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The sound of aluminum or steel cans (typically the size of dog food cans) being struck for use in some types of Hi-NRG music. Created by either computer software synthesis or synthesizer hardware synthesis.

No actual cans are struck or damaged when synthetic cans are used.
The song, "EURODISCO 'New Hi-NRG' (2012)" has the sound of synthetic cans; you may also hear synthetic birds in it.
by Telephony January 02, 2015
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