Create in just a few seconds your perfect bass sound for your next synthwave track. Synth used: Moog Voyager Electric Blue. Of course you don't need a Moog Voyager for this basic task: you can obtain a good sound with only two oscillators too. Tip: try to detune just a little the 2nd oscillator frequency. You can modify many others parameters and add great effects … [Read more...] about Synthwave Bassline: How to make the Perfect Synthwave Bass
When you paint a window frame it is clear to the eye when the brush strays… since you see the paint on the window. Our hearing is usually not as good as our vision, and further singing or playing guitar is a little more complicated then staying in between the lines when painting. So it is easy to stray in the sound spectrum and when it happens we might not even … [Read more...] about That’s why a Synthwave Musician need to know everything about Audio Compression….
RupZo from Arcade Riviera to come up with some indispensable compression tips. Never be scared of your compressor again... Compression basically explained: the reason people ask about compression more than anything is because they find it the hardest concept to understand or hear. In synthwave music as in every other genre. A basic explanation I heard when I first … [Read more...] about Using a Compressor in Synthwave production: the Arcade Riviera Way!
Music mythology has it that real drummers are illiterate, beer-swilling louts with about as much musicality as a dead dog. Nevertheless, it can be hard to find an acceptable substitute. In synthwave music a real drummer is very rare and, often, not so useful. Many musicians would rightly argue that the great advantage of sequenced, electronic drums is that they don't force … [Read more...] about 15 Tips for a Great Synthwave Drum Track with that “real drummer” feeling