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...
AnyGauss – New life for your Drums.

AnyGauss – New life for your Drums.

AnyGauss is an extremely powerful set of tools to mangle drums, packed in a super-simple interface. Give new life to drums, process the source up to synthesis. Launch price: 29.99$. Main features: Drums re-tuning (formant shifting). Drums timbre compression...
Processing Industrial Drums with Grasso

Processing Industrial Drums with Grasso

So, we’ve been working on a little industrial tune lately. Everything is pretty much finished, except the drums sound a little dry and plain in their current state – time to change that! For this we reach for a real ‘Swiss Army Knife’ kind of plugin: the saturation...
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...