Grammy-winning producer/engineer Kori Anders (Usher, Future, Gucci Mane) joins us from his home studio, sharing his personal tips for getting hard-hitting 808s and kicks to sit together in the mix with soft, warm, clear female R&B lead vocals.
Log in to download Kori’s personal chain presets for the StudioRack plugin chainer:
This download includes presets for three StudioRack chains with the following plugins:
1. “Low End Theory”
Kori’s custom kick and 808 chain, intended to beef up your kicks and add weight to 808s.
Plugins in this chain: MaxxBass, PuigChild Compressor, SSL E-Channel, Q1, J37, NLS Channel, RBass, C1 Gate, GTR Stomps, Infected Mushroom Pusher, Aphex Vintage Aural Exciter, Abbey Road Chambers
2. “Floating Vocals”
Kori’s custom vocal mix bus chain.
Plugins in this chain: DeEsser, Renaissance Compressor, Renaissance Vox, Kramer Master Tape, SSL E-Channel, Renaissance EQ, Doubler, H-Delay, TrueVerb
3. “Open Up Space”
This chain spreads the mix out. The Morphoder + Flanger add a slight chorus-type effect with MS processing. Overall, this chain makes the mix sound thicker and much wider.