In just a few steps, we show you how to create a booming techno kick with plenty of sidechain reverb. If you're serious about making techno, then you'll need a good understanding of how to make a serious kick drum. The low frequencies are one of the most integral and important parts of techno production and it's typical for producers to layer several samples to achieve the right sound and feeling. However, many producers get even more creative than that and one of the most popular techniques is to apply reverb. Whilst many people sniff at the idea of reverb on the kick, or low-end frequencies in general if applied in the right way it will turn your track into a whole new beast. In this tutorial we'll show you how to create a techno kick, using several layers as well as sidechained reverb to give it a unique character. Whilst we have used Ableton, you can use any DAW, any compressor, EQ or reverb. Just follow through our steps as closely as possible to achieve the same results. You can download the same samples we used here: [download id="66171"]
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By Ozclubbers Staff •Adding Reverb to a Techno Kick
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