Adam Burucs
I'm a European developer and designer. Outside work I make music, draw pictures and learn languages.
  • Music & Audio
    How to Create the Theme of Van Halen's JumpPhotodune 1859632 jumping high xs
    In this tutorial we'll recreate the main theme of Van Halen's "Jump" using Ableton plugins.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Create D# Fat from Armin and W&WPreview
    In this tutorial I'll show you how to make a rough version of the intro block of "D# Fat" by Armin van Buuren and W&W.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Using PTEq-1a for MixingEq intro retina
    In this lesson I'll show you how to use the PTEq-1a VST EQ plugin by Ignite Amps. We'll mix a jazzy flavoured project with this modern, free and simple recreation of a classic EQ plugin. The targeted instruments are drums, hats, guitar and piano.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Sound Design with Charlatan VSTiIntro ch vsti retina
    The Charlatan VSTi synth is top quality, and totally free. In this tutorial I'll show you how to make bass, lead, pad and rhythmic noise sounds with it. We'll also create a basic sampled kick, and create a pumping effect on the bass and kick using sidechain compression.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Create the Theme of "Faxing Berlin" by Deadmau5Deadmau5 faxing berlin retina
    In this tutorial I'll show you how to create the theme block of "Faxing Berlin" by Deadmau5. We'll program the kick, snare, hat, cowbell in MIDI using one shot samples, and create the pumping pad bass and lead chords (based on detuned and effected saw waves) in Ableton's Analog synth.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Create an Experimental Loop From Field RecordingsExp loop intro retina
    In this tutorial, I'll show you how to make an experimental loop, based on urban field recordings. The chosen DAW is Ableton Suite 9, and the standard Ableton FX plugins were used. These recordings have a lot of noise, so I'll also show you how to deal with it.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Make Analogue Drums Like Moonbeam and GlimpseIntro retina
    In this tutorial, I will show you how to produce a simple analogue style drum kit used in modern techno, progressive and house styles similar to artists like Glimpse and Moonbeam. The kit will contain a kick, a snare, an open hihat, a closed hihat, and a percussion sound. Most of them are based on sine waves or white noise. The synthesized sounds are not perfect recreations, but are good for starting out or build upon.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Everything You Need to Know to Get Into Hardware Modular SynthsIntro euro modules by g p macklin flickr retina
    When you first see a modular synth, you may be reminded of an old telephone center, where operators made connections manually with cables. If you haven't heard of these large instruments before, it's better late than never. They're coming back, and leading audio and music producer magazines have been covering the topic this year. In this tutorial we'll give you all you need to know to get your own.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    8 Quick Tips on Designing Synth BassesSynthbassespreview400
    If you create dance music, it's important to know how to create and tweak synth bass sounds. Here's a collection of eight short sound design tips about how to make better, stylish, and more versatile synth bass sounds.Read More…
  • Code
    Creating a Simple Instagram PluginIntro instagradam
    In the following tutorial we will create a plugin to get the popular pictures from Instagram's main feed.Read More…
  • Code
    Quick Tip: HTML in Image CaptionsQuick tip   html in image captions
    We will find out what this new media improvement means in practice!Read More…
  • Code
    Quick Tip: Using wp_editorQuick tip using wp editor
    In this tip we will find out what wp_editor is good for!Read More…