Neurofunk cymbals???

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  1. brownz

    brownz New Member

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    I've heard this kinda stuff throughout a bunch of neurofunk these days. Some nicely sustained, distorted cymbal of sorts. Dunno if it's open hat, crash or ride, but it creates a wicked vibe, and fills out the top end suprisingly nicely. Tends to be sidechained it seems

    Here's an example. Starts at 1:00. It sounds like a processed version of the first cymbal, but better :devil:



    Another example:



    I'm struggling too get the same sort of grittyness, and fullness with my processing. perhaps its sample selection. Most of my results end up with loose sounding distortion, not the tight gritty cymbal im looking for. Not sure whether to find a sample and loop a portion with grit, or add reverb or what!

    I'd love to hear some of your thoughts on this, and if there is any common interest!

    Cheers..
     
  2. smoothassilk

    smoothassilk Active Member

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    Post what you have so far? We can't really tell what you mean because words can't describe sounds very well
     
  3. RUSSLA

    RUSSLA DNBF Monarch

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    Sounds a lot like white noise distorted and sidechained etc. Have you messed about with white noise? Fills out the tops loads!
     
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  4. Dark Lizardro

    Dark Lizardro The Lizard that has a hammer Staff Member

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    Ride or Crash, I believe. Probably distorted to the max & sidechained. Probably layered with white noise as well.
     
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  5. wingz

    wingz everyones fav austrian

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    run a plain sine sub and a cymbal into the same insert, distort the sub and then highpass
     
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