Share any music production tips and tricks you discovered


#184

Hell yeah, reminds me of chaining up a bunch of boolean logic to make your own probability generators


#185

I think i was wrong. Its all about crazy manipulation with stereo mix and secret crazy manipulations with audio aka mastering.

Nope. Secret in stereo.


#186

You can erase ‘in your face sound’ simply putting phaser/chorus/flanger on it and then make it mono.


#187

If you really want to ruin a mix even faster, just put a super soft limiter on the master

Or just overcompress the shit out of everything, that seems to be everyone’s favorite method these days


#188

Take your kick sample, copy it, pitch it down by an octave, and layer it back in with your original kick. Want to eat up headroom as fast as you can? You’re done.

I’ve actually been doing that for a year, you have to be super careful with it, but it does give your kick an extra octave of range down at the bottom.


#189

This sounds like a potentially great idea, just so long as some of those subs are courtesy-brickwalled off


#190

Since I master my own stuff I handle it then. I want the kick to be the deepest thing anyways, but yes this kind of routing will make you see the wisdom of highpass filters for sure. And possibly gates, since that lower sample is playing at half speed, if your kick had a long tail to begin with that can present its own issues.


#191

Also did that by routing a sound to two sends one panned left and the other right with a compressors and distortion and reverb and eq and stereoizer fx chain to get that shoegazey wall of sound type distortion


#192

that’s the thing you know, I have been using a lot more intuition, weed, and a couple of beers instead of tricks and tips…


#193

Yo you can by a gaming mouse for yourself it will increase the production output in case you are using default pc mouse


#194

The gaming mouse is very comfortable and you want to work with it. But there are also a lot of additional buttons and you can set some actions in your DAW or macros . Save time and convenient to work!


#195

People actually do the same with drawing tablets, believe it or not. I’ve considered using my XP Pen and macros for the same reason plus better ergonimics


#197

i was honestly just doing an uneducated bit, assuming that what im saying results in a mono signal but then again i never tried it


#198

Mid and Side signals doesn’t linked together to death. You can add reverb to sides just to say. It’s blowing my mind. And you still keep the stereo image.


#199

This will sound pretty naff on big systems if the transposed down layer occurs exactly when the original tail of the kick frequencies does. I know cause i’ve heard it time and time again on all kinds of PA systems

If you wanna do this it would be best to delay the pitched down tail and crossfade it with the other tail so they occur sequentially and not directly on top of one another. When they occur on top of one another with a system that has the SPL and volume and dynamic range of a cabinet that can put out almost infrasound at considerable amplitude it tends to just sound like a test tone lol. You get the same effect on subs as well at home and shit and it can make it sound like you have an overwhelming amount of mud in ya low end when its more of a timing issue

Sequentially almost always trumps any kind of vertical layering because you avoid any interference of the frequencies and you don’t really need to worry too much about phase other than polarity


#200

That sounds cool, I’ll give it a try. Sounds like it would save a lot on headroom too.