How to make acid basslines

In this video I demonstrate how to create an acid bassline with as many as 8 different synths:

This includes basic patch, full track mix tips as well as a variety of sound design variations for all subtractive synths that I own.

Yep, hard acid basslines are a commonplace in trance music and also a part of my signature sound. You can hear some in a number of releases like Valor, The Beauty of Darkness, Scythe and grab some freebies like recent 42, Jihad or Inhuman.

Hope you find this video helpful.

The Beauty of Darkness out now!

While I’ve been on holidays in Kenya (absolutely amazing!), another tune got released. Now need to keep the listeners updated 😉

The Beauty of Dakness is a nod to older dark trance anthems that used to be popular in 2000 – 2010 period, but seemingly got forgotten in favour of banging uplifters. Still, Aftertime Records, usually releasing my psytrance tunes, seems to be interested in this kind of sound. So here it is!

Hear it on Spotify or Youtube.

Get it from Beatport or Juno.

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Scythe is out now!

Another month, another release. This time on Sampler 006 thanks to friendly label Mindlifing Bundles (part of Tecnomind Music).

This one is a bit dark melodic tune that for some reason reminds me of 80’s synthpop. Either way, it flows nicely. Finally nailed it.

Beatport

Juno

Apple Music

Gullfoss review in practical tests

Loudness War channel is back! This time I made a walkthrough for a Gullfoss automatic EQ against a number of common sound types.

More will be coming. With decent recording setup and state of art video editing software – DaVinci Resolve Free – I can quite easily create a plenty of videos in resonable time.

The Making of: Alhena – Overload Remix

Just after I signed Hubris, Jose asked me to remix one of a handful different tracks for Tecnomind Music. I quickly decided for Overload – originally it had clearly techy vibe, but felt somewhat lackluster in terms of quality. I wanted to push it to the limit and try my skills in hard trance. Go check the result now, and see the realease post:

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