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Get free presets for the Waves Aphex Exciter, J37 Tape and Kramer Master Tape plugins, as used by Native Instruments’ Tim Cant to distort and distress a finished beat in the video “Create Vintage Hip Hop Vibes with Waves and Maschine.”

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In a dense mix it can be tough to find space for acoustic guitar, while in a sparse track, the acoustic needs to fill up more real estate. Learn to use reverb in different ways to help place the acoustic guitar in the track.

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We already know that OVox sounds great on vocals, but what about instruments? Hear how the vocal FX and resynthesis plugin can deliver vibes for days when used on drums, guitars and bass. And get free presets!

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Getting airy pad synth sounds is quite accessible for most people with a few plugins. But getting deep, rich, low-frequency ambience can be tricky. Learn how to achieve these sounds using sub-oscillators.

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Distortion, saturation and overdrive are great for making drums sound bigger, better and more energetic in the mix. Learn how to get the most from these powerful effects on your drum parts.

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Choosing which plugins to add to your creative arsenal can feel overwhelming. We’ve compiled a “buyer’s guide” of all-time user favorites to help you find the essentials for your productions and mixes.

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Need to add some fresh flavor to your hip hop tracks? We’ve got some free OVox presets and the tips and tricks you need to get started on creative rap vocals, check it out!

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Vocal samples aren’t just for electronic music; early techniques can even be traced back to the Beatles! Learn how to use some straightforward techniques to “splice & dice” and make your samples more exciting.

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OVox can mimic the role of instruments in any production. Listen to how we’ve used OVox to construct a funky R&B track and get all the tips, tricks and presets to explore the plugin for yourself.

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You’ve finished a record and you’re ready to play some shows, but the songs weren’t created with live performance in mind. Learn essential tips in this adaptation process to make your shows entertaining and sound great.

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