synthesis and sound design focusing mostly on how to make synth leads, pads, soundscapes, atmostpheres and teaching you a range of synthesis types including wavetable, additive, subtractive, fm synthesis and more

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Reverse Vocal Swell Trick in Ableton Live with GDLK

Greetings again Bassgorillas!!! GDLK here again with some more Ableton inspired information. In this vid I show you how to do the oh-so important “Reverse Reverb Effect”. There is so many applications for this technique and if you dont know how its done, you’re going to really get a kick out of it and I […]

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What is a Reese and How to make one

A reese bass is a sound that is most commonly used in Drum and Bass genre, but also Dubstep and nowadays Bass House. The reason why reese is so interesting, is because of the phase cancelation two detuned waveforms cause, creating continous sound that is modulating itself. When you take two waveform that are in […]

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Let’s Learn: Frequency Modulation Synthesis

In this article, I will try to explain the basics of frequency modulation synthesis using plugin FM8. Altough very complicated and not so logical like subtractive synthesis, where you take sound from the osciliator and cut off frequencies you don’t want to hear, frequency modulation is doing exactly opposite thing. You add up parts of […]

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NI Massive Tutorial: Trippy Trap Pad

Last time we heard from SUB-T we got our 808 learn on. Now in the same vain of trappy-ness. We’re going to check out how to construct a trippy pad that will fit well in not only Trap but any genre as far as I’m concerned. Break out the Godfather vst Massive and lets get […]

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How To Make Trap 808’s In NI Massive

It’s that 808 bump that makes you put yo hands up! Sure you can use a sample but consider this first. In this tutorial our resident DAW hacker Subterranean reveals how to shape and grind out thunderous 808’s. Consider spending 1 hour designing a folder of your own signature 808’s. Name and key label them, […]