In this article I'll be showing a couple of ways to flip your sounds around. Backward sounds are great for creating anticipation for a frontward sound that plays directly after, or for creating cool slippery effects in beats. They're also cool for those paranormal pre-verb effects! We'll do all of that in this article.
Either open an existing song, or open a new project, and save it. We'll be using Apple Loops for this lesson, but interestingly enough... you can't reverse Apple Loops! For the sake of keeping things simple in this article, we'll first convert the Apple Loops to standard uncompressed AIFF files. If you're following along, and you'll be reversing areas of your own recordings, bounces, or files that have been 'bounced in place'