The Pro Sound Sometimes we wonder which are the characteristics that define the sound of a professional production. Certainly there are no laws that determine how one’s creation should sound, but there are things that if someone adds in his or her production, the sonic result will be more accessible to the average listener’s […]
Sound synthesis is the process of producing sound. There are a lot of techniques to do so, analog or digital, and many subcategories such as subtractive and additive synthesis or granular and software synthesis. Many synthesizers consist of specific components and by manipulating them, one can transform the initial signal of a synth into […]
Dance music has evolved over the course of years maintaining a specific structure. This did not happen accidentally since arrangement is very important as it facilitates the process of mixing two tracks. A fact at which producers aim. Of course there are no strict rules that indicate how a producer should act, however […]
These are some basic drum patterns that can help you with the programming of your beats. Always remember to choose a coherent and relevant sound palette for a more completed sound and most important, experiment.
Here are some slightly indistinct key features of notable electronic music subgenres of the last few decades that can help you, in case you wanted to produce a certain genre and you didn’t know where to start. Footwork Pitch-shifted R&B and hip hop samples Half-step beats Rhythmic complexity Short samples constantly repeated 808 […]
Every mix, according to Bobby Owsinski’s ‘The Mixing Engineer’s Handbook’ in order to be great, must include six main elements : Balance The volume level relationship between musical elements. Frequency range Having all frequencies properly represented. Panorama Placing a musical element in the sound field. Dimension Adding ambience to a musical element. Dynamics Controlling […]