With a custom audio engine that uses sampled attack transients and specialized synth oscillators to generate a big body sound, K1CK from 2getheraudio really packs a punch.
Korg tell us the new analog volca Kick synth delivers powerful percussive and chromatic kick, bass, and sub bass sounds. Plus it uses the filter from the MS-20 and has new performance features.
In this fab 5-minute video tutorial by Multiplier, from his complete course Dance Music Styles 108: Techno, we learn how to create a classic techno reverb kick, 909 style.
PunchBOX from D16 is designed to help you craft your ideal kick drum sounds using analog modelling synthesis and plenty of processing. Here's more info and audio demos.
Everyone wants punchy drums. This simple tutorial will show you how to get extra punch out of your kicks, or your kicks and snares for you breakbeaters, rockers, junglists, and dubstep badmen!
MixMaster Danny Wyatt is back with a new course to follow up on his highly rated Mixing Dance Music 101 course… In this video from the 201 learn how to add punch to the kick with multiband saturation.
Hands up who isn't on the look out for lots of supremely well created drum samples and patches. No hands, I see... well, you'll probably be interested in ModeAudio's latest Power Tools sample pack.
How often have you wished for your kicks to be... bigger, badder, fatter? Plugin Boutique apparently know your needs and have co-developed a new plugin with just that in mind.
Sometimes, especially when producing EDM, you just want to add more bass to your tracks. Darren Burgos gets the low-down on 3 capable low frequency enhancer plug-ins, but which one wins?
With so many ways to make kick drums, many producers ignore Logic Pro's built-in ES1 instrument. However, as Darren Burgos demonstrates, the ES1 can create punchy and deep kicks that rival any source.
A thin, weak kick drum can single-handedly undermine the impact of a decent mix. GW Childs ditches his diet in a bid to fatten up his kick drum using Ableton's compressor and reverb plugins.