Twisted Tech House

In the latest instalment of Beat Dissected we create a twisted tech house beat, using some clever processing tools to create unique percussive grooves. Beat Dissected is a regular series in which we deconstruct drum patterns, showing you how to program them in any DAW. Just copy our grid in your own software to recreate the…

Audiu — the community that helps you make better music

You can post your latest track on social media and be savaged. Or you could join Audiu and have a bunch of professionals constructively critique your work. For the very best in DJ gear news, check out DJWORX. Read the full story

FreeMod FREE VST Effect Released by Audiority

FreeMod by Audiority is the first free plug-in from Audiority and is presented as a “phase modulation effect able to twist your sound with tremolo-like effects, low-fi audio, and FM like sounds”. FreeMod is, as the name suggests, a modulation effect. A phaser to be more exactly, just like the “FM” parameter you see on…

Timing Hacks for Reverb, Delay, and Compression

The grooves and flow of a song are reinforced by syncing compressors, delays, and reverbs to the tempo of the song. But what happens if your delays, reverbs, or compressors don’t have a tempo sync feature? Below, I show you how to convert a tempo from beats-per-minute (BPM) to time in milliseconds (ms) to free…