Have you ever had a snare drum where the ghost notes or the high hat was about as loud as the snare itself? Here is one way to fix that problem.
Using the “strip silence” function in Pro Tools, I use a combination of extract and strip to get 2 snare tracks so that I can have complete control over a snare track.
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