Synths & Sound Design

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How To Create Authentic Techno Bass Patches In Any Synth

Bass tones are a key component of techno music. In this short video, Multiplier gets down to the fine detail of how the different stages of a software synth can be set up to get a great bass sound.

Watch How to Create a Smart Reverb Riser In Ableton Live

Ableton Live is a complex DAW. In his MasterClass Adam “Multiplier” Pollard shared 10 cross-genre EDM tips and tricks to help jump start your creativity. Here's one of the most impressive ones.

11 Tips To Help Your MIDI Orchestration Stand Out

If your goal is to make your MIDI-based orchestration compositions stand out you may not want them to sound more realistic. Jay Asher shows how to make them sound great rather than authentic.

8 Tips For Managing Complex Projects In Cubase

When projects start to grow in Cubase, you need to know how to keep on top of them. These expert tips will stop things getting out of control!

Explore The Free TAL Vocoder And Get Cool Sounding Robot Vocal Effects

Everyone loves vocoding, but how great would it be if you could do it for free? Well you can, with this quick and easy guide to vocoding in your DAW!

Mash And Mangle Your Drum Tracks With Glitchmachines Hysterisis FREE Plugin

Drum tracks can often benefit from being processed, sometimes in extreme ways! This short video explains how the free plugin Hysteresis can be used to get great-sounding results.

8 Pro Tips For Mixing Bass

Getting a solid and accurate bottom end is a key part of any good mix. Here are some top producer’s tips for getting the best possible results! 

Explore Reason’s Powerful Dual Arpeggio Player Module

Take simple MIDI input and quickly create anything from acid basslines to complex arpeggiated sequences with this easy-to-use module in Propellerhead Reason.

How to Build a Big Chorus Effects Using Melodyne 4

Melodyne from Celemony Software is one of the most popular audio pitch correction tools. And Melodyne can manipulate pitch in order to create interesting effects, like the chorus we show you below.

Discover Synth1 – A Totally Free Synth Modelled On The Classic Nord Lead

Free synths are always cool but what’s even better is a guide to how best to use them! Join G.W Childs as he gives you a tour of Synth1.

How To Easily Fix The Timing And Pitch Of Any Vocal Part In Reason

Vocal pitch editing has come to Reason and it’s both simple to use and powerful in helping you to fix any vocal recordings!

Analog Synthesis 3: Envelope Generators

In part 3 out our essentials of subtractive / analog synthesis, Peter Schwartz takes us on a journey in sound programming using the envelope generator.

Awesome Beat Variations Using These Little Known Flex Modes in Logic Pro X

The Speed and Tempophone modes are two of the more esoteric Flex modes in Logic Pro X that won't be used much for traditional vocal and beat correction. But, for EDM beats they are incredibly useful.

Analog Synthesis, Part 2: The Analog Translation

Learn the essentials of subtractive / analog synthesis in this excellent four-part series with Peter Schwartz. Part two delves into the sound creation components of the analog synthesizer.

Discover The Secrets Of Pitch Shifted Vocals In Tropical House

One of the defining characteristics of many types of EDM is vocals that have been pitch shiften up or down. See how it’s done with this easy-to-follow video from Multiplier!