Topping and Tailing Ripped Beats
How to top and tail drum sounds extracted from a beat.
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Old school technique of cleaning and tidying drum sounds extracted from a beat. Topping and tailing has been around forever and it entails truncating start and ends of samples and then normalising for a strong signal. Let me show you how it’s done.
Topics covered in this video are:
- What is Topping and Tailing
- Normalisation – Peak/RMS
- Cycles – Start and End
- Sample Cycles
- Sample Count
- Resolution versus Size
- Sound Design Prep