Velar Stop

tongue stays pressed to soft palate

Velar Stop


[component-1] Tongue
[component-2] Soft Palate

The rear of the the tongue is pressed against the soft palate (roof of the mouth). As if saying in English, "NG". IMPORTANT: A velar stop prevents aspiration through the mouth. i.e. It stops you breathing through the mouth.

Place of Articulation

The following diagram shows where the Velar Stop is made in the mouth.

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The Velar Stop is used in the following sounds:



Feedback Hat

High Trap Synth

Percussive Synth

Muted Guitar

Robot Kick Bass

80's Synth Tom

909 Long Kick

Double Bass

Emergency Button

Space Drill

Lo Fi 808 Snare Fizz

Lawnmower Choke

Lawnmower Crank


Pizzicato Shudder


Whoopie Punch

Resonant Fart

Wob Bass

Brass Bass Stab

Classic Synth Stab

Tight Fart

Space Door

Ejector Bass

Hip-Hop Stab

Ringer Stab

Tril Bass

Classic Hit

Kick Bass

Hobbit Stab

Reso Kick

Boom Bass

Stopper Bass

Timestretched Hat

Big Bass Drum

Resonant Click

World Kick

King Rim

Tungsten Hat

Jungle Snare

Jungle Kick

Dry Kick

Resonant 808 Snare

LPF Snare

Blue Monday Kick

Jarre Snare

808 Kick


808 Hollow Snare

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