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The Team

The Team

The Team   Here at Producers Choice - we collaborate with some of the BEST sound designers in the world to bring you the freshest, most innovative audio products in the world! Here are some of the sound designers we...

Massive Hard Dance Leads

Massive Hard Dance Leads

Producers of multiple genres have brought hardcore dance leads into their hooks. These sounds are aggressive, cheesy, and abrasive and work well with a huge range of notes from bass to treble. In this tutorial we’ll start with a simple...

Play Samples Like Synths

Play Samples Like Synths

By adding loop points to any sample, we can extend how long it plays and turn it into a playable instrument. In this tutorial I'll turn a one-word vocal into a choir and riser effect.Picking a soundWhile this technique will...

Top 5 Ways to Build Musical Tension

Top 5 Ways to Build Musical...

Bring extra momentum to your tracks by using one or more of these quick techniques. 1 - Raise the Pitch of a sound There’s the tried-and-true method of stacking octaves or tweaking a pitch knob up over the course of 8...

Nine Quick Ways to Start a Song

Nine Quick Ways to Start a ...

Sometimes the hardest part is getting started. Here are some ways I trick myself into having an idea for a song. Open your DAW and get going! 1 This Song is Dedicated Dedicate a song to someone you know (or...

Strategic Drum Layering

Strategic Drum Layering

In this week’s tutorial we’ll be looking at some easy and powerful ways to bring your drums up a notch through layering. Whether you’re looking to freshen up your kicks, add power to your snares, or create more interesting percussion,...

Creative Drum Effects

Creative Drum Effects

Intrigue listeners and announce the hook with creative drum effects. These techniques are very tweakable for live performance as well.   Technique 1 Add a Break A drum break can add splashy energy and air to a complete track. Here...

Glitch Effects Part 1

Glitch Effects Part 1

Enjoy and employ these spot glitch effects techniques for Glitch Hop, Complextro, and performing beats.    Tools I’ll be using the freeware version of Glitch for this tutorial because it’s 9 plugins in one, but feel free to replace any or...

Menacing Note Combos

Menacing Note Combos

In this tutorial, I’ll introduce a few intervals that are intense and unsettling, and we’ll start some sound design for a scary-themed beat. Tritone This two-note combination has quite a bit of lore surrounding it, with some authors calling it...

Dub Delay and Mangled Echoes

Dub Delay and Mangled Echoes

  Give your productions some sonic flair using tried-and-true Dub techniques with freeware plugins. Dub performers were pioneers in remixing and sample-based performances decades before the age of Ableton, Bitwig, and FL Studio. Their techniques are extremely useful in all...