A friend brought this one to my attention as we listened to some Deadmau5. This is an excellent technique for adding a bit of seasoning to your beats, especially if you find that things are a bit static. Check out the tutorial for some quick sound design on Pro Tools, which will immediately make this tune a lot more interesting. [Read more]
This is a cool trick that happens a lot in Pop Music, especially ballads where you might want your sound to be really wet and legato, however you don’t want it to be drowned in a cave echo. Let’s go over the steps. [Read more]
In this tutorial I will be crafting a white noise based swell which will help a tune transition from one section to the next. By using an EQ, panning, delay and automatic you can come up with endless flavors that will enhance your transitions. This technique of using heavy automation right before new sections can be also used with other instruments, not just the swell. This video will give an idea of how to implement this technique. Enjoy!