Fatten up a snare drum in your mix

Producer Graham Cochrane shows you how to fatten up a weak sounding snare drum.

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    Trick two: Stereo—Either a touch of chorus or a simple haas setup (on the entire snare, or just the high frequencies). Check this in mono to be sure your snare isn’t disappearing, flamming, etc.

    Trick three: Distortion—Flavored compression to mush things up, though this depends on the snare sound and the types of distortion you have available.