Share this Page URL

Not All Channels Work Alike > Let's Get This Sample Started - Pg. 162

Have a look at how you can use this to create some interesting effects with just a hi-hat sound. 1. Just as before, delete the current pattern by choosing Cut Pattern from the Edit pull-down menu, or by using the Ctrl+X (Windows) or Apple+X (Mac) keyboard command. Select the closed hi-hat channel in Redrum and set the Dynamic switch to Soft. Using your mouse, create a hi-hat pattern by clicking on steps 1, 2, 5, 6, 9, 10, 13, and 14. Notice that these selected steps are light green. Now switch the Dynamic switch to Medium by clicking and dragging upward. Click on steps 1, 5, 9, and 13. Notice how the colors of these steps change to a shade of orange. Press the Run button on Redrum and listen to how the dynamics change with the hi-hat. You can also click on the Shuffle button to hear the dynamics along with a shuffling feel. Click and drag upward on the Dynamic switch to change the value from Medium to Hard. Click on steps 1, 5, 9, and 13 while the sequencer is still running so you can hear the effect in real time. Notice that the color of these steps has changed to a shade of bright red. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. To the right of the Dynamic switch are the Flam controls. In drumming terms, flam describes what it also known as a double strike on a percussion instrument. This double strike creates a