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4. Chop presets in FL Studio 20
1 Since we’re messing about in the playlist, now might be a good time to check out a handy new feature that’s sure to inspire any beatmaker stuck in a rut. We’ll start by dragging a drum loop into the playlist. It’s nothing fancy – in fact, it’s a bit ho-hum.
2 Click the little waveform icon in the upper-left corner of our clip to open a menu of various clip-based functions. Long-time FL Studio viewers will note that there’s a new Chop subcategory under the Region menu. Selecting it, we can avail ourselves of a wealth of preset beatchopping presets.
3 Select the Drum and bass preset. The clip is automatically chopped and rearranged into something far more interesting than our original synth rock pattern. Chop presets are clearly cool for breathing life into dull beats, but these presets can also be applied to any audio clips you record live into FL Studio.