Sound Design: Kick Layering 2

Samplecraze series of Sound Design Tutorials: Part 2 in the on going Sound Design Drum Series - creating a monster kick drum using tone modules.

Drum Techniques



Layering drum sounds is an art form and a science in its own right. I will show you how to design a monster kick drum using tone modules for layering and triggering.

Topics covered in this video are:

  • Layering Kicks
  • Using and Understanding Tone Modules
  • Understanding Frequencies
  • Understanding and using Oscillators
  • Modulators
  • Envelopes
  • Filters
  • Driving Inputs
  • Using LFOs
  • Parallel and Triggering Processing
  • Using the Mod Env to reshape Kicks
  • Tips and Tricks