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How To Make Your Samples Sound Better – Enhancing Your Vinyl Samples – Part 2

Enhance Vinyl Samples - Part 2

Part 2 in our series on making your vinyl samples better we get more in depth about tricks you can use. Starting off with basic EQ you can do a whole lot to a sample. EQ is one or the main tools. I get into using Restoriation Tools as well, which can also be a handy tactic if you are looking to try to do some clean up. I share ways you can do this as well as give examples.

Lastly I discuss how saturation can help with samples. Stay tuned next week for part 3.


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How To Make Your Samples Sound Better – Enhancing Your Vinyl Samples – Part 1

Requested by a client of mine, I go in depth about how to make your samples sound better and enhancing vinyl samples for your music productions. Are you sampling records? This might help you make those samples a bit better. You can even use these tricks for samples packs and loops you may purchase or download from sites like Splice, Loopmaster and more.

This is part one in a three part series that discusses ways to get the vinyl clean, how you can use gain staging to your advantage and how you can look at panning to isolate elements.


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What Is An Auxiliary Send – How To Use FX Send On Mixer

Using Aux Sends?

Are you familiar with auxiliary send and returns? If you’re from the old school analog mixing console days you will be. If not you might want to learn how these can benefit you. I see a lot of producers just throwing effects directly on their track and controlling things with the dry / wet knob. That’s fine and can work but you could be missing out on some key tricks that you can do with auxiliary send and returns. 


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Get My Tracks Wider – Widen My Mix

Get Wider Tracks

Wondering how you can get your tracks wider? Today I’m going to share a bunch of different methods to get your tracks wide in your mix. I also discuss what you need to be looking out for when using some of these plug ins and tricks so you don’t lose information when summing to mono. If you need some more ideas on getting wider tracks in your mixing then this video is for you. 


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