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Digital Audio Editing by Simon Langford

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Chapter 11

Drum Replacement

Using Recycled Loops

One additional use of recycled files that we haven’t looked at so far is the possibility to take the timing information that exists within a recycled file and use that to trigger other sounds to reinforce or replace individual sounds within the file. Naturally, we could do this with a normal audio region as well. We could identify the regions or places within regions where a certain sound occurred and then create a new track and copy the replacement sound into each place that it was needed. But over the course of an entire song, this could be a very laborious process. Recycle and its ability to create MIDI regions with individual notes separated and placed at the correct times go a long way toward ...

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