Making The Chorus Bigger: Add Percussion

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In our new series Making The Chorus Bigger we will examine numerous
ways to get your chorus to get to the size you want it to be. We will
examine the many tricks that can be utilized to make this happen.

A classic way to get your chorus to pick up or get bigger is to add percussion. Whether it is live, from a loop, or a drum machine, percussion can give that subtle lift and excitement to the chorus that really takes it over the top. There is nothing like the excitement of a well played tambourine track kicking in on a chorus or even a bridge!

Jesse Cannon is the editor of Musformation. He produces records at his studio Cannon Found Soundation. Follow him on Twitter at @JesseCannonMusF. For more info please visit his website.