Create a Modern Metal Lo-Fi Guitar Effect to Make Your Transitions HUGE

This video, hosted by Dr. Mike Trubetskov, delves into the art of creating modern lo-fi guitar tones for metal music. It covers the transition from old-school lo-fi effects, illustrated with examples from Pink Floyd and Muse, to contemporary approaches that add depth and dynamics without overwhelming the mix. The tutorial addresses the technical aspects of achieving desirable lo-fi tones, including specific plugin and EQ settings, filter applications, and the balance between high and low pass filters to retain midrange focus. Techniques for incorporating saturation and distortion post-filter are also explored, alongside tips for automation to enhance build-ups without resorting to outdated methods. The overall aim is to equip viewers with the knowledge to experiment with lo-fi effects in their productions effectively.

Learn the BEST Ways to Use Synths in Modern Metal

Exploring Synth Applications in Modern Metal Productions

Dr. Mike Trubetskov introduces a video series focused on using synths in modern metal music. He aims to explain how synths are integrated for different purposes such as adding atmosphere, supporting melodies, and enhancing guitar tones. Trubetskov discusses how synths contribute to the music’s emotional depth, filling sonic gaps, and creating memorable hooks, providing examples from bands like Currents, Spirit Box, and Sleep Token. The video encourages experimentation with synths in metal production, showcasing their versatility and impact on the genre’s evolving sound.

Auto-Tune Guitar DIs in Metal. Can It Sound Good?

In this video, I discuss the unexpected results of using auto-tune on modern metal guitar DI’s, providing insights into using auto-tune as an approach for getting specific auto-tune guitar tone. I explore the impact of auto-tune on tone, pitch correction, and processing the DI before the amp, while sharing specific examples and tips for setting up auto-tune for guitar DI’s in modern metal productions.

How to Select Proper IRs for Modern and Rich Metal Guitar IR Tone

New video! I challenged myself to find principles for the selection of the right guitar IRs for Modern Metal Guitar IR. I took Lance Prenc’s Axe-FX II pack, and meticulously tried to match his tone with my IRs.

Lance Prenc’s Axe FX II Pack: https://prencaudio.com/product/620627

I Reviewed Your Metal Song Submissions – The Common Mistakes You Need To Fix Pt 1

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Metal Song Submissions

Aggressive Tones & Analog Vibe: Mixing Metal with STL Tones ControlHub Tue Madsen Pack

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Learn how the STL Tones ControlHub Tue Madsen Expansion pack can enhance your metal mixing workflow in this detailed video.

We cover the plugin’s layout, gain staging, musical compression, and tone-shaping capabilities ideal for metal (00:00). See it on vocals, drums, guitars, and buses for metal mixing and mastering (01:20).

Includes tips for dialing in aggressive tones, analog character, and vibe for your metal tracks (04:16). Discover techniques for individual tracks as well as mix bus processing (10:48).

If you record, mix, or master metal music, this walkthrough shows how Control Hub can speed up your workflow and deliver modern polished metal tones and energy (14:57).

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THEY DID IT AGAIN! Gamma Vocal Suite – For Fast and Great Metal Vocal Mixing

In this video, I am testing the Gamma Vocal Suite Plugin by Modern Metal Songwriter, which is suitable for Rock and Metal vocal mixing.

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Black Friday Metal Plugin Deals – Sound Like Progress

If you were looking for some new plugins for metal during this Black Friday Metal sale, I tested out 2 and really loved these. 

Trying out JST Toneforge DI Match and Purafied LED Compressor Not affiliated with any of these, my initial impressions.

Avoid Spending a Fortune – Make a Quality Metal Recording at Home! DIY Metal Recording Home Studio Musician Worst Mistakes

If you are recording your band or your music at home 🎸🎙️, this video is for you! I look over the most common DIY metal recording home studio mistakes ❎ and ways to resolve these! ✅

How Not To Suck At Guitar – Spiritbox Cellar Door Cover, Metalcore Learning Journey

Why Spiritbox Cellar Door Cover Breakdown is difficult and how you can record around it! Short Cover + Explanation below.

Spiritbox Cellar Door Guitar Cover, Modern Metal Metalcore Recording and Explanation

GGD P V – Free Reaper Mix Template to Improve Your Productions and Help You Save Time

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I mixed GGD PV in Reaper by only using free plugins and it sounds sick!

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Recording Metal Drums For Non-Engineers. What YOU Need To Know To Not Fail Your Session

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Recording Metal Drums if you are just a musician, not an engineer. Learn from my experiences! 

Shoutout to Paeon band for letting me use some materials for this video, awesome music and awesome lads.

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CAN THIS NEW TOOL Get Heavier TONES and SAVE YOUR MIXES? Single Plugin Metal Mix Challenge

I tried a fun challenge and mixed a metal song by only using one plugin – Clairvoyant by Modern Metal Songwriters – Share, Learn, Collaborate

Can it sound good?! Watch the video to find out! Single Plugin Metal Mix Challenge

Multitracks by Brian Hood – 456recordings.com

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Ranking 24 Metal Recording and Production Techniques: Worst to Best. Find These Out!

