Delay and modulation effects are a staple of almost any production, even if they might not seems so at first. Here are five essential delay and mod plugs you can try today.
Reason has some of the easiest yet most powerful modulation capabilities of any DAW. In this tutorial, learn how to harness it to make a bass patch come to life.
Ableton Live 10 includes a revamped set of modulation tools including an LFO, loopable ADSR and a clever Envelope Follower. Noah Pred shows you how to make the most of them.
Adding dynamic modulation to any part in a Logic session just got easier. Joshua Carney explores the Step FX plug in this short video.
Gatekeeper is a truly versatile volume modulator plugin that can be used to shape your audio in a plethora of ways. If you’re into volume shaping creatively or precisely this is the plugin for you
Adding randomization to the modulation of your CV signal is a great way to introduce all kinds of unexpected and pleasing new effects. Chance from Qu-Bit is a module that lets you do just that.
Adding movement and effects to your pad sounds can really enhance a track by introducing more life and motion to the body of the music. Here's how to do it in any synth.
Using short bursts of frequency modulation as a sample kicks in is a great way to add bite and attack and help them stand out. Find out how it works in this short video.
Modulation can be the key to making synths and even whole mixes sound more dynamic and interesting. Here's how to achieve it quickly and easily in Logic.
With a new, infinite modulation system and a bunch of new devices, Bitwig Studio 2 opens up an incredible world of creative possibilities. Thavius Beck explains how it works.
Logic expert Joe Albano shares his expertise on the science of modulation and shows you how Logic’s effects can be used to add movement and interest to any sound.
G.W. Childs finds out if MIDIShaper really adds versatile and powerful modulation to your tracks like Cableguys promise it does. Spoiler alert: It does.
Want to be adventurous with you sound creations? Like to craft dynamic, intriguing sounds that literally... wiggle? That's exactly what 2nd Sense Audio's Wiggle synth plug-in looks to help you do.
If you want to stand out from the crowd and help your DJ mixes sound and feel deeper then it can be worth adding external analog effects to your set. And it's a lot easier than you might think...
Modulation plug-ins can help provide movement and interest in your mixes. Matt Vanacoro looks at 3 UAD options: Boss CE-1 Chorus Ensemble, Roland RE-201 Space Echo Tape Delay & MXR Flanger/Doubler.