80s / Synthwave Bass with DDD & Bus

80s / Synthwave Bass with DDD & Bus

The sound of 80s pop never gets old, and it’s actually seeing a revival today in the shape of the Synthwave genre. Today we’re going to show you how to achieve that lush bass sound which many of the songs from back then and now are famous for. We’ll start with a...
Going Wild with Bus

Going Wild with Bus

Simulating four of the most sought after bus compressors ever made, Bus is ideal for gluing subgroups and full mixes together. In such a scenario, we would usually play it safe – use a moderate ratio, and aim for only a couple of dB gain reduction. But what if we...
Mastering a Song with Bus

Mastering a Song with Bus

Bus is the sister plugin of the ever popular Strip, and while the latter can sit happily on every channel of your mix, the best place for the former is – you guessed it – on a bus. Don’t let the relatively simple GUI fool you: Bus is really a powerhouse, which gives...
Compression – A Small Tutorial

Compression – A Small Tutorial

Dynamic control (compression, expansion) is one of the most useful and fun categories of effects to use to control the overall quality and feeling of recordings. In this small tutorial we use our Bus effect as a reference, given its extreme versatility. It is useful...
Easy rock guitar mixing with StripBus

Easy rock guitar mixing with StripBus

In this tutorial we’re going to mix a rocking guitar riff with Strip and its complementary plugin Bus. Apart from incorporating various valuable mixing tools like EQ, compression, saturation, and so forth, these two plugins also have got the amazing ability to give...