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Sound Design

  • Sound Design
    How to Create a Progressive Christmas SongProg xmas preview
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    In this tutorial I will show you how to make a progressive version of Silent Night, using melodic instrument tracks, drum samples, and loops.Read More…
  • Logic Pro
    Using Arpeggiators in EDMArpeggiatorpreview
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    In this tutorial we'll show you how to use arpeggiators to create music. We'll show you two different approaches: using your synth's internal arpeggiator, and using a separate plugin, which is handy if your synth doesn't have an arpeggiator. In this tutorial we'll be using Access's Virus TI synth, but other software should work in a similar way.Read More…
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    Subtractive Synth Basics Part 8: Interactive ModulatorsModmatrixpreview
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    You can make pretty much any sound you want using subtractive synthesis (or virtual analog), including effects, pads and strings, leads, and bass. In this quick tip I'll show you how to use multiple modulators to modulate one another. We'll be using Logic Pro's ES2 synth.Read More…
  • Sound Design
    The Virtual ConsolePreview
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    A rundown of the two most popular virtual consoles; complete with explanation of parameters and A/B sound testing.Read More…
  • Sound Design
    How to Create the Theme of Van Halen's JumpPhotodune 1859632 jumping high xs
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    In this tutorial we'll recreate the main theme of Van Halen's "Jump" using Ableton plugins.Read More…
  • Sound Design
    Creative CV Routing in ReasonCvroutingpreview
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    In Reason, controlled voltage (CV) connections mimic the way data is conveyed in older analog hardware synths, allowing you to control triggers, envelopes and modulation. It's flexible, and easy to configure. Here's how to make the most of them to get creative.Read More…
  • Sound Design
    Subtractive Synth Basics Part 7: Exploring the Mod MatrixModmatrixpreview
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    You can make pretty much any sound you want using subtractive synthesis (or virtual analog), including effects, pads and strings, leads, and bass. In this quick tip I'll introduce you to the mod matrix. We'll be using Logic Pro's ES2 synth.Read More…
  • Sound Design
    How to Create D# Fat from Armin and W&WPreview
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    In this tutorial I'll show you how to make a rough version of the intro block of "D# Fat" by Armin van Buuren and W&W.Read More…
  • Sound Design
    Subtractive Synth Basics Part 6: Acid BassDivapreview
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    You can make pretty much any sound you want using subtractive synthesis (or virtual analog), including effects, pads and strings, leads, and bass. In this sixth quick tip I'll show you how to create a classic acid bass patch. We'll be using u-he's Diva, one of the best virtual analogs out there.Read More…
  • Sound Design
    Subtractive Synth Basics Part 5: Classic Sample And Hold FXDivapreview
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    You can make pretty much any sound you want using subtractive synthesis (or virtual analog), including effects, pads and strings, leads, and bass. In this fifth quick tip I'll show you how to create a classic sample and hold patch. We'll be using u-he's Diva, one of the best virtual analogs out there.Read More…
  • Logic Pro
    Using a Drummer Track to Control Any Plug-inUsing drummer preview image
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    Drummer is a great new feature in Logic Pro X, but wouldn't it be cool if you could have your new virtual drummer play a grungy sound effect kit? Or how about go to town on an orchestral timpani set? In this tutorial, Robert Anthony will show you how to set Drummer free to play any plug-in you have.Read More…
  • Sound Design
    Subtractive Synth Basics Part 4: Classic BassFabfilterone
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    You can make pretty much any sound you want using subtractive synthesis (or virtual analog), including effects, pads and strings, leads, and bass. In this fourth quick tip I'll show you how to create a classic bass patch. We'll be using FabFilter One, an inexpensive but effective synth.Read More…
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