Looking for fast inspiration and a cool technique for adding texture to your drum loops? Look no further!
Foley sounds like the water droplets sample I’ve used here provide an endless stream of inspiration for layering, especially when combined with the power of Ableton Live’s Simpler.
All you have to do is load your foley recording into Simpler, chop it up in Slice mode, then let it play the notes of your MIDI track whilst experimenting with the transient sensitivity.
And you can take this a step further by messing with the filter and pitch envelopes in the Simpler controls.
This technique is a super quick trick for making your drum loops less predicatable and sit better together in the mix, AND it works for almost any sound source you can find…so get experimenting!
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