Those damn background cymbals

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  1. kuthoerrr89

    kuthoerrr89 Member

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    How do you make them?

    It's like in every song i know of Camo & Krooked. In the background you hear what i think are cymbals (their sweetshop remix is a good example). But i dont know if they really are cymbals?
    How do you actually make them because a normal cymbal sample has the *tick sssssss* but all you hear in dnb is the *sssssss*.. Do they just grab a cymbal and slice out the tick or am i searching in the wrong direction?

    Thanks in advance!

    This is what i mean (from 0.43)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPBNBAcfLZk
     
  2. Cat Gas

    Cat Gas Aka Basis

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    I didnt listen but have you tried reversing the sounds?
     
  3. miszt

    miszt BASSFACE Royale

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    probly a Cymbal Ride, sometimes just called a 'Ride' or a Brushed Cymbal
     
  4. djdevz

    djdevz Member

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    i dont know exactly how its done but i really wana know as well...cuz its useful for all sorts of music, not just dnb.

    im guess its just some eq, subtle reverb and echo but i could be wrong
     
  5. kuthoerrr89

    kuthoerrr89 Member

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    Ah so i tried a little some some and i got something similair. I took a normal cymbal and just removed the *tick* leaving it with just the *sssssss*

    It really does fill those empty spaces.

    You can listen to it here:
     
  6. djdevz

    djdevz Member

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    almost there i reckon...something still missing from it
    camo's are more airy and spread out
     
  7. sam the dnb man

    sam the dnb man Variation

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    Most probably a cybal using the space designer effect layered with a white noise envelope or sidechain
     
  8. Serum

    Serum Well-Known Member

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    You can compress a ride or an open hihat really heavily with a really short attack so it levels it out and get this sort of sound
     
  9. ARTFX

    ARTFX www.artfx-studios.com

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    Yeah and sidechain the volume of the cymbal with the kick and snare gives a nice result. :D
     
  10. dexter

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    sounds like some splash cymbals man, nothing tricky, get the timing right, experiment with different cymbals, crashes, splashes, high pass..
     
  11. killik

    killik New Member

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    i remember someone who used some wide open hihats, made 1/8 notes and highpassed them at about 4khz. so only high sssch was heard. sounded very nice
     
  12. Jolly Jumpa

    Jolly Jumpa Dj Synergex

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    you could increase the sound start (within record 1.5's Kong's Nano sampler and the NNXT) and just have the end part of the cymbal