couldn't we have avoided this talk of echoes, RT60s, room modes, and all that other stuff, and achieved the same result with a bunch of fixed (or 'formant') filters? ". This month, we're going to answer that question. This is the 23rd article in a 63-part series. Read all parts A Little More On Filters Let's start by remembering the four types of filters that I first described in Parts 4, 5 and 6 of this series (SOS August to Octobe r '99).

Imagine that we place several of the band-pass filters shown in 1(d) in series (see Figure 2, below). As you can see, the band-pass region of the combined filter tightens up considerably as you add more filters to the series. The 20 best VST plug-in synths in the world today. Curve is a subtractive synthesiser, but not specifically an analogue one.

The 20 best VST plug-in synths in the world today

Yes, it can do analogue, and very well indeed, but its three oscillators aren't limited to the usual analogue waveforms. Instead, custom waves can be created by dragging (up to 40) points around in the main display to create both straight lines and curves. Pensado's Place. Elite Sessions: Jaytech - Pyramind Online. Video Tip: Creating Depth in Drums by Using Foley Pyramind Training – Synthesis & Sound Design Instructor – Taylor Elsasser – runs you through his approach while constructing drum patterns and using foley to incorporate uniqueness & life.

Elite Sessions: Jaytech - Pyramind Online

Elite Session with Roger Shah (Armada / Blackhole / Magic Island) Roger Shah has an over 20 years reputation within the international EDM scene with a release record of more than 500 tracks on some of the largest and most successful international record companies. Among them Sony, EMI, Universal and Warner, as well as all leading EDM labels such as Armada, Black Hole, Ministry Of Sound, Kontor and Ultra. Uig. Arty Basses - Anjunabeats Forums.