Tutorials

Squarepusher-Style IDM Beats With Output Arcade

In this tutorial, we program an IDM beat by using Output’s notorious sampler to slice up drum breaks and modular loops.

Compressing Reverbs For Clarity

In this quick tutorial, we demonstrate how to use compression to get a big reverb without the wash.

Mono-Safe Stereo Width

In this tutorial, we look at three techniques that will ensure that your wide mixes still sound good when collapsed to mono.

Filter Fills

In this tutorial, we program a chord stab and look at how to use advanced filter modulation to create dynamic effects in a breakdown.

Tuned Metallic Delays

In this tutorial, we look at how to add metallic delays to a break, and then tune them to match the key of the track.

Reamping In And Out Of The Box

In this tutorial, we look at how to use the technique of reamping to add size and weight to dry sounds—both inside and outside your DAW.

Vintage-Style Analogue Warmth And Saturation

In this tutorial, we explore how to bring vintage hardware-style analogue warmth and saturation to your productions with plugins.

Creating Dub Delays With Standard Plugins

In this tutorial, we’ll walk you through how to create dub-style dirty tape delays using standard plugins.

10 Snare Rolls For The Drop

In this tutorial, we take a look at 10 different ways to create tension with snare rolls.

Sculpting Warehouse-Style Rolling Techno Basslines

In this tutorial, we show you how to produce and process a layered rolling techno bassline, with a focus on useful low-end mixing tricks.

4 Ways To Break Out Of The Loop

We show you some strategies for breaking out of the dreaded loop of despair and turning your idea into a full song.

Synthesizing A Clap With White Noise

We show you how to create your own bespoke clap using white noise and analogue synthesis.

Ageing Your Synths With VHS-Style Effects

We show you how to recreate the sound of an old VHS tape using standard effects plugins.

Sell Your Music: Choosing The Right Music Distribution Service For You

If you’re looking to release your music, it’s important to consider how music distribution services can benefit you…

Advanced Parallel Buss Processing

Parallel processing is a handy mixing technique for adding interest and character without overwhelming the mix.

5 Ways To Add Flanging To Techno Drums

We show you had to add flanging to techno drums.

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