The 80’s Gated Snare Sound


Watch as Gobbler mentor Pete Dowsett (Abbey Road Institute)  will take you through how he goes about creating this amazing vintage 80s sound using the LX480.

There are some classic sounds that can be really difficult to recreate without specialist equipment.
One of these is the 80’s gated snare sound.

This was widely used by rock and soul bands of the period and is featured on some of the most iconic songs of that era.

Normally though, this is a difficult effect to achieve. And it’s typically only professional recording studios that have the ability to produce this kind of sound.

The 80’s Gated Snare Sound

Not anymore though.

In this video Professional Mixer Pete Dowsett will take you through how he goes about creating this amazing vintage sound using the LX480.

By the end of the video you’ll know exactly how to do the same.

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