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Secrets of Recording by Lorne Bregitzer

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CREATING PERCUSSIVE AND RHYTHMIC LOOPS

Incorporating MIDI tracks into a recording session can be a professional addition to many recorded projects. If done right, it can help a recording sound like a record as opposed to a demo. Even if the band does not have a “keyboard player,” MIDI tracks can be added to supplement the song. You can reinforce chords, harmonically, by adding a low-level keyboard pad. Adding drum loops in a few sections can add an interesting element to the music.

Adding drum and percussion loops to a song

There are many software plug-ins that can add drum and percussion loops to a recording. These loops can be sequenced in time ...

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