Tutorials: Creative music ideas
Someone requested an explanation of how to get the effect from Sevendust Black, so I gave it a shot. Its not an exact copy, but it should give you good idea on how these types of guitar stutter fx can be made.
In this tutorial I explain how to create small percussive noises using white noise and filters. I explain how to create the rhythms and then some additional tricks to add some variations to the sound. These types of sounds can often be heard in soundtracks or cinematic trailers.
This is a quick trick on using MEqualizer easily automate different sections of your song. I've been lazy with my EQ automation, but with this trick it should help lazy people like me automate things easily and quickly.
I was inspired and tried to find a way to make organ sounds with my guitar. Using rotary speaker software and a harmonics generator from Melda productions, I try to simulate the sound of classic electric organs. You can be the judge of whether I succeeded or not.
In this video I go over how to make an Impulse response using a Match EQ (MFreeformequalizer). I also use MMultibandConvolution to create the IR file.
In this video I'll show you how you can reduce the amount of tracks you use and easily automate delays and reverb using the level crossover in Melda's multiband plugins.
MUnison is generally used to create clones of the original signal that makes it sound like multiple voices. But in this video we will show you how you can use it as a harmonizer and create whole chords out of single notes.
This shows a quick way to add IRs to existing devices and save them as your own. Once you do this you'll have your own personalized devices that you can use over and over again in future!
This video shows how you can add some room sound to your profiles/IRs. See the basics and then how you can change the sound in various ways as well as blend it. This can really help when you're using headphones.
Here is part 1 of the breakdown on "Lime Green", the original music. This vide goes over the drums, bass and keyboards used on this song. This song involved a lot of drum writing and rewriting, but luckily Mdrummer made it easier than it would have been using other!