Ever wondered why drummers in bands play drum rolls at the end of a section or measure? That’s because “rolls” help create a change in tension before the coming section or measure. Guitarists and bass players use similar techniques before a change to create transitions. In electronic music, there are various methods to achieve such transitions. These are called transition effects. Effects or FX can either be subtle or extreme and they can be used in live performances or recording situations.
What is it?
The Audient iD14 is a compact, USB 2.0 bus powered, audio interface that provides high quality large-format console sound at an affordable price. Packed in a super sturdy full metal construction, the iD14 offers an extremely versatile and futuristic set of controls that cannot be found anywhere else within this price bracket.
Let me be very clear, I love sound design. I can sit for hours tweaking knobs just because it’s fun. I love working with hardware synthesizers and music instruments. As a personal challenge to myself, I’ve only been working on free plugins for the last couple of months.
Moe Espinosa has been a highly acclaimed DJ and producer and a successful label owner for over a decade. In 2015, he toured in India and ‘I Love Music Academy’ was fortunate enough to host drumcell, a heavyweight in the international electronic music industry.
Simply put, a ‘noise gate‘ is a type of hardware device or plugin that can mute and un-mute a signal during an audio track when a particular instrument is not being played, or resumes playing. It is used to eliminate leakage from a signal.