Ranking 24 Metal Recording and Production Techniques: Worst to Best. My take on using all the modern techniques and whether they are applicable or overrated!

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Is Fortin Nameless Still the Best for Modern Metal Guitar Tone?! Blowing it with Tube Amp

Is Fortin Nameless Still the Best for Modern Metal Guitar Tone?! Blowing it with Tube Amp

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Creating Realistic Programmed MIDI Drums for Metal Songs – Programmed Drums Metal

Creating Realistic Programmed MIDI Drums for Metal Songs – Programmed Drums Metal

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NovaClip Clipper Plugin for Mixing Metal Music – First Impressions

My first impressions and thoughts while trying NovaClip by Modern Metal Songwriter – the new clipper plugin for mixing metal.

https://youtu.be/rsWP9pqlu7I

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Metal Madness – Free Metal Synth Presets to Mirror Guitars for Killer Digital Tones!

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Metal Madness – Free Metal Synth Presets to Mirror Guitars for Killer Digital Tones!

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Unleash Your Metal Guitar Reaper Sound with our Free Reaper Mixing Chain!

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Hey metalheads! Are you tired of struggling to get that perfect heavy guitar tone in Reaper? Look no further! In this video, we’re excited to share our amazing Metal Guitar Reaper Mixing Chain for Reaper, and the best part is, it’s absolutely FREE!

Dr. Mike Trubetsko has meticulously crafted this powerful mixing chain to help you achieve that professional-grade sound for your metal guitar tracks. Whether you’re into crushing riffs, blistering solos, or bone-crunching breakdowns, this mixing chain has got you covered.

In this tutorial, we’ll walk you through the step-by-step process of setting up and using the Metal Guitar Mixing Chain in Reaper. From EQ and compression to saturation and reverb, we’ll show you how to dial in the perfect settings to make your metal guitar tracks cut through the mix with clarity, aggression, and definition.

So, grab your guitar, fire up Reaper, and let’s dive into the world of epic metal guitar tones with our free mixing chain! Don’t forget to like, comment, and subscribe for more awesome content. Rock on! \m/

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Free Plugins and IRs used:

– Ignite Amps NadIR https://www.igniteamps.com/#nadir

– Ignite Amps PTEq-X https://www.igniteamps.com/#pteq-x

– Catharsis IRs https://pluginfox.com/products/catharsis-impulses

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Blending Metal Guitar Tone: Mastering Techniques for Crushing Sound

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In this ultimate guide to blending metal guitar tone, we dive deep into the art of creating a bone-crushing sound that will leave your audience in awe.

Whether you’re a seasoned guitarist or just starting out, this video is packed with valuable insights and practical tips to help you achieve that killer metal tone you’ve always desired.

Discover the secrets behind blending different guitar tones to create a unique sonic landscape that cuts through the mix with precision and clarity. We break down the characteristics of various metal tones, explaining how to craft the perfect tone for thrash, death metal, djent, and more.

Learn how to assess your initial tone, create complementing tones, and glue these together for an ultimate massive result.

Whether you’re aiming for crushing heaviness or soaring melodic leads, this comprehensive guide will equip you with the knowledge and tools to take your metal guitar tone to the next level. So grab your favorite axe, crank up the volume, and let’s dive into the world of blending metal guitar tones like a pro!

Clairvoyant Amp Sim Plugin Update – New Compressor, EQ, Pitch Shifter Features

Reviewing the new update for Clairvoyant Amp Sim Modern Metal Guitar Amp Sim Plugin by Modern Metal Songwriter. Reacting to the compressor, EQ, and pitch shifter. Multitracks by The Overcoming Project.

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Claret Ash – Cascadence of the Twilight [Black Metal Mixing]

Please welcome the incredible Progressive Black Metal release from Canberra by Claret Ash – Cascadence of the Twilight. Honoured to perform Black Metal Mixing for this cathartic and deep track.

Claret Ash – Cascadence of the Twilight is premiered via No Clean Signing and Hypnotic Dirge Records.

Unveiling Sonic Dichotomy: Gridded vs. Sampled vs. Natural in Modern Metal Editing and Production

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In the ever-evolving world of modern metal, there’s an ongoing debate among musicians, producers, and engineers about the most effective approaches to achieve the desired sonic impact. Join us on this captivating journey as we delve into the intriguing clash of concepts: Digital vs. Analog, Gridded vs. Raw, Sampled vs. Natural. In this thought-provoking video, we explore the fundamental elements that shape the sound of contemporary metal music. We unravel the pros and cons of each method and discuss the best applications. Next, we venture into the rhythmic landscape of metal, where the debate between gridded and raw performances rages on. Explore the tight precision of gridded beats, meticulously aligned to perfection, contrasted with the untamed energy of raw, human performances. Learn how these contrasting approaches can shape the overall feel and impact of a metal track, and gain insight into the creative decisions that go into achieving the desired rhythmic intensity. Gain valuable wisdom and learn about the factors to consider these applications when producing and modern metal editing.