By Fanu Wed Nov 01, 2017 3:00 pm
A quick "kick fatness" tip from the lab while mixing a house track…
If you have a kick that needs a bit of meat but you've exhausted your other techniques, try this.
• Make a duplicate of your kick track
• Compress the kick with a really snappy compressor such as DBX 160 (any compressor that will really compress it hard will do)
• Use a device that will allow you to boost the very low end of the kick and boost it around 60 Hz or so
• Use a device that allows you to cut the mids (for those, I'm using a classic Pultec EQ here that allows me to do both easily)
• So basically you're making it really tiny at first, then cutting the mids, and boosting the **** out of its lows
• Blend this in with the original kick and witness the increased fatness!
Sounds silly on paper, but try it and you'll find out this can be a dope tool in your toolbox!
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