Join J. Scott Giaquinta for an in-depth discussion in this video Shaping your snare, part of EDM Production Techniques: Drums.
…Once you get a few sounds you like loaded into the…drum rack, you'll be ready to start sculpting them into something usable.…You can see here that I've already loaded…up some sounds and have created a midi clip.…I'm going to play this for you so you…can hear what it sounds like and then we're going…to go through and we're going to sculpt the sounds…into something much better than where it's at right now.…Alright.…So the first thing that we're going to do.…So, I'm going to go through and I'm…going to start putting filters on some of these.…Let's start with snare one.…Alright, let me play this for you.…So I like the top-end of that, but I'm not going to use the middle of it.…So let me show you how to put a high pass filter on this.…
You double click, and this little button here, filter.…Turn that on.…We'll switch that from low pass to high pass filter.…I'm going to start sweeping through frequencies so…you can hear what it sounds like.…So let's play this with that setting.…So what that does is essentially just gives a little more top end to…
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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