Category: Sound Design

Vital Presets Pack – OMEGA

Vital Presets Pack – OMEGA Vital Presets OMEGA pack by Mattias Holmgren

OMEGA // Vital presets pack +52 carefully crafted presets for Vital! OMEGA demo song #1 – MEGA DRIVE Take a listen to the first demo song, MEGA DRIVE (synthwave), which was produced solely with presets from the Vital Mega Presets Pack. In the Vital preset demo, MEGA DRIVE you will discover everything from the lush […]

How much should You Charge To Compose Original Music

How much should You Charge To Compose Original Music how-much-to-charge-for-your-original-music

Pricing your work is very individual, but critical for any producer. Across the industry you will see people charging everything from $50 all the way up to $2500 per minute of music. But how much should YOU charge to compose original music? If you are new in the game with little experience you are obviously […]

Beatmaker VICE Synthwave plugin by UJAM

Beatmaker VICE Synthwave plugin by UJAM Beatmaker Vice Ujam

UJAM has a broad line of electronic drum plug-ins with the Beatmaker suite of plugins. Beatmaker VICE is the drum machine plugin specialized in the sounds of the 80s. If you are looking for instantly usable Synthwave / Retrowave beats this plugin comes loaded with pre-recorded midi loops. Furthermore, you get a full set of […]

Music Theory Everyone Should Know – Chord Progression tips!

Music Theory Everyone Should Know – Chord Progression tips! Music theory everyone should know - Chord Progression Tricks

Music Theory Everyone Should Know. Today I want to talk about the foundation to get some smooth sounding chord progressions. Importantly we will talk about voice leading and chord inversions. Furthermore, we look at how to add color to the chords. We give those simple triads flavour and impact. All is explained in the chord […]

How to compose Pirate music for games

How to compose Pirate music for games How to compose pirate music in Studio One

In this article we look at how to compose Pirate music for games! Let’s break down a Pirate game loop I produced for Peak Games. We work with Studio One, but you can basically use any DAW to replicate this kind of music as long as you have the right samples. Importantly, we look at […]

Synthwave tutorial – Gelhein – Shields Up

Synthwave tutorial – Gelhein – Shields Up Synthwave Tutorial in Bitwig Studio

In this Synthwave tutorial video I take you through the production process of making the track “Shields Up” released in 2018. Ever wanted to travel back to the (glorious!?) 80’s and make some smooth music of the time? We have a whole “wave” of genres depicting some of the lovely smooth sounds of the time. […]

Bitwig Vocoder Like Imogen Heap

Bitwig Vocoder Like Imogen Heap Bitwig Vocoder like Imogen Heap's Hide and seek

In this new video we explore the new Vocoder plugin in Bitwig Studio 3.1.1. The Vocoder effect can be used to harmonize your monophonic vocal lines into big lush choirs like you hear in Imogen Heap’s “Hide and Seek” song. Download the Bitwig Studio 3.1.1 Vocoder Project & Presets: Download Bitwig Preset Pack Hope you […]

Modulation in Bitwig Studio. How does it all work?

Modulation in Bitwig Studio. How does it all work? bitwig_what_can_be_modulated_01

In this video I explain in detail the foundation and rudimentary information you need to work with modulation efficiently in Bitwig Studio. This is a common question I get from the Bitwig community users and I thought it would be great to do a video explaining this in detail.

How to distribute music online in 2020?

How to distribute music online in 2020? How to distribute music online in 2020

In this article and video, How to distribute music online in 2020, I explain the process of distributing your music the easy way! How to distribute music online? So you’ve just got the final master back from the mastering service and it’s time to get those tracks out to the world. But as you browse […]

Set Up Komplete Kontrol in Studio One 4

Set Up Komplete Kontrol in Studio One 4 how to set up komplete kontrol mk2 in studio one 4

This article and video explains how to set up the Komplete Kontrol with Studio 4.5 for perfect DAW integration. The Komplete Kontrol mk2 S61 keyboard gives you excellent control over your DAW and NKS compatible instruments. Importantly, Kontrol has a smooth Fatar key-bed, and the capacitive knobs give you quick feedback when you want to […]

Studio One 4.5 review & tutorial

Studio One 4.5 review & tutorial Studio One 4.5 review & overview - Is this DAW for you?

Welcome to this Studio One 4.5 review & tutorial. The new update in Studio One 4.5 brings some new exciting functionality to Studio One. Studio One is a modern DAW that I’ve been using for film scoring and scoring several games the past years. Learn all about the great new features of Studio One 4.5 […]

How to make better chord progressions

How to make better chord progressions How to make chord progressions more interesting

In this article and video you will learn some magical tricks to make chord progressions sound more interesting and beautiful. I will also reveal some of my favourite chord progressions for EDM. These progressions work well in many musical genres but I like to use them in general EDM, Melodic Dubstep, Trance and Future Bass. […]

Bitwig 3 Overview – The Grid, New Modular Plugin

Bitwig 3 Overview – The Grid, New Modular Plugin Bitwig 3 overview the grid

Bitwig opens up a whole new modular environment! Learn about the new Grid plugin in this Bitwig 3 overview. Furthermore, we look at how you can build your own custom synths & effects with the Grid. Let’s go! The path of Bitwig’s software-hardware integration. Bitwig is gaining traction in the DAW world. It’s an exciting […]

5 reasons to Bitwig Studio – Top DAW 2019

5 reasons to Bitwig Studio – Top DAW 2019 5 reasons to Bitwig Studio - best DAW 2019

These are my 5 reasons to work in Bitwig Studio as my main DAW. In this article I will explain the key features which made me select Bitwig as the king of DAWs for 2019. 5 reasons to work in Bitwig Studio Quick audio editing workflowFirstly, Bitwig has a very clean audio editor. Feature filled […]

Massive X review – vst synth of the future?

Massive X review – vst synth of the future? Massive X Review - VST synth of the future

Massive X review and first look. In this article and video we look at the new flagship synth from Native Instruments. Is this vst synth going to replace Serum and Massive (Vanilla)? In the Massive X review & first look video we listen to some presets and talk about the interface design of Massive X. […]

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