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John Peters III
Music Production Blog
I was listening to an audio book on Audible called The Millionaire Fastlane by M.J. DeMarco and he brings up a very interesting point about success. The quote is that “Success is a process, not an event.” He talks about the idea that people may see successful people as being naturally talented, lucky, or being Read more about Focus on the Process, Not the Event[…]
What’s good everyone? I have a free plugin for you and it is going to help you clean up your low end. The plugin is the bx subfilter and it is a free plugin that borrows from the “Filter” section of its larger counterpart, the bx_subsynth. It’s the perfect plugin for anyone who loves the Read more about Free Plugin – Brainworx bx subfilter[…]
I have a new free beat for you guys and it’s a good one! This is a bit of a hybrid beat that combines orchestral strings, electric guitar, and trap drums to create a lush and vibrant instrumental. So go on ahead and download this free beat and hit it with your best! Then feel Read more about Free Beat – Sayonara[…]
Hey everyone! I created a free macro plugin in Ableton Live using only the stock plugins. This is a mid-side processing macro plugin and it will be available for free download. Here are the features of this mid-side processing macro plugin: Adjust the volume of the center/middle of the stereo field Adjust the volume of Read more about Free Mid-Side Processing Macro Plugin for Ableton Live[…]
Here is a quick way to clean up a sampled kicks using the stock Pro Tools noise gate plugin. Using a gate on a sampled kick with an unnecessarily long tail can really help to tighten up the performance. This technique can be very useful when you are mixing a track and want to save Read more about Using A Noise Gate to Clean Up Sampled Kicks[…]
Movement is a very important component when it comes to creating a dynamic mix. Sometimes static panning doesn’t fit the mood and vibe that you may be looking for. In this production tip I will show you how you can use auto panning in order to add movement to tracks. I will be using the Read more about Adding Movement with Auto Panning[…]
Ableton Live does not come with it’s own dedicated stock de-esser plugin. However, it does come with something a lot more versatile in it’s multiband dynamics plugin. Here is a quick and easy way to create your own de-esser preset in Ableton Live 9 using the stock multiband dynamics plugin. The first thing you will Read more about How to Make a De-Esser in Ableton Live 9[…]
If you have been looking for a free versatile tremolo plugin, then I have good news for you! As a part of their Black Friday and Cyber Monday sale, Soundtoys is offering their Tremolator plugin for FREE until November 30th, 2016. The Tremolator features: Analog-style tremolo models Adjustable tempos from super slow to ultra fast Read more about Free Plugin: Soundtoys Tremolator[…]
So where in your chain should you place the EQ? Should it go before the compressor or after? Does it matter? Here are a few thoughts on the placement of the EQ and its effect on the sound. 1. Before Compression EQing before compression can be a great way to achieve a more natural sound. Read more about EQ Before or After Compression?[…]
Soundtoys Sie-Q is the first dedicated equalizer plugin released by Soundtoys. And for a limited time they are offering it for free! Sie-Q Features: Get airy top end with the super-smooth High band Accentuate or tame mid-range details with the switched Mid band Carve out some space or add rich bass with the Low band Push the Drive Read more about Free Plugin: Soundtoys Sie-Q[…]