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Finally. Drums that sound decent
Old 1st March 2014
  #1
Finally. Drums that sound decent

I've been working forever to get my drums to sound halfway decent.

Finally, a few tricks and experimentation led to them sounding pretty awesome on my most recent mixes.

1) Too much compressing the kick and snare together. I'd bus them together after compressing them separately, and compress that ~-4db. Then I'd parallel that. Instead, I just work more on the drums individually, and bus them to a drum bus. Compress a little with an API-2500.

2) I've been lazy checking phase. Sounds very dumb, but when you're in a hurry, I tend to not spend as much time on things as needed. WOW, what a difference

3) Mid/Side for room. Dang, this makes everything sound so tasty. The separation from the side but focus from the mid mic is awesome.

4) BOTTOM SNARE, WHY HAVENT I BEEN MICING YOU ALL THIS TIME.


Tell me what you think! Still a need a little work, but decent none the less. It starts around the 10sec mark.
Old 5th March 2014
  #2
Wait, here are the drums! Let me know what you think!
Attached Files

drum bounce.mp3 (4.21 MB, 109 views)

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