How to Mix Trap Beats

Mixing Trap BeatsTrap music has become a very popular genre these days in the electronic music genre. There are a variety of ways for mixing trap beats, but there are some basic rules that you should follow when you are mixing trap music. The tempo has a tendency to be pretty slow. You will want it to be around seventy-five beats per minute. In the sub-rhythms, you will find that there’s seems to be something like double the time. It gets even faster at some points, especially when the snare kicks in or the high hat rolls out. The rhythm will also be different in various parts of the tracks as well.

There are a variety of layers in the synths with trap music. Each layer makes the track very heavy and very unique. You will want to create a very nice drum track for the trap track. There are a lot of drums in trap music, and these are the absolute focus of the whole track. You will then want to have the kicks be very specific. The snares need to be really, really poignant.

In mixing trap music, you need the bass to be a very important part of the tune. The bass will be the kick. There a variety of different elements in the trap tune, so it’s not very often that it will just be a loop that will go on and on. A lot of what you will need to do when mixing trap music is to focus on the low end of the tune. This means that you will want to get the bass to really work will with the kick in the tune. The kick is a very important part of the trap tune.

If you are using reverb in your mix, you will need to make sure that it fits in with the tempo of the tune well. The same goes for any delays that you might mix in the tune. These delays need to go well with the tempo, but keep in mind that the tempo will be variable at different times.

In trap music, you want to get as much balance as can. Ideally, you want to get as much balance as you can with the different instruments to get a really good arrangement for the tune. You will want to have some really dramatic differences within the tune at different times because that really gives the tune a lot of variety and punch. You don’t want your trap mix to be boring. Again, you really need to get as hard of a low end of the tune as you possibly can. However, you need to be really careful that you get the volume of the track right on different layers. You don’t want one part to be so loud that it outdoes the rest of the song.

There are creative license that you can take when you are making and mixing trap music. Hopefully, you have found that this article has been useful for mixing trap beats.


Vocal Mixing Tips for Professional Sounding Audio

Vocal RecordingOne great vocal tip for professional sounding audio is to make sure that the microphone is far enough away from the vocalist. Some people’s voices sound better closer to the microphone while others sound better a little farther away. To figure out where your vocalist sounds best, you need to experiment. You can also have your vocalist sing into the side of the microphone for different sounding audio.

Some singers like to tilt their head back a little while they are singing because it opens up their vocal chords. To get the vocalists to remember to tilt their head back you can put the microphone a little bit above their head angled down.

Although you do not want to hear the vocalist breathing, if you eliminate the breathing sounds all together, your audio could sound very fake and unprofessional. While editing tracks you need to think about what you can do to not make your audio sound over processed.

If you or your vocalist take a break during a recording you need to make sure that when you start recording again that you or your vocalist are in the same position when singing as they were during the last recording. Changing positions could mean changing the sound of the audio for many different reasons. If you start off singing further away from the microphone and come back from a break and sing closer to the microphone, this will change the tone of your voice and the audio will sound a lot different than the rest of the audio you have recorded.

Some musicians like to add a chorus effect to their audio to make it sound more professional. You need to be sure that if you are adding this chorus effect to the audio that you do not overdo it. The best way to add the chorus sound in the background is to record the same verse or line over and over again and then layer them on top of each other so it sounds like there is a chorus in the background. If this is done correctly you will have very professional sounding audio.

When recording a vocal you need to make sure that you have your lyrics written in front of you just in case you get lost or need some direction while recording. These are some of the most basic vocal mixing basics, but are also some of the most important