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...
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...
Clean Rock Guitars with Rev250

Clean Rock Guitars with Rev250

Today we’re going to use the Rev250 reverb plugin to turn a dry and sterile clean rock guitar riff into an atmospheric, deep melody. As you might already know, the Rev250 is modeled on the first digital reverb that was originally introduced way back in the 1970s. This...