The 8 Best Plugins for Producing EDM


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The⁢ 8 ‌Best‍ Plugins‌

If you’re an ⁤EDM ‍producer‍ looking⁤ for‍ tools to step-up your production⁤ game, look ⁤no further. Your ‌journey to ‌creating ‍powerful and mesmerizing EDM tracks⁢ is about to get ‍easier⁤ with our ​list⁣ of ⁤the ‍best⁢ plugins optimized for⁤ electronic dance‍ music.

Plugins are⁣ a critical ⁢part of⁣ modern​ music⁣ production. They can help ⁢you to ⁣make⁣ your​ music sound professional, polished, ​and distinctive. ⁢Different ⁣plugins cater to ​different types of artists⁤ and musical genres, and⁤ as ⁢an ⁤EDM producer, it’s important to‌ use the⁤ right‌ ones.

1. Serum by ​Xfer Records

Serum is ⁢a lovely wavetable synthesizer ‌with ‌a truly high-quality sound. It provides a visual and creative workflow-oriented ⁤interface ‍that ​makes creating ⁤and altering⁢ sounds‍ easy​ and fun. Its popularity among EDM producers ⁤comes​ from⁢ its badass ⁤presets ⁣and⁢ the ease⁤ of ⁣use.

2. Sylenth1 by LennarDigital

Sylenth1 is a ⁣virtual ‍analog⁤ VSTi⁢ synthesizer⁤ that ‌provides the⁢ highest ⁢level of ​production ⁤quality. It’s ⁣known⁢ for its​ clarity, ⁤richness, and warmth⁤ in sound,‌ making it ideal ⁢for​ those‌ crispy⁣ EDM leads⁤ and super-fat basslines.

3.⁢ Massive ⁢by ‌Native Instruments

Massive ‍is an iconic plugin in ‍the‍ EDM⁣ scene.⁢ It ​is‍ a ‍sonic monster ‍– ⁣the⁣ ultimate ‌synth for ‍basses and leads. It ‍provides⁣ a filter section‍ with a ⁢full selection ⁤of ‌filter types, ⁣giving ⁢you ultimate flexibility in creating a ⁢unique ​sound.

4. Spire by Reveal ‍Sound

Spire‍ is‌ a ⁣polyphonic synthesizer⁢ that ​combines ​powerful sound ⁤engine modulation, flexible ‌architecture, ⁤and ⁤a graphical ⁣interface that⁢ provides⁣ unparalleled⁤ usability. It’s⁤ wildly ⁣acknowledged⁤ for its ability to ⁣create fresh⁣ and ​very ‍catchy EDM‍ sounds.

5. Kickstart ​by Nicky Romero

Kickstart is a sidechain compression plugin essential​ for⁤ EDM production. It’ll help ​you achieve that‍ pumping⁤ effect ​that’s essential to dance‍ music. ⁣It’s⁤ straightforward,⁣ easy​ to⁣ use, and ⁤will get your ⁢tracks sounding ⁣as full and ⁢rhythmic‌ as⁤ possible.

6. FabFilter Pro-Q⁢ 3

FabFilter ‌Pro-Q ‍3‌ is ⁣possibly⁤ the ⁢best ⁤EQ plugin on the market.‍ It provides⁤ a ‌clean‌ and ‍transparent ⁢sound‍ along ​with⁤ a​ gorgeous interface⁣ and⁢ impressive​ spectrum ‌analyzer. ⁣It’s‌ highly versatile, adapting to any ⁣frequency you may⁤ need to adjust.

7.⁣ The ​Glue by ⁤Cytomic

The Glue is a ​high-quality model⁤ of a⁣ classic British ​console ​used to ‍’glue’ mixes ⁤together. ​This‌ analog-modeled ⁢compressor​ is legendary for⁤ making mix⁤ elements‌ milder or harsher ⁢depending ⁤on your needs.‌ It’s ‍a ⁢reliable workhorse ‍in​ your mixing​ process.

8. LFO ‍Tool by ​Xfer ‌Records

LFO Tool‍ is a‍ unique plugin that⁢ allows for ​the ⁢sculpting of custom ⁣LFO curves and⁢ envelope⁢ shapes. This offers⁢ great⁤ control over modulation ‌and can ⁣have profound⁢ effects⁤ on the overall sound⁤ of ⁤your mix.

There⁤ you have ⁣it! These ​are, in our⁣ opinion, the 8⁣ best ‌plugins for ‍producing EDM. Make sure ‍to‍ take​ some ‌time⁣ getting ⁣to know each​ one ‍of them ​and ‌improve your EDM⁤ production ⁤journey.