The Art of Drum Layering (second edition) covers in detail how to create drum elements and then to layer them for your beat productions.
Highly detailed and comprehensive coverage of layering techniques for drum Loops and Breaks, Kicks, Snares, Hi-Hats, and Percussive elements. Walkthrough examples of all techniques used, from using waveform tones to layer drum sounds, using ADSR envelopes to shape layers, to using effects and dynamics to reshape existing sounds into new sonic textures.
Thorough explanations for compression, equalisation, stem and tree techniques, layering drum sounds using audio editors, layering drum sounds using sequencers, layering drum loops, extending tails of sounds using noise and so on.
The Art of Drum Layering (second edition) details every technique and comes accompanied with project material incorporating audio (before and after) and image screenshots. The eBook delves deep into theories and working practices of how to layer drum sounds using all manner of dynamic tools. The eBook details how to use Magix Sound Forge to reshape existing drum samples, top and tail samples to remove dead space and peak normalise to a target value and to use dynamic processors to add interest to staid drum samples.
- Attack, Decay, Sustain and Release – ADSR
- Creating ADSR Components
- ADSR Extraction Layering Examples
- Layering Entire and Complete Waveforms
- Using Tones as Layers
- Dynamics: Compression
- Dynamics: Equalisation
- Stems and Tree
- Creative Layering
Want more? Check out Art of Drum Layering Advanced
Contents: 155 pages
Author: Eddie Bazil
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