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Rick Beato on Alex Van Halen’s Snare Sound

So, if you’ve ever doubted Rick Beato and his dedication to the cause, take a look at the latest edition of his ‘Recreating the Sound’ series.

As part of a new mini-series, the first of which involved Rick recreating the guitar sound from Led Zeppelin’s Ramble On, Alex Van Halen’s sound gets the Beato treatment, during which he takes it just as seriously as he does everything else.

Recreating the Sound Episode 2: The Van Halen Snare Sound

Firstly, a quick warning. This video is not for the light-hearted. In short, it is incredibly in-depth, both technically and musically. In short, if you’re not a sound engineering or drum nerd, this is not for you.

However, what else would you expect from the man behind probably the most in-depth music channel on YouTube? To sum up, you won’t find a better analysis of Alex Van Halen’s sound.

And if you don’t know what we’re talking about, you can read our full review of Rick Beato’s channel here.

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