Having a properly balanced kick drum sound can be crucial to a track’s stand and fall. In this tutorial video product specialist Tim Cant provides all the necessary tips and tricks for kick drum processing for beginners and pros alike. Covering topics like the sonic structure of kick drums, frequency interference with other song elements, harmonic manipulation using saturation, and rounding it all up with deeper insights into compression and EQing techniques, you’ll learn how to better use MONARK, CRUSH PACK, and SOLID BUS COMP to improve your productions.
Watch: The producer’s guide to kicks
The kick drum is the backbone to every beat-driven song. Taking a closer look at the kick drum and its role in the production process, we show how you to process, EQ, saturate and adjust you kick drums to perfection.