Mixing a Hip-Hop/Trap Beat with Exciter and Compressor

Mixing a Hip-Hop/Trap Beat with Exciter and Compressor

Deep kick drums, snappy snares, and fast hi-hat rolls–these are the ingredients of a classic hip-hop or trap beat. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how use the Presence and C165a plugins to give your drums the final touch and make them pound by using a combination of...
Disto-S – More Presets on Drums.

Disto-S – More Presets on Drums.

Some presets programmed on drums, a few of them on the dirty side. As usual, select the whole text for a preset (not including the title) and press “Preset Paste” on Disto-S. Remeber that the GR value in the title is the average gain reduction you need to...
Disto-S – Presets on Bass.

Disto-S – Presets on Bass.

Use these with Disto-S. Copy the whole text for a preset, right-click “Copy”, press “Preset Paste” on the effect. Set the input Gain to get a peak gain reduction similar to the amount written in parentheses for each preset (or do whatever you...
Disto-S – Presets on Piano.

Disto-S – Presets on Piano.

Here is a set of specific presets for Disto-S programmed on piano. As always, select the whole preset, right-click “Copy”, press “Preset Paste” on the effect. Set the input Gain knob to get gain reduction peaks similar to the values listed in...
Disto-S – Presets on Vocals.

Disto-S – Presets on Vocals.

Here we go with a set of presets programmed on vocals. Each title should give a tip about the use. The amount in parentheses is the max gain reduction. For a lighter effect, you can reduce the input gain a bit and/or increase the “Mix” parameter. The...