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Old 3rd January 2010
Here for the gear

Originally Posted by Deaf View Post
I'm quite interested in this. I love experimenting with convolution reverbs with 'unorthodox' impulses.

Tell me, what sort of Hi Hat?

Mono? Stereo? Open? Closed? Semi-open? Semi-closed? Electronic? Acoustic? Bright? Dull? Excited? Depressed?? Perplexed???

I'm not kidding by the way. I really would like to know.

I found that some give great results and some not at all.
But it all depends on the source material.
But generally speaking, a short, excited hi hat works best, especially if it's used in the song itself. Then it's a matter of adjusting the convolution reverb (levels, eq, mix).

When it works, it sounds awesome.
But sometimes you have to search around for a sample that works, it's hit and miss.