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best vst plugins 2020

Best 10 VST Plugins for 2020

In this article I'm going to share with you my top 10 VST plugins I recommend for producers in 2020.

Stock plugins are awesome – I love them – and in my opinion you can get about 90% of the way to truly pro sound with them. However, using a few choice premium plugins can take you that last 10%. 

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mixing kick and bass

Mixing Kick and Bass - Balancing Levels

Mixing kick and bass is one of the most important parts of the mixing process. It's the fundamental foundation for the rest of your track, and if you get it wrong, your mix is NEVER going to sound good.

In this tutorial, I'm going to show you a really quick way to balance your kick and bass in about 30 seconds...

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Professional Vocal Recordings

5 Tips to Pro Vocal Recordings

Professional vocal recordings are - without a doubt - one of the most important elements of most songs... even in electronic dance music.

Today we have a guest post from Jennifer Webster from soundmaximum.com on her 5 tips to getting your vocal recordings sounding like they were recorded at a professional studio. Jennifer is a singer, so knows a thing or two about getting great vocal recordings.

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how to layer leads

How to Layer Leads (Properly) in 5 Minutes!

Learning how to layer leads properly is one of the most important aspects of producing current-sounding, huge, rich dance and pop music.

Ok, ok....I know the title sounds a little "click bait-ey", but I'm serious: Layering leads is something I'm asked about often, and it's really not that complicated. If you want to know how to layer leads properly, there are just a few factors to consider...

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layering kicks

How to Make Your Kicks Punchier

The kick drum is arguably the most important element in any EDM track (of any genre). If it's not punching through the mix properly, the dance floor isn't going to be jumping.

Today you're gonna learn exactly how to get your kick drum sitting properly in your mix – with plenty of punch and plenty of headroom – in under 7 minutes.

Whether you are producing Trap, Future Bass, House, Trance or Pop, and whether you use Ableton Live, Logic X or FL Studio, these techniques will work for you.

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