#1
Hey guys.

I'm in the process of recording some new works all by myself. I use my computer to produce drum tracks. However, there is one particular sound that I can't manage to generate.

I use the ride cymbal swell (rolling on the ride cymbal with a crescendo) a lot on my new works and I need an audio clip of it. Anyone has any idea where I can get this kind of thing? I don't have a drum set at home, by the way.

Edit: I have Fruity Loops, Cakewalk Sonar 3, and Sibelius 4. I'm in the process of getting Acoustica Beatcraft.

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#2
does your recording software had a fade in effect? you could have a bunch of rapid ride hits and fade it in to give a similar effect. other than that, i dont know.
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#3
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does your recording software had a fade in effect? you could have a bunch of rapid ride hits and fade it in to give a similar effect. other than that, i dont know.

It would sound really choppy and awkward if I did it that way.

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#4
it works. i do it with modplug alot.. in conjunction with the volume swelling you need to set your hits to fade whenever a new note hits rather than cut.

it sounds very natural. (for a drum program)

i should also mention that with a pre-sampled roll, you won't really be able to have any control over its sense of timing.. if its too long or too short.. you're hooped :P
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#5
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it works. i do it with modplug alot.. in conjunction with the volume swelling you need to set your hits to fade whenever a new note hits rather than cut.

it sounds very natural. (for a drum program)

i should also mention that with a pre-sampled roll, you won't really be able to have any control over its sense of timing.. if its too long or too short.. you're hooped :P

hmm, okay. i guess i'll give it a try.

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#6
It would also help to set the velocity to change on the hits, starting at very little and working your way up.

I know one of the kits in an Apple Jam Pack has a swell ride sample in the kit, but I don't think that will help you.
#7
Well, I tried this method but it didn't give me the exact effect that I wanted.

However, I've managed to find some decent sample clips of ride swells and I just paste those on cue.

Thanks anyways guys.


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