Any one that knows me, knows that I love my Subpac. I use it for every song and even travel with it. So it was an honour to be asked by the team at subpac to do a video for them and be featured on their website as a Subpac artist.
The EDM Prodcast is one of my favorites. I have listened to many of the great interviews that Sam Matta shares. So it was an honor when he invited me to be on the show too!
First look at the amazing new Maschine MK3!
Have you ever struggled to get your kick and bass sitting just right? Have you ever found it hard to get them fat while still being in the same key? You are not alone, and you might be making things unnecessarily hard for yourself.
I remember a moment when i thought i witnessed an EQ phenomenon. I was about 17 years old. I used to play drums in a reasonably successful band at the time. Our producer was in the studio with us and was directing the recording engineer. At one point he said “sounds ok, but i think it has a touch too much 1Khz”. My ears pricked up, and i thought, you are kidding me right. People can’t just hear a frequency and know exactly what it is. Or can they....
New episode of Ask Bass Kleph. This one was about Master EQ, Master bus settings, and a little on compression and limiting.
A while back I did a colab with my long time friend Tommy Trash (under my alias TAISUN). It was a fun experience writing it. Tommy and I had been meaning to do a colab for years. Way back since we used to live together in Australia. We had remixed each other, but never a colab. So, we finally put some time in in the studio. It is always extra fun writing when it is with one of your best mates. I can’t recommend it enough. There were plenty of good times, laughs, and whiskeys. However, there was also lots of hard work, and even some learning. Some of the main things that I picked up from working with Tommy were….
Layering is pretty much the opposite of my last blog post on Separation. In this case, you are trying to combine sounds and make them fell like they all come from the one instrument (most of the time). However, just like separation, you also don’t want the sounds to fight with each other. I generally use a combination of Instruments, Transposing, EQ, Overdrive, Compression, Stereo processing and space. Here’s how.