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30-Mar-2017

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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!

   


253 - 909 snare tip        

From: Tom Baker
Email: bagheadz@i12.com
Date: 31-Dec-03


when programming 909 snare patterns, try to using two tracks , on with a short decay and another which lets a bit of the white noise through. the ones on every 2 and 4 should definately be `noisy'.

Filters dont work to great for the 909 snare, its either there or its not, the decay change is a much more honest way of getting people to dance.

Filtering people should know that any funky filtering applied to a 909 snare creates frequency artifacts which ruin the mix and smash up the rythym. A hi-pass filter works okay for me, perhaps with subtle eq to warm the top end.

happy new year to all those `crack' users making music out there.


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