Nu Metal Drums with Verbtone

Nu Metal Drums with Verbtone

In this tutorial, we’re going to use the Verbtone plate reverb plugin to lend some rather dry nu metal drums more depth and space. When mixing drums, a plate reverb is often a great choice: it generally sounds smooth and natural while also creating a three-dimensional...
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...
Synth Arp Variations with PolyJam

Synth Arp Variations with PolyJam

Originally designed for breathing life into dull drum loops, PolyJam can also be used on totally different material, like a simple synth sound for instance, with equally impressive results, that is! Not convinced, yet? Well, then let’s get to work! Here’s our example...
Bringing out the snare in a drum loop with SoundBrigade

Bringing out the snare in a drum loop with SoundBrigade

As a musician or producer you might know this situation: You’ve got an awesome sounding drum loop, but the snare drum could be a little more present, a little bit more ‘in your face’, and some more top-end couldn’t hurt neither. But how would you achieve that? You...