How to create drone FX

Audiotent Tip #428 // How to create drone FX An often-overlooked area of production is FX. A well placed and designed sound effect can really help set the tone of … Read More

Kickstarting your creativity

Kickstarting your creativity

Audiotent Tip #427 // Kickstarting your creativity For a lot of producers, opening up your DAW and staring at a blank canvas can be very intimidating. It can cause anxiety … Read More

Using Melodic Loops

Using Melodic Loops

Audiotent Tip #426 // Using Melodic Loops Sample pack melodic loops are an excellent way to kick start new ideas or to use as the main melodic idea in your … Read More

Kick Saturation

Audiotent Tip Kick Saturation

Audiotent Tip #425 // Kick Saturation If your kick feels too soft and lacking drive, try processing it with saturation or distortion. Added harmonics will push the sound forward, making … Read More

Crispy Techno Hi-Hats

Crispy techno hi-hats

Audiotent Tip 424 // Crispy Techno Hi-Hats There are multiple ways to create and process techno hi-hats. Recording drum machines or layering the top loops seems a common practice. However, … Read More

Processing Organic Techno Percussion

Processing Organic Techno Percussion

Audiotent Tip 423 // Processing Organic Techno Percussion When programming percussion, drum machines become the obvious choice. However, this can lead to limitations with sound selection. One way to overcome … Read More

Compressor Sidechain Filter

Compressor Sidechain Filter

#AudiotentTip 422. Compressor Sidechain Filter. When compressing the mix buss, try engaging the sidechain high-pass filter. This will prevent the lowest frequencies from triggering the compressor.

3 Ways to Process Hi-Hats

3 Ways To Process Hi-Hats

Audiotent Tip 421 – 3 Ways to Process Hi-Hats 808 and 909 are the classic choice for sourcing hi-hats in techno and tech-house genres. Purists will use them raw, however, … Read More

Using Delay as a Reverb

Using delay as a reverb

Audiotent Tip 420 // Using delay as a reverb This technique can be used to add a sense of space to the synth sounds. Here is a dry synth pluck … Read More

How to synthesise techno hats

Audiotent Tip #419 – How to Synthesise Techno Hats Intricately crafted and ever evolving hi-hats are a trademark of the melodic techno sound. Inside this step-by-step guide we are going … Read More