Musicians and producers talk about stereo width in DAW-based recordings, but what about applying it to your synth recordings? Learn five ways to do so in this post.
There are many benefits to using parallel compression, but like all techniques, there are also pitfalls. We list six along with tips to sidestep them.
Mixing reference tracks are indispensable. Hear four of the best chosen by a seasoned engineer, and visualize their frequency balance with help from Tonal Balance Control.
Learn to stand out from the crowd by recording your own unique samples and editing them in the DAW to create truly custom-made playable sampled instruments.
Writing to a title is a tried and true technique for inspired, interesting, and cohesive songwriting. Here, we dig into the details of how to do it right.
It’s easy to overcomplicate sound design. In today’s article, we create an FM bass patch using only sine waves and common processors.
Layering drum samples opens up a new world to building custom drum sounds and kits. Let’s discuss some benefits, pitfalls, and techniques for drum layering.
With Spire, a car and 10 minutes, Highlnd recorded every sample they needed to create a track.
Microtonal music might seem mystifying and daunting to the average musician and producer. In this feature, we demystify making music with microtunings.