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How to setup choke groups in Ableton Live

How to setup choke groups in Ableton Live

Audiotent Tip 97. Choke Groups.

Have you ever wondered how you get those super tight drums you hear in professional tracks?

Applying a choke group to certain elements of your drum rack helps to reduce overlapping of samples. This keeps your drums sounding tighter.

Choke groups allow you to emulate a feature of the old MPC drum machines. Choking is when one sample is triggered to cut off another, this helps to reduce overlapping/bleeding of sounds and keeps your drums tight.

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