The Art Of Drum Layering (Second Edition) boasts 155 pages and covers in detail how to create drum elements and then layer them. There is comprehensive and highly-detailed coverage of techniques for layering drum loops and breaks, kicks, snares, hi-hats and other percussive elements.
Project materials include before-and-after audio examples and associated image screenshots and the specific Contents sections are available below, together with an associated feature in Sound On Sound.
- 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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