Sidechain compression without a compressor

Techno Tips & Tricks 04 - Tremolo Sidechain

In music production there are many roads that lead to the same goal. We all know that typical sidechain compression sound that ducks the bass out of the way of the kick drum. But what if I tell you there’s a more powerful way to achieve this effect? In the fourth episode of my Techno […]

Adding punch to your mix with parallel compression

Techno Tips & Tricks 02 - Parallel Compression

Parallel compression is the perfect way to add punch to your mix. By using compression as a send effect you can use heavy amounts of compression to bring up all the little details of a track without ruining dynamic range. By adding an EQ after the compressor you can shape the sound even further. This […]

How to add more depth to your mixes

One of the hardest things to create in a mix is depth. Depth is the difference between uncomfortably close and extremely distant. Most acoustic recordings already have a sense of depth because those instruments are recorded in a real environment. That’s not the case with electronic music such as Techno where every sound is recorded […]