Getting the right balance of kick drum bottom and smack is tough. Especially in a dense mix where there is a lot fighting for the listener’s attention. And unfortunately it’s not always a volume thing.

It Takes Two To Cut Through

Taking advantage of a classic parallel processing technique, today’s tip gives you complete control of your kick drum sound on two faders, allowing you to dial in just the right amount of kick drum click or smack. I’m always amazed at how simple and effective the cut through kick is each time I do it.