Ultimate Guide to Layering & Humanizing Pianos in Electronic Music

Ultimate Guide to Layering & Humanizing Pianos in Electronic Music

JUNE 7, 2017 Organic Pianos Free Video: Piano Workshop covering Advanced Layering Techniques [35-min] Synthetic Pianos Sometimes, though – it’s all about tone. If you’re reading this and thinking – hey, this is great and all, but how do we do this in practice? How do I know which 2-3 pianos I should layer together? When do I need to …

6 Tips for Effective Build Ups

6 Tips for Effective Build Ups

APRIL 3, 2017 Don’t skimp on the details in your buildups. Your drop is only as good as the anticipation you create before it. Build ups are an opportunity to create tension, emotion, and much-needed energy in your music – because of this, they deserve your utmost attention. I’m a firm believer that your drop is only as good as …

Top 20 Saturation & Distortion Plugins for Electronic Music

Top 20 Saturation & Distortion Plugins for Electronic Music

APRIL 22, 2016 In short, saturation is THE most effective way to add analogue edge and warmth to your music – often meaning the difference between sounding digital, flat, & dead, versus analogue, warm & alive. In mid 2011, Audien tweeted “Why have I never used distortion?” This tweet might be more significant than we realize, since his next release …