Recording drums in my home studio - journal thread

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Man, nice playing, very nice.
And it sounds fine to me, you’ve got the most important thing right, your playing.
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Arpangel wrote: Wed Aug 10, 2022 1:42 pm Man, nice playing, very nice.
And it sounds fine to me, you’ve got the most important thing right, your playing.

Thanks you! 🙌
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Superminimalism wrote: Wed Aug 10, 2022 11:55 am About the context, hmmm, right now I'm learning, getting to know my gear and room. I'm experimenting with different drums and tones, so my goal is just to prepare for future work as a remote session musician.

This is my latest video, where I tried to make tiny drums sounds low and big. It's a jazz kit with 16" bass drum, but I don't think I could guess the sizes just from listening ;)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kWs2tQ8 ... Raczkowski

Cheers!

Definitely hit the mark on good low tones but I think I'd be looking to rein in some of the tail a bit so they're a tad less boingy (to copy Elf's technical term.)
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I actually got my first remote session gig last week (recording some loops and samples), super fun and I feel like I learned a lot. In the meantime, as a relaxation, I recorded a little improv with FX treatment:
https://www.instagram.com/p/ChLEKq_j7Gb/
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I made some hip-hop (I guess?) loops and recorded drum beats on top, check this out:
https://www.instagram.com/p/CiSoFkwot60/
https://www.instagram.com/p/CiQnSaWjdwP/
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Today some experiment - audio from iphone but multiplied and obliterated with plugins... :D Additionally some synths. I was inspired by construction works nearby :P
#1 - https://www.instagram.com/p/CjipRrRj7F7/
#2 - https://www.instagram.com/p/CjjG7yDj6ZB/

Let me know what you think!
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Superminimalism wrote: Fri Aug 12, 2022 9:46 pm I actually got my first remote session gig last week (recording some loops and samples), super fun and I feel like I learned a lot. In the meantime, as a relaxation, I recorded a little improv with FX treatment:
https://www.instagram.com/p/ChLEKq_j7Gb/
Cheers!

Wow - some really interesting and unusual sounds in that groove, especially whatever you're playing instead of a snare (some sort of woodblock perhaps?)

Superminimalism wrote: Mon Oct 10, 2022 11:27 pm Today some experiment - audio from iphone but multiplied and obliterated with plugins... :D Additionally some synths. I was inspired by construction works nearby :P
#1 - https://www.instagram.com/p/CjipRrRj7F7/

Now THAT groove is gorgeous, and I would happily put it in one of my own tracks. The gong-like devices are particularly cool 8-)

And I can now also see the wood block device more clearly.

I suspect you're going to get a lot of session work with sounds like that, once people know about you.

Bravo!

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Superminimalism wrote: Mon Oct 10, 2022 11:27 pm Today some experiment - audio from iphone but multiplied and obliterated with plugins... :D Additionally some synths. I was inspired by construction works nearby :P
#1 - https://www.instagram.com/p/CjipRrRj7F7/
#2 - https://www.instagram.com/p/CjjG7yDj6ZB/

Let me know what you think!

What's triggering the synth? Or is that layered on afterwards?
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Martin Walker wrote: Tue Oct 11, 2022 12:43 am Wow - some really interesting and unusual sounds in that groove, especially whatever you're playing instead of a snare (some sort of woodblock perhaps?)

That's a homemade woodblock, my dad made it for me ;)

Martin Walker wrote: Tue Oct 11, 2022 12:43 am Now THAT groove is gorgeous, and I would happily put it in one of my own tracks. The gong-like devices are particularly cool 8-)

And I can now also see the wood block device more clearly.

I suspect you're going to get a lot of session work with sounds like that, once people know about you.

Thanks a lot! I hope I will but I must say growing social media is a painfully slow process :D and I guess it's mandatory for getting remote work.

blinddrew wrote: Tue Oct 11, 2022 9:06 am What's triggering the synth? Or is that layered on afterwards?

It's layered afterwards.
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