Synthesizing a snare drum


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Synthesizing a snare drum

So, let's take a look at how we can synthesize a snare drum. Now typically, you probably just use a snare drum sample or you can use one that someone else has created. But by understanding the process of how to build the sound, it could be really useful for helping you tweak the sound to your liking. So what I'm going to do is load up the initialize patch and we can get started. So I'll go to Load Setting, Desktop/ Exercise Files and then Ultrabeat. Then in here in the Preset folder we've got this Ultrabeat_EMPTY. So, I'm going to build this on the note C1. That's this voice here. And I'm going to go ahead and just turn up the volume on this.

Okay, so if you think about a snare drum, there's really two components to this sound. There is a somewhat tonal component and then there's a noise component. So the tonal component you really hear at the beginning of the sound, and it sort of resonates a little bit. But it's not tonal in the sense of it being...

Synthesizing a snare drum
Video duration: 8m 31s 13h 11m Intermediate Updated Mar 14, 2012

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Synthesizing a snare drum provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Brian Trifon as part of the Virtual Instruments in Logic Pro

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Audio + Music
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Logic Pro
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