Secret sonic weapons
Sometimes when you’re looking for that creative spark, or the elusive final
polish for your mix, you need to go the extra mile.
There’s more than meets the eye with these enhanced tools of musical creation; with each
1-minute episode, we’ll go beneath the surface to find hidden sounds and inspiration in the
Uncover your true sound.
Brian Eno Ambient Origins
Master the softer side of FM synthesis with Eno-style ambience, courtesy of careful tweaking of DX7 V's operators and FX.
PC Music Bass
with Jup-8 V
Pop to the max - PC music is the new phenomenon, from chart-toppers to the underground. Capture this infectious sound in full hyper-color with Jup-8 V.
Mid-Side Drums EQ
with Pre 1973
Want that crisp studio drum sound without unwanted harshness? Use this selective preamping trick with Pre 1973 to sharpen your kick, snare, hats, and cymbals like the pros.
King Crimson Harmony
with Mellotron V
Take your sound on a prog journey into the court of the Crimson King himself, with
the symphonic tape strings of Mellotron V.
with Prophet V
Futuristic soundscapes await with the rich polyphonic textures of Prophet V,
perfect for adding retro sci-fi darkness to your mix.
Michael Jackson Bass
with Mini V
The 3-oscillator bass that's miniature in size, massive in sound, and inspired by
some of the greatest pop production of all time. Can't beat it.
Mid-Side Bus Detection
with Comp TUBE-STA
Selective compression of the middle of your stereo field gives you a pumping mix
without losing stereo richness - check out this Comp TUBE-STA trick.
Vocoded Trap Vocals
with Vocoder V
Turn any rap vocal into a topline melody with Vocoder V, for modern trap & hip-hop
sounds with an analog edge.
Sky-high trance euphoria
with OB-Xa V
The unforgettable trance lead sound in all its high-definition enhanced analog
glory. OB-Xa V is the perfect tool for the ultimate rave anthem.
with Stage-73 V
Kick back with '90s neo soul vibes a-la D'Angelo and Erykah Badu with this neat
Rhodes sound - Stage-73 V has got you covered.
Cyberpunk digital acid
When you want your bass to make a statement, let Pigments lead the way. Get the
perfect dark, apocalyptic, acidic sound in just a few steps.
XL pop chords
with Jun-6 V
Use Jun-6 V to craft chart-topping chord sequences, blending disco, pop, and house
for an anthemtic dancefloor sound.
Mechanical drum resonance
with Delay TAPE-201
Take a drum loop and transform it into a rolling metallic juggernaut of groove with
Delay TAPE-201, for perfect retro-industrial percussion.
Bouncing dub spring
with Rev SPRING-636
This classic Reggae sound wouldn't be the same without spring reverb. Turn any
melodic or percussive sample into a bouncing dub soundbite with Spring Reverb 636.
Jet engine drum break
with Flanger BL-20
Give your drums extra throttle with movement with the sky-high swooshing effects of
with Rev INTENSITY
Try replacing atmospheric pad sounds with frozen reverb tails with this Rev
INTENSITY hack - the perfect background to your melodies and soundscapes.
New age choir
with Emulator II V
Find your inner-most sonic consciousness with this beautifully lo-fi sampling
technique, courtesy of Emulator II V - immersive, classic new age ambience.
with Phaser BI-TRON
Capture a classic kaleidoscope guitar sound using Phaser BI-TRON. This simple &
timeless technique is guaranteed to elevate your mix in true analog fashion.
with Chorus DIMENSION-D
A classic 808 rhythm is always welcome, whatever your style. Make your 808 groove
bigger and badder than ever with the glorious stereo saturation of Chorus DIMENSION-D.
with Analog Lab V
Composing isn't just about finding the right sound; it's about setting the right
scene. Unlock the true depth of your soundtrack effortlessly with Analog Lab V's layered