Tag: EQ

  • Don’t Hit the Stage Without These Overlooked Heroes of Your Pedalboard

    Don’t Hit the Stage Without These Overlooked Heroes of Your Pedalboard

    Guitarists like to spill ink all the time about distortion boxes, classic overdrives, boutique delay pedals, and bucket-brigade modulation effects. It’s understandable why: These attention-grabbing stompboxes lead to dramatic and satisfying changes in sound. Like a great vintage amp or a top-notch guitar, it’s these larger-than-life pedals that help a player define his or her…

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  • Into the Wild: Making a Beat in Ableton Live With Found Sounds

    Into the Wild: Making a Beat in Ableton Live With Found Sounds

    + Master the tools and techniques of producing pro-level electronic music and audio in Ableton Live with Soundfly’s course, Intro to Music Production in Ableton Live. By Niall McCallum There’s never been a better time to get into beat making. Editing software and audio processing tools are better, cheaper, and more readily available than ever before. Not…

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  • Anatomy of a Song: Crafting an Electro-Pop Track from Start to Finish

    Anatomy of a Song: Crafting an Electro-Pop Track from Start to Finish

    + Learning to record and mix at home? Check out Soundfly’s acclaimed online courses on mixing, production, beat making and more — Subscribe for access. By Julie Kathryn a.k.a. I AM SNOW ANGEL I’m an artist, songwriter and producer. I produce my own material, as well as tracks for other artists. This means I have the pleasure of shaping…

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  • Get the Guitar Sound You Want: Cheat Sheet for EQs, Wahs, and Filter Effects

    Get the Guitar Sound You Want: Cheat Sheet for EQs, Wahs, and Filter Effects

    Now that we’ve covered dynamic– and distortion-based effects, it’s time to start playing with the actual shape of your sound. From subtle EQ tweaks to dramatic filters, this is where we start really delving into reshaping and altering your tone. These effects can be used to add expression and character to your playing, as well…

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  • The 4 Elements That Separate a Good Mix From a Great Mix

    The 4 Elements That Separate a Good Mix From a Great Mix

    The first thing to understand about music is that it’s completely subjective. You might make music for yourself, you might make music for an audience, but the audience will always form their own opinions about your labor of love. The same is true for me: some people love my work, some people hate my work.…

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