What is a Roller?

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  1. Gee Ninety

    Gee Ninety New Member

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    How would you describe a roller?
    Im at my studio right now trying to make one but cant remember how one sounds, any ideas?
     

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    WhoSayReload? Well-Known Member

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    Piss taker, you are a piss taker.
     
  3. Teddy

    Teddy 60% Staff Member

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    its open to interpretation
    but generally something repetitive, nice to listen to that just kinda rolls and doesn't get boring.

    think die, break, spectrasoul,
     
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    Gee Ninety New Member

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    Thanks Teddy Bizzle, that helps.


    Anybody want to post up their favourite Rollers?
     
  5. DeeGun

    DeeGun DeegBerg

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    If Andy is around would you please tell him to stop smoking rocks please yeah? Thanks.
     
  6. Dilla

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    Roller
     
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    Dj Dirty Pimp Active Member

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    generally there isnt like huge intro, or build up to the drop, just one continous tune. there are obviously some elements of build up etc
     
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  9. jimjimjim

    jimjimjim oldskool

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    the ones that go : boom tish boomtish, boom tish boomtish a lot.
    with maybe a bit of wowowwwowwwoowwoow.
    but not much dddddddddddddddDDDDDDDDD
     
  10. Ekko&Sidetrack

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    We wanted to make a roller on the melodic tip and this is what we came up with...



    This is is also a favourite

     
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    T:M Dusty Techno Workout

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    lololololololololololololololol
     
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    RocksteadyUK SkimoBeats

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    How can you want to make something if you dont know what it sounds like...
     
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    hazdaman100 Bum 'n Face

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    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    stepper - 2step beats
    roller - rolling beat

    is what that means. its to do with the drums.
     
  15. DdotP100

    DdotP100 DnP

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    Data - Delicate
    Marcus Intalex - The Sentury
    Jubei - Outcast
    Nasty Habits - Shadow Boxing

    The list goes on and as someone quite rightly said ... It is open to interpretation.
     
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    kenyon @ The Crack Spot

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    ScottyEightSix HUGE EARS > COMEDY CHIN

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    This, I aways thought it was to do with the basslines tho
     
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    RocksteadyUK SkimoBeats

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    ps... if you usually write Jump Up... please dont attempt writing rollers, nuero or anything good... we dont want your type ruining our drum and bass.. kthnxbai
     
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    Riisu Not the Preacher Man

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    [/endthread]

    Just in case the first example wasn't clear:



    And just to make sure:

     
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