Ever wanted to know how to make glitch drums, breaks, or any other glitch based IDM or electronic music? We’ll show you in this video!
This week’s video tutorial will show you the manual techniques for how to make glitch drums and then show you some free plugins to take things to the next level! Do anything from subtle variations all the way to Aphex Twin and Squarepusher style madness!
How to Make Glitch Drums and Breaks
We used Ableton Live in this example but the technique will work in pretty much any DAW or even audio editor – all you really need is the ability to chop things up rhythmically, transpose, and reverse slices. As long as your host supports VST or AU plugins you can use the effects below too (If you use Propellerhead’s Reason, there are some upcoming Rack Extensions that will be right up your street!)…
The free plugins mentioned in the tutorial are:
Download and enjoy!