Join J. Scott Giaquinta for an in-depth discussion in this video Creative drum FX and automation in Drum Rack and the Arrange page, part of EDM Production Techniques: Drums.
…Using effects creatively opens up a whole new world of sonic possibilities.…There's so many ways to do this, but let's start…with effects automation within the drum rack on specific sounds.…Specifically the snare.…Alright what we're going to do, we've done this…once before, but I'm going to show you again.…We're gona put a bit crusher, which is the redux plugin, on…the snare and I'm going to show you how to automate that.…So what we're going to do is we're going to scroll over to the left here.…And I'm going to drag this reducts plug in…on the snare, so let's play this by itself.…I'm going to start tweaking this.…Now, you'll notice that this effect is only effecting the snare.…
So let's hear all the drums with the redux effect on just the snare.…Alright, so now I'm going to show you how to automate this now.…So, when you tweak a parameter in a plugin…it starts to move a red line within tho channel.…You'll notice that over to the left.…This is great because it, it, it automatically brings…up the parameter that you going to automate in the channel.…
AuthorJ. Scott Giaquinta
This course features Ableton Live and Native Instruments' Battery drum sampler, but you can use these techniques in any DAW of your choice.
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