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Music Production Techniques Part 3: Distortion
Welcome to part 3 in this series on music production techniques. Think of these as essential audio concepts every self-respecting producer should know! This article delves into distortion effects.
Jul. 19, 2015
Exploring Pro Tools Distortion Effects
Become a master of distortion, and better still, the distortion effects plug-ins you'll find in the box with Avid's Pro Tools! Joe Albano gives you a tour of these with audio examples to boot.
Jun. 15, 2015
Glitchmachines Unleash SUBVERT distortion Processor
Wouldn't it be great if Glitchgmachines made a 3-channel distortion processor plug-in based on five effects, designed to "decimate" the frequency spectrum for a nasty, aggressive feel. Oh, they do!
May. 14, 2015
Review: Jim Dunlop Il Torino Overdrive
Are you looking for a guitar pedal to help you recreate the sound of classic tube preamps? Sara Simms puts the Jim Dunlop il Torino Overdrive to the test.
Apr. 30, 2015
Spice Up Your Beats with iZotope Trash 2
Who wants hotter, fatter and spicier beats? iZotope's Trash 2 is an ideal companion in such a quest. In this tutorial, G. W. Childs gets gnarly with his beats using Trash 2's side chain feature.
G.W. Childs IV
Jul. 1, 2013
Review: FXpansion Maul: Creating Clever Distortion
When it comes to ravaging your audio, reach for FXpansion's Maul multiband distortion plug-in. As well as excellent tone shaping abilities, Maul is capable of masterful modulation madness.
Dec. 17, 2012
Review: McDSP Futzbox
You can never have too many options for creating distortion effects. Toby Pitman crushes, crumples, squeezes and mangles sounds using McDSP's Futzbox plug-in.
Jun. 11, 2012
Destructive Effects in GarageBand
Geting down and dirty (musically, of course) is G.W. Childs IV's speciality. So when you need some extra grit and aggression in your GarageBand compositions then he's the man to consult!
G.W. Childs IV
Jan. 8, 2012
Producing Saturation Effects in Reason 5
With so many different distortion processors out there offering many different types of effect it's not surprising that some beginners get confused over the jargon used. Here we'll focus on producing
Apr. 20, 2011
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