2021 needs an anthem, and clearly, it’s bitonal Nintendo Switch paused game racing music in chaotic dissonance. “Nothing’s gonna stop me now.” The post Stop what you’re doing to listen game music going very wrong and very polytonal appeared first on CDM Create Digital Music.
Gated reverb might seem like a dated effect from a notoriously tacky era of music production. But it’s a unique reverb type that’s much more versatile and effective than you might think. If you’re looking for a less common form of ambience that can add punch, presence and space to your sound, gated reverb is … Continue reading Gated Reverb: How to Create Unique Ambience Effects
An article explaining the 4 main types of compressors and their sonic characteristics, plus tips on when to use each type for mixing and mastering. The post 4 Types of Compressors Explained (+ Mix Tips) appeared first on Pro Audio Files.
“Ultimate distortion toolkit” offers 10 different flavours of distortion, plus multiband processing and extensive modulation options.
Price $149 (currently discounted to $35) Contact Waves It is virtually impossible to turn on commercial radio or listen to a pop playlist on a streaming site without hearing heavily pitch-processed vocals. Just listen to tracks by Billie Eilish or Frank Ocean. Vocal Bender from Waves is designed to recreate that sound easily and quickly … Continue reading Review: Waves Vocal Bender
Reverse reverb can be employed to give your sounds an incredible, otherworldly sound – and it’s an aesthetic that’s been used in everything from film trailers to Depeche Mode’s music. In this tutorial, MusicTech Logic Pro expert Jono Buchanan shows you how to use reverse reverb in your tracks. If you want to add an … Continue reading Get the ethereal sound of reverse reverb in Logic Pro 10.6
If you hadn’t already noticed that machine learning is hugely helpful for assisting 3D tasks, here’s a Pontiac Trans Am and an NVIDIA Omniverse plug-in to drive the point home. The post AI turns 2D photos into 3D models – and renders KITT from Knight Rider appeared first on CDM Create Digital Music.
In this episode, Justin Colletti tries to talk you out of all your hopes and dreams of being an audio engineer or music producer. He hopes he succeeds! (Really but not really.) Here are the top 10 reasons not to be an audio engineer. Thanks to Soundtoys and iZotope for Read more… The post Top 10 Reasons Not to … Continue reading Top 10 Reasons Not to Be an Audio Engineer
Eventide unleashes the UltraTap pedal. Joining the Blackhole and MicroPitch Delay as the third member of the dot9 pedal family, Eventide Audio’s new UltraTap is a unique multi-tap delay pedal that delivers rhythmic delays, glitchy reverbs, huge pad-like volume swells, and expressive modulated effects in a compact form. The dot9 Read more… The post New … Continue reading New Gear Alert: UltraTap Pedal by Eventide, Soundtheory Updates Gullfoss, Audio Design Desk v1.6 & More
Phantom power is required for some microphones to work. It’s a feature you’ll find on many mic preamps, mixers and audio interfaces. But what is it exactly and why is it necessary? Which mics need it and how do you supply it? In this article I’ll explain everything you need to know about phantom power. … Continue reading What Is Phantom Power and Why Do You Need It?