• 3 tips for an improved workflow

    3 tips for an improved workflow

    April 4, 2018 miscinc

    Getting ideas down quickly is essential for music producers to get in the state of flow and stay there. With these 3 simple tips you’ll be able to improve your workflow, and remain focused on your project. 1. Create a template Creating a standard template in your daw will not only help you have all…

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  • Traktrain90 Reverse Reverb FX Tutorial

    Reverse Reverb FX

    March 28, 2018 miscinc

    In this blog post I’ll show you how to add some spice to your musical concepts. This particular little trick will lend atmosphere and space to your track. First you need a chord progression, melody, vocal – or any element you want to work with. Duplicate the track and reverse the whole section. Now insert a…

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  • Pitch Modulation Tutorial

    Pitch Modulation Tutorial

    March 22, 2018 miscinc

    With lo-fi beats, you hear the old vinyl effect a lot. The pitch of the piano, guitar or even the whole beat goes up and down which creates a super old school, mellow vibe. I’m going to show how to rebuild this in Ableton Live using the Simple Delay. Get that old vinyl feeling Firstly…

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  • Creating Rhythmis Vocal Athmospheres

    Creating Rhythmic Vocal Athmospheres

    March 19, 2018 miscinc

    In lo-fi hip hop, it’s all about the rhythm and feel of your track. To create a cool rhythmic vocal effect, try using this technique. 1. All about the grains. First, choose a sample where someone is talking. Background noises are ok – music is not. Then apply your chosen vocal to a granular synthesizer.…

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  • How To Improve Your Hi Hat Grooves

    How To Improve Your Hi Hat Grooves

    March 15, 2018 miscinc

    Programming HiHats in a DAW is a quick and easy way to get your ideas down. But with more and more time spent on a project you may realize that  your hats sound too mechanical, too robotic. The problem with that is, that a real human drummer will always have a slight variation each time…

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  • Traktrain90 5 Plugins for Lofi Hip Hop

    5 Plugins for Lofi Hip Hop

    March 5, 2018 miscinc

    misc.inc shows you 5 of his most essential plugins for lofi hip hop, ranging from synthesizers to bitcrushers. 1. Decimort 2 One of my favourite plugins for bit reduction. In lofi hip hop especially, it’s all about finding the right place between old and new. Decimort 2 offers a great spectrum of options for high…

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  • Paul Stretch

    Stretch Audiofiles to eternity: Paul Stretch

    February 27, 2018 miscinc

    In this blogpost, I’m going to give you a quick overview on a cool freeware audio program. Paul Nasca is the head behind the best algorithm for seemless warping out there. Endless audio stretching This program let’s you created huge textures and ambience without losing the pitch of your sample. Beyond the stretch mode ,…

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  • 5 Tips For Mixing LoFi Hip-Hop

    5 Mixing tips for LoFi Hip Hop

    February 9, 2018 miscinc

    Mixing is one of the most challenging tasks in the life of a producer. Misc Inc shows you 5 mixing tips on how to achieve a cleaner and louder mix. 1. Panning is your friend Panning several Instruments to the left and right of your stereo field, can help clean up your mix. Especially instruments…

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