Hey everyone! I created a free macro plugin in Ableton Live using only the stock plugins. This is a mid-side processing macro plugin and it will be available for free download. Here are the features of this mid-side processing macro plugin: Adjust the volume of… Read More »Free Mid-Side Processing Macro Plugin for Ableton Live
Here is a quick way to clean up a sampled kicks using the stock Pro Tools noise gate plugin. Using a gate on a sampled kick with an unnecessarily long tail can really help to tighten up the performance. This technique can be very useful… Read More »Using A Noise Gate to Clean Up Sampled Kicks
Movement is a very important component when it comes to creating a dynamic mix. Sometimes static panning doesn’t fit the mood and vibe that you may be looking for. In this production tip I will show you how you can use auto panning in order… Read More »Adding Movement with Auto Panning
Ableton Live does not come with it’s own dedicated stock de-esser plugin. However, it does come with something a lot more versatile in it’s multiband dynamics plugin. Here is a quick and easy way to create your own de-esser preset in Ableton Live 9 using… Read More »How to Make a De-Esser in Ableton Live 9
If you have been looking for a free versatile tremolo plugin, then I have good news for you! As a part of their Black Friday and Cyber Monday sale, Soundtoys is offering their Tremolator plugin for FREE until November 30th, 2016. The Tremolator features: Analog-style… Read More »Free Plugin: Soundtoys Tremolator
So where in your chain should you place the EQ? Should it go before the compressor or after? Does it matter? Here are a few thoughts on the placement of the EQ and its effect on the sound. 1. Before Compression EQing before compression can… Read More »EQ Before or After Compression?
Soundtoys Sie-Q is the first dedicated equalizer plugin released by Soundtoys. And for a limited time they are offering it for free! Sie-Q Features: Get airy top end with the super-smooth High band Accentuate or tame mid-range details with the switched Mid band Carve out some space… Read More »Free Plugin: Soundtoys Sie-Q
So I was watching a video the other day that inspired this blog post. In this video electronic music producer, Sander van Doorn talks about his mastering process. If you are unfamiliar with Sander van Doorn he is a popular electronic music producer who is… Read More »What’s Wrong With Using Presets?
They say you get what you pay for, but there are several exceptions to this rule. Many sample companies are offering free sample packs and demo/taster packs. These free sample packs usually ask for either an email address or some sort of social currency (a… Read More »Five Places to Find Free Sample Packs