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How To Make Your Mix Sound Louder

Dec 29, 2019

Making your mix sound louder can be hard without causing distortion or ruining the dynamics of your audio. So, in this tutorial, I'm going to show you 3 ways to make your mix sound louder with compression, a little trick with volume automation, and careful decisions with EQ.

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Mixing & Mastering

Best Free VST Synths for EDM & Electronic Music

Mar 20, 2020

If you want to make EDM or other genres of electronic music but can't afford to get plugins like Nexus, Serum, or Sylenth, this video is just the thing you need. This blog post will show you the best free synthesizers to make music with and you can find a demo of each in the video below.

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Software

Best FREE Stereo Widening VST Plugins

Nov 11, 2019

These are the best free stereo widening VST plugins in 2019. The VST widener plugins in this will give you a wider mix. In this top 5, you'll find a stereo enhancer, panning plugin, tremolo, a chorus/delay, and (in my opinion) the best free stereo imaging plugin. These are all quite unique...

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Software

W.O.W Sound Interview - Sing Ern & Sing Huey

Oct 21, 2019

This Interview with W.O.W Sound founders Sing Ern & Sing Huey will give you insight on two people (twins) from Singapore who took it from working in-house, composing music for video games and designing sound effects for them, all the way to making their own company and hiring others at W.O.W Sound.

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Composers

3 Ways To Make Your Mix Sound Full

Mar 27, 2020

If you find that your mixes always sound empty or aren't as full as they could be, I'll teach you how to make your song or sound effect, sound full in this mixing tutorial. The three main tips I'll talk about in this post are; How to use effect plugins like reverb and delay to fill empty space...

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Mixing & Mastering

How To Install Plugins & Sample Packs in FL Studio

Oct 02, 2019

Learn how to add plugins to fl studio 20. You'll also learn how to add sample packs and sound libraries to fl studio too. This tutorial will walk you through what folders you need to put your VST plugins into (the .dll files) and how to get those into FL Studio.

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DAWs & Middleware

How To Double Track Synths to Make a Wider Mix

Aug 30, 2019

If you're wondering how to get a wider mix, there's a technique called double tracking. This is where you take a sound, duplicate it, and route them to different mixer tracks. Then, you pan one to the far left, and the other to the far right. But, leaving it like this can lead you to an unwanted...

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Mixing & Mastering