Tag Archives: Sounds

Heat up your sounds with BPB’s free Saturator plug-in

Bedroom Producers Blog has released Saturator, a new free plug-in that can colour your sounds with analogue-style saturation. It’s a follow-up to the brand’s recent Dirty Filter plug-in, sporting a similar GUI. Saturator can apply tube-style and tape-style saturation, either combined or separately. Your audio will be routed through a virtual tube preamp, with a … Continue reading Heat up your sounds with BPB’s free Saturator plug-in

Weekend Workshop: Create Prince and Van Halen synth sounds with OB-Xd

Released in 1979, the Oberheim OB-X is a massive-sounding polysynth that shaped the sound of the 80s. With notable uses by Madonna, Prince, Van Halen, Queen and Depeche Mode, the OB-X’s sweet sound was ubiquitous. And although Oberheim tried to improve the OB-X’s winning formula with the OB-Xa and OB-8, for many, the OB-X’s tone … Continue reading Weekend Workshop: Create Prince and Van Halen synth sounds with OB-Xd

Bvker’s Aesthetic is a free synthwave sample pack filled with vintage drum sounds

It’s hard to say no to free samples of vintage drum machines. Bvker must know this too, as it has released a free pack of 110 samples based on E-Mu, LinnDrum, Oberheim and Roland drum machines. Touted as a follow-up to the Bvker Synthwave pack and Vaporwave pack, Aesthetic is designed to provide you with … Continue reading Bvker’s Aesthetic is a free synthwave sample pack filled with vintage drum sounds

Weekend Workshop: Vintage sounds with Surrealistic MG-1 Plus

There are a ton of multi-sampled instruments available that allow you to emulate just about any classic keys, from a Rhodes electric piano, to a baby grand. Some of the best examples of these sampled libraries let you tweak every aspect of the sound. These are your only options when looking for the most realistic … Continue reading Weekend Workshop: Vintage sounds with Surrealistic MG-1 Plus

Show Off Your Studio: NOISY saturate sounds in their seaside studio

Socials Instagram | Facebook Key Kit Apple MacBook Pro 2019 Universal Audio Apollo Twin Neumann KH310A Fender Esquire/Telecaster Alesis V49 SE Electronics X1 S Settled in the seaside town of Worthing, England, NOISY cook up mosh-pit bangers that embody the UK sound, with clear influence from the likes of Chase and Status and The Prodigy. The … Continue reading Show Off Your Studio: NOISY saturate sounds in their seaside studio

Get deep in the Radical Sounds of Latin America – listen, watch, read

Get dance-y. Get academic. Discover cannibalistic vocal technique, pre-colonial archaeology (with or without AI), mixes, reading, virtual raves – all of it radical. Time for a music dump from a fresh Latin American project. The post Get deep in the Radical Sounds of Latin America – listen, watch, read appeared first on CDM Create Digital … Continue reading Get deep in the Radical Sounds of Latin America – listen, watch, read

Synth Pads: How to Create Atmospheric Synth Sounds

Synth pads are the washy ambient textures that help build the atmosphere of a track. You may not hear them clearly in a dense mix, but pads often provide the sonic backdrop that glues a song together. Creating great synth pads isn’t easy if you’ve never tried them before. With so many parameters to keep … Continue reading Synth Pads: How to Create Atmospheric Synth Sounds

The 10 Best Scary Sounds and Horror Sample Packs for Spooky Tracks

Spooky season is upon us and it’s the perfect time to hunker down and make boo-eats and “trick or tracks.” To make your Halloween themed soundtrack you’ll need an ample selection of scary sounds, cursed samples, blood-curdling screams and horrifying SFX. That’s why we’ve pieced together a list of the best scary sound packs and … Continue reading The 10 Best Scary Sounds and Horror Sample Packs for Spooky Tracks

Eventide’s Blackhole launches your sounds into vast space

Previously released as a plug-in, Eventide has announced its Blackhole reverb pedal, which could be an ideal astral co-pilot for your hardware synths and instruments. The Blackhole reverb algorithm is originally found in Eventide’s classic DSP4000 Ultra-Harmonizer and H9 pedal, bringing a supermassive effect into a compact, accessible form factor. Blackhole lets you load in … Continue reading Eventide’s Blackhole launches your sounds into vast space