Drum & Bass Making a nice ghost snare

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  1. mAEx

    mAEx Member

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    Hey,

    I'm really into liquid dnb atm
    But I need help from you guys with the fast ghost snare between the first snare and the second kick of a bar.
    How should the be equalizied / mastered and which sounds should I take ( hats, high-pitched snares, ...)

    If theres a tutorial or an older thread please send me the link

    I hope you guys understood me ^^

    Cheers
     
  2. Altodnb.

    Altodnb. AltoDnB

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    For my main snare i usually have 3 layered, one to give some low punch, a snappy snare and a high end snare. When i make the ghost i take away that bottom snare and change the eq a bit on the other ones to get a different sound which at the same time still kinda sounds similar. when i eq them i usually bring the high freqs down just a tad to give it more of a roll feel. I dont think there is any particular way to eq a ghost snare, i think its all about the sound you want
     
  3. ApeCat

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    Use anything, really, a distinct hat or brush sample, a snare cut out of a break, a conga..
     
  4. Pixelscum

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    Pitching a nice tom or other perc and shortening it can also provide a nice thumpy sound to use as a ghost snare.
     
  5. Prideinyouride

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    I've found the easiest and quickest way is to get your beat going then find a complimentary REX file and delete the clashing kick/snare hits so your left with the shuffles in between. Tune and process them so they fit nice and bobs your uncle.
     
  6. mAEx

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    Thanks guys
    You gave me some nice tips
    I'll try it out in the afternoon

    Greets