• Arpeggiators are one of the best tools to create beautiful melodies. Because let’s face it: writing melodies is hard. At its core, arpeggios are simply notes from a chord played consecutively. Sounds pretty simple right? However, modern DAWs and MIDI keyboards bring them a step further. All you need is a chord progression to create […]
  • A transient shaper is often overlooked by beginner producers. And it’s understandable. Its effects are subtle, and it probably shouldn’t be the first thing you learn 😅 However, once you learn about it, you’ll end up using it all the time 🔥 Transient shaping is the art of making your transients more or less apparent. […]
  • Formant shifting is an extremely powerful tool. At the turn of a knob, it can turn dull vocal samples into something exciting. If you’ve never experimented with formant shifting, then this is the guide for you. Together, we are going to look at: Let’s get started! 👇 What is Formant Shifting? 🤔 Before diving deeper […]
  • If you’re struggling with muddy mixes, Soothe2 might be your savior. In a nutshell, Soothe2 identifies problematic resonances and applies gain reduction automatically. Need to give your vocals more clarity? Too much muddiness in your bass? This is what Soothe2 was made for! Although it might sound complex, the process is surprisingly straightforward. In this […]
  • Convolution reverb is a topic I rarely see discussed on YouTube and blogs. Maybe you’ve never heard the term before. Or you’ve seen it in passing, but are not quite sure what it is? For me, convolution reverb is to key to ultra-realistic reverbs. In a nutshell, convolution reverbs apply the characteristics of reals spaces […]