Archive for the ‘Production Tips’ Category
There are several reasons why people naturally tend to prefer sound coming out from analog gear. Getting into analog hardware is quite expensive and most people doing music out there are running on a low budget. But this isn’t something that can stop you to sound more analog. “Analog sound in digital world” is a series of tutorial I will write over time giving you different ways on how you can get that warmth into your mix. I really hope that you will have fun and also get satisfaction from these tutorials.
#1.: CUTS AND BOOSTS:
Avoid exaggerated cuts and boosts unless they’re absolutely necessary. Doing this can cause you headache and damage your overall mix. Most of the time an adjustement of just a few dB (1dB or 2dB) is enough. When cutting try with a narrow Q and when boosting a wider Q.
I’ll provide here an easy way to produce thick and wide lead sound with Subtractor synth in Propellerhead Reason. You may also explore on your own way cause this method will give you some idea I’m sure.
For those who don’t really know what is a unison synth I’ll give you a short explanation about its principle. It’s quite easy, actually a unison synth is 2 or more oscillator detuned from each other. Furthermore, each oscillator is spread on the stereo image resulting in a fatter and wider sound. If you aren’t sure to understand don’t worry you will after this tutorial. At the end of this tutorial it should sounds like this:
This is my first true post. Few minutes ago, I went trough my old music production magazines and I found an article which I had already read and found interesting. This article is about 7 simple tricks that you can realize before and/or during your production session. We all meet at one time or another a reduction in productivity, sometime its just normal but sometime the source of the problem is elsewhere. Here are thus some tricks to remedy it and gain in productivity.