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21-Jul-2018

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Velcome to ze "Tips 'n' Tricks" bit - Here's a variety of tips from all areas of studio, midi & live work. The emphasis here is not just about tricks to get sounds, but also ideas to save money or time.

But surely YOU have soom real cool tips to share with your comrades in arms of the music world?! - Feel free to add your own money-saving or technique tips!

Check out some of the Tips below, or add your own & hey!... don't forget, there are plenty of FX-Tips in the Articles section too!

   


247 - BIG Trance Claps        

From: Broken Silence
Email: skiingangzta@hotmail.com
Date: 22-Jul-03


For those big trance claps that slam your mix (IE Ferry Corstenish stuff)

-Load any clap sample that is clean sounding

-If your sampler has a "late start" or just cut off the first part of the sample, do it to taste

-Load a reverb with no predelays or "room" settings. Make the reverb about 4-6 seconds long and mix it in to 70ish percent. If it has density controls, make sure it is around the 50ish percent.

-Load an EQ- boost the HI and MID to taste and cut LOW end.

Now you have a really ugly, piercing clap.

-Load a noise gate with no attack or release and set the decay to taste

-Compress the output and you're done!

All the big producers are doin this now, it really sounds great! (Took me a while to figure this out, but you probably already know it :D)


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