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Modal Masters: Percussion and Effects with ARGON8

Get an in-depth look at some creative ways to make synthetic drums and percussion effects in your own productions. Using the fast workflow of the Modal App, we’ll create some new sounds on the fly. We’ll then take those sounds into Ableton and explore some effective ways to blend the percussion in with side-chain compression and Xfer LFO tool. This instalment is shown on an ARGON8 but also applies to other MODAL synths, like COBALT8 or COBALT5S.
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