How to create snare risers

How to create snare risers
#AudiotentTip 135. Snare Risers.
A great way to add tension and anticipation to your build ups is to use a snare riser. There are multiple ways to create it, however our favourite technique involves a sampler.
First, select a great snare sample. Import it into your sampler of preference. Next, create a MIDI pattern that speeds up over time. Pitch the notes up chromatically towards the end to create an uplifting tension. Finally work on note velocity to make your fill more alive and fit with the groove of your music.

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