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VS4: A Handful of Snares

Hi. I’m back with another tutorial. I’ve been making quite atmospheric sounds for the first three episodes so I wanted to mix things up a little in this 4th part.

So let’s get down to it. This time we’ll be using a snare drum sample. Nice and simple:

One of my all time favourite sound creation technique has to be making lengthy random sounds and picking the good moments by chopping them up. The great thing about this approach is, using long-term random movements can yield a lot of happy accident moments that you can’t usually produce otherwise. For me, it’s been an endless source material for a huge variety of sounds. (Basses, atmospherics, hits, fx etc.)

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