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[Video] Session with Steinberg Backbone

Doing a testdrive with Backbone, a plugin by Steinberg that resynthesizes your drumsounds, splits them into two parts, and lets you tweak them under the hood. Can be used in a way that makes sense and enhances yourdrumsounds, but it also lends itself well for creative options.
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Mixing tips – part one (21 mixing tips)

Happy to let you know I’ve just written and published a 21-step mixing tips post. It’s up on my Patreon now.
It’s available to all paying tiers, i.e., it costs you 2 EUR to read it.

It’s very likely that I’ll expand from here, and at some point in my life, I want to do a large mixing course either as a video or as a book, and this may serve as a decent base for that, as well as writing practice for myself.
So let’s start here.

your caring mixing engineer!


Here’s D&B Breaks Sample Pack by Fanu.

Here’s over 170 breakbeats used in my own Fanu productions over so many years.
You’ll find some familiar ones processed and edited as well as custom ones I’ve made myself.

What can I say – I love breakbeats…always have.
I hope this pack will inspire you to work on some breakbeat-rich music.
Feel free to use any of these in your productions – you obviously don’t have to ask me for my permission, but I’d love to hear what you come up with.

NOTE THAT SOME OF THOSE ARE SUPER LONG, so make sure to check out all the variation in them.
Going way beyond your one-bar loops!
Individual break purchases activated, too.

I’ve largely left out big reverb throws, long cymbals and heavy effects, as I know I dislike those when chopping beats myself.
If you find something where you think I’ve left something annoying on, pls let me know and I’ll take a look.

Happy chopping…let’s push the D&B and breakbeat culture.

PS: Intro pricing for the first week; price will rise in August.
PPS: FatGyver hip hop beats pack coming later in the year.