You’d be surprised at just how many famous songs throughout the years have percussion tracks all over them. I’m talking about classic tracks as well as modern chart topping tunes today. You may not notice them, but they are there.
Instant Energy In Your Mix
Percussion (like tambourine, shakers, hand drums) may not sound genre appropriate for your mix, but believe me it will likely work. There’s something about the energy and frequency response a good percussion layer can bring (even a loop) in the chorus or hook of your song.