Saturday, December 8, 2018

Woodsticks


"Woodsticks" is a 100bpm expedition through a melodic, bamboo forest.

All native MuLab sounds, no external plugins/gear needed.

Template contents:
- Bamboo for Chords
- Bamboo with Arpeggiator for mixed Chords with Melody
- Bamboo with Arpeggiator for mixed Melodic Part with Bass
- Electronic Marimba for combined Bass and Melody
- MultiMode Filter, Compressor and Spectrum Analyzer on Master channel

MuLab project file: Woodsticks.MuProject

Friday, December 7, 2018

Industrial Run


"Industrial Run" is a 150bpm speed-run through an industrial complex. Gritty drums and synth bass layered with grungy synth strings for that classic, industrial sound.

All native MuLab sounds, no external plugins/gear needed.

Template contents:
- MuDrum with Crusher on Drums
- RQM Pad with Distroyer for Chords
- Hunna with Lowpass Filter for combined Chords and Melody
- Kondorr with Highpass Filter for Bass
- Compressor and Spectrum Analyzer on Master channel

MuLab project file: Industrial Run.MuProject

Pixels in the Drain


The pixels got stuck in the drain again. MuLab's chip-style Popkorn preset generated and diced them up with Arpeggiators then sent them hurling through the drain of Multi-Band Crunch at 130bpm. Wicked pixels.

Made using only native sounds in MuLab free version.

Template contents:
- Popkorn with Arpeggiator for Chords
- Popkorn for Melody
- Popkorn with Arpeggiator for Melodic Part
- Popkorn with Arpeggiator for combined Bass + Chords
- Multi-Band Crunch, TF Lowpass Filter, Level Compressor and Spectrum Analyzer on Master channel

MuLab project file: Pixels in the Drain.MuProject

Magic Maker


"Magic Maker" layers tuned percussive sounds over Wurlitzer arpeggios to create a room full of magic. MuLab's Wurly preset drives the arrangement with soft, high frequency Glockenspiel arpeggios add color to the middle section.

All native MuLab sounds, no external plugins/gear needed.

Template contents:
- Wurly preset with Arpeggiator for Chords
- Glas percussive with Compressor for combined mesh of Melodic Parts and Accompaniment
- Glockenspiel with Arpeggiator and Phaser for mix of high frequency, arpeggio Chords and Melodic Parts
- Glas percussive for Bass
- Large Room Reverb, Compressor and Spectrum Analyzer on Master channel

MuLab project file: Magic Maker.MuProject

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Crunchy Bits


Another chiptune track but with some subtle, room reverb added to the mix, "Crunchy Bits" gives you 80bpm of swinging, chip beats and rhythms. All native sounds in MuLab free version.

Template contents:
- MuDrum with 808 Kit, Bit Reducer and Compressor for Drums
- Popkorn with Arpeggiator and Bit Reducer for arpeggio Chords
- Bass 305 with Arpeggiator and Bit Reducer for as mesh of Melody and Melodic Parts
- N90s Bass with Arpeggiator and Bit Reducer for combined Bass and Chords
- Tight Room Reverb, Compressor and Spectrum Analyzer on Master channel

MuLab project file: Crunchy Bits.MuProject

Drips


A melodic soundscape of water drops, "Drips" uses a bunch of awesome MuLab presets to create a cavern of soothing tones. Only native MuLab sounds are used, no external plugins/gear needed.

Template contents:
- Analog Percussion for Chords
- Analog Percussion with Arpeggiator for combined Bass and Melody
- Analog Percussion with Arpeggiator for Melodic Parts
- Water drop with Arpeggiator, MultiMode Filter and Compressor for mesh of Melody, Bass and other parts.
- Church Reverb, Compressor and Spectrum Analyzer on Master channel

MuLab project file: Drips.MuProject

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Chipped


A chiptune template to turn any MIDI song into a chiptune. "Chipped" uses a bit reducer on each track to crush the incoming signal. Replace the MIDI on each track and get a bit-crushed version. The template uses only 4 channels of native instruments, all usable with the free version of MuLab.

Template contents:
- MuDrum with Bit Reducer
- Vintage Bass with Bit Reducer for arpeggio Chords
- Popkorn with Bit Reducer for combined Melodic Parts
- M303 with Bit Reducer for combined Bass and Accompaniment
- Compressor and Spectrum Analyzer on Master channel

MuLab project file: Chipped.MuProject