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So my band wants to do Word Up from Cameo (don't laugh) and we'll end up doing it a bit more like the Korn cover but still maintain the original feel. Think keys, funk bass with some crunchier guitar.


So that intro key part is, from what I can gather, a sample from the good, the bad and the ugly (main title by: Ennio Morricone). See link below for my source:




So the methodology from here has be a bit stumped. Playing on a Kronos FYI. I can use Sonar to pull that part I want from the soundtrack and I guess transpose it up a couple octaves right? Then I will set the sample to play on a single keystroke and just retrigger it a few times? Or is there a better method?


Can those of you with better ears let me know if there is a recognizable effect in there because it doesn't sound like just the original sample transposed up (chorus? delay?). Something else in there going on?


Any advise, as always, would be appreciated.


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You don't need to sample that. It was produced on a synth originally - I made a whistle sound for my Chroma years ago for this song that nailed it.



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