Posts with tag design-sounds

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The Fundamentals Of FM Synthesis With Sugar Bytes Aparillo

This 16-voice FM synthesizer has a friendly look that hides a wealth of programming and sound shaping options. Rishabh Rajan explores the core of its sound generating tools.

How To Design A Punchy Sub Bass In Under 4 Minutes

Use this quick technique in any software or hardware synth to create a deep sub bass that can lend weight to the bottom end of your productions.

5 Tips for Creating Transitions In Electronic Tracks

Transitions are a great way to bridge sections of a track when composing and arranging. Here are 5 ways to use them most effectively.

AizerX Trailer SFX Designer Toolkit Offers One-Click Custom Sound Effects

These two new sample-based instruments from Keepforest aim to cover all the bases for creative sound design for music, games, film and TV.

Free Live MasterClass - Performing Your Sound Design with Reformer Pro

Join the developer of this unique sound design plug-in for a free, hands-on MasterClass where you'll learn how to turn any sample into a Foley effect - and more.

Review: Sugar Bytes Aparillo

Sugar Bytes is known for innovative and unusual instruments and effects, so how will Rishabh Rajan find its latest synth, Aparillo? Read on to find out what he discovered.

Robot Composer Turns Data from 1 Million Smartphones Into Music

Using Mechatronics - a blend of electronics and mechanical engineering, artist Andrius Šarapovas created this sound and light installation, and it's quite remarkable.

Krotos Audio Announces Reformer Pro With Dynamic Input Technology, Transient Engine And More

The new Dynamic Input technology, Transient Engine and a bunch of other new features make this unique processor an even more interesting proposition for sound designers.

Review: UVI Augmented Piano

How do you augment a piano? According to UVI, by almost destroying it to get some truly unique sounds and effects. Matt Vanacoro took it for a spin.

How To Avoid Bad Contracts: Advice For Musicians, Producers & Sound Designers

It can be a minefield out there when trying to negotiate the best deal for your work. Here's some invaluable advice from a producer who's seen all the tricks...

Review: Soniccouture Haunted Spaces

With 8GB of sounds and 400 presets, Soniccouture's Haunted Spaces is a sound design tool that could find a home in the studios of many producers. Lynda Arnold investigates...

Field Recording & Found Sounds In Berlin With Timo Preece

Field recordings and found sounds can be invaluable sources for getting unique results from sound design. Timo Preece shows how sound exciters help him capture the sound of Berlin.

Review: UVI Meteor

Dramatic rises, swells, hits and falls can all be found inside UVI's latest multi-instrument, Meteor. Matt Vanacoro road tests it and likes what he finds...

Sound Design Tricks: Using Finger Mics

A technique pioneered for field recording can give unique and fascinating results when transplanted to a studio setting. This short video from Diego Stocco shows you the secrets of sound design.

Krotos Releases Weaponiser, Dynamic Sound Library And Designer

If you need customisable weapon sound FX for movies, TV or game audio, this specialised instrument could be just the tool you have been looking for.