Turn boring drum hits into a GROOVE with ghost notes

Let’s take a drumming technique used by acoustic drummers & apply it using electronic tools: ghost notes! You could add these spicy little notes simply by drawing them in using velocity, but let’s explore the idea of using delays for this instead.

I do this in Ableton Live and use the native plugins and also the Reason VST for its “The Echo” unit.

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Contents:
0:00 What even are ghost notes?
1:04 An example in Ableton Live
1:45 Draw in MIDI Velocity
2:11 Using Live’s Delay
3:21 Using Live’s Echo
4:33 Using Reason VST “The Echo”

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