Chapter List (clickable)0:00Intro3:38Treating the First Kick Drum 6:53Adding Thump to the Second Kick Drum 7:42A Note About Copying Tracks 8:14Continuing with Second Kick - Gating11:26Adding Low End to Kick 3 12:58Utilizing Bass Enhancers on Kick 4 17:44Fattening Up Kick 5 with Compression20:37Creating Longer 808 on Kick 622:58Layering Kick 7 and 8 Together 24:27Treating a Mid Range 808 on Kick 928:48Removing Echo on Kick 10 31:22Using Noise Reduction Plugin on Kick 11 33:53Adding EQ to Last Kick Drum 35:06Final Thoughts 35:43End
MIX CHEST POUNDING, SYSTEM SHAKING KICKS. In this mix tutorial, Kick Drum Compression and EQ Comprehensive, Ken Lewis takes you through his in-depth techniques for compressing and equalizing kick drums. In addition, he focuses on bass enhancers like MaxxBass, BX Boom, and others. He uses a wide variety of different plugins to demonstrate a wide range of techniques. Ken shares some of the techniques he uses in his own mixes. Get the video tutorial as well as the full Pro Tools download with all of the Kick One Shots from this lesson (use them on your own beats!) and all of Ken's plugin settings from the lesson. This lesson focuses on Urban and Pop kicks.
Running Time: 35 minutes
Skill Level: Intermediate
Genre: Hip Hop / Urban / Pop