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Tips N' Tricks

What to Look for in a Kick Sample
October 15, 2014


Exactly which kick sample you decide upon depends entirely on the elements in your track, and you should always do what sounds best. But, regardless of your track, you will always need a library of high quality professional samples.

Use Parallel Compression to Achieve Punch & Fatness
October 14, 2014


This is a technique I've known about for quite some time, and have been using to varying degrees for the past five years, but have only recently fallen in love with. It's a great way to increase punch or loudness (depending on the technique used)...

How to Make Ableton Live Sound Better
October 09, 2014

For many years I used Pro Tools as my main DAW – sequencing with hardware and then recording the audio. And while this sounded really good, I found that it was extremely...

How to Use Reverb to Create Depth in Your Drums
October 07, 2014


You’ve probably heard songs with drums that have a great sense of depth. The vocals are right up front in the mix, and the kick drum is present without conflicting with them. Maybe the 909 snare drum is laid back a bit in the mix—it feels “further away.”