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Drum bus... or not?
Old 15th June 2020
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Drum bus... or not?

Hi John

Speaking about pop music with electronic programmed drums, do you tend to send all drums to a drum bus for some final compression/glue between elements or do you leave kick, 808's etc... free and send them straight to the mix bus after some individual tweakings on the track?



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Old 19th June 2020
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Originally Posted by jakelorenz ➡️
Hi John

Speaking about pop music with electronic programmed drums, do you tend to send all drums to a drum bus for some final compression/glue between elements or do you leave kick, 808's etc... free and send them straight to the mix bus after some individual tweakings on the track?



Thanks!
If a session does not come in to us already subgrouped like this (about 50% probably) then I generally won't add a drum buss for programmed drums.

If it is more like a broken-out loop that has lots of interplay between the tracks, then it might be more useful to do.

I do like a drum bus for Live drum kits because there is a lot more interplay between the recorded tracks that you want to have global control over.
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