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Industrial or Odd Percussion Creation

I could be totally wrong about what it is called. Good examples are in Skrillex "Fire Away" Starts at 1:10 barely, full and clear at 1:20 Comes in with main drums at around 2:07 Morphed somewhat at ...
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Decent Free Windows DAW / VST for use with Korg PadKontol?

I'm just getting started with windows. I have been using my Korg PadKontrol with garageband on a Mac, but I can't seem to even get it working with windows. I've tried both FL Studio and Ohm, but I'm ...
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Which gear to use to get dark and ambient techno / house sounds?

I've put together some hardware that I like and use for my productions that can resemble 80s house and techno pretty good with my setup which is a Roland TR-909, a Roland TR-808, a Roland Juno 106, a ...
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Glitching hihats of vst drum

(I am aware of this thread: Snap, Crackle, and Pop (Making Glitches) - this particular one is about hi-hats.) The goal: Hi-hat output of VST drum -> / VST FX Madness / -> glitch hi-hat Reasons and ...
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How are those drums on Lorde Royals made?

Those Drums on Lordes Song Royals, especially the Big Verb style kick. What is it? Is it an Electronic One with reverb or accustic? Any help aprecciated!!
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How to record a cajon without it sounding terrible?

I've asked around and Googled cajon recording techniques. I'm following the guidelines given by many but for some reason my cajon always comes out sounding like I'm slapping pieces of paper. ...
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How to produce a reasonable recording with a limited number of microphones on a drum set?

I want to record drums by using the least number of microphones while still getting an acceptable sound, in terms of dynamics, stereo image and tone. How would one go about this? I have heard about ...
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Shaping the transient on electronic kickdrums

As a hobby electronic music producer I want to make my own kick drums. I am really stateside with the tail of the kicks I am synthesizing, but i got a feeling that the kicks lack a strong transient. ...
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How to design this bass drum?

Hello everybody my first Question here, so please tell me if I do something wrong. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=93ASUImTedo I love the Kickdrum of Disclosure, which and tried to replicate it, but ...
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What are good TR909 and TB303 default settings for electronica music?

I love house, techno, trance, disco, IDM, ambient, progressive and electronica sounds as french house, progressive house, acid house, warp records, guidance records, dragonfly records, bedrock ...
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The power of many drums

I recently saw a performance of 10 drummers playing in unison. It has a certain power to it. It's loud of course. Although they played together quite well, obviously the attacks don't line up ...
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would you answer this short questionnaire to help with university research - revised

I am currently studying for a BA (Hons) in Music Production. Part of my assignment requires the creation of sample-based software instruments (namely, Kontakt instruments). I am creating a cinematic ...
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References of music using drums, voices and clapping hands

I'm busy designing a directors pitch for a "neo-noir" feature film. One of the elements is obviously sound and music. My soundtrack is going to use a lot of natural sound-scapes (the film is set in a ...
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Drum Synthesis Recommendations for OS X

Hi all, I love working with drum samples but to give rhythm tracks my own character I also like to layer up synthesized drums and manipulate the parameters in real time. Sometimes I'll make sounds by ...
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How can I get my drum and bass hihats and snares to sound correct?

I'm interested in doing some d'n'b stuff (specifically with Reason) using the redrum module or Kong. As I understand, the basic "rule" of d'n'b drums are the bass drum goes on 1 and 11 and the snare ...
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nuendo4 as a music production program?

I know it's been a while, I'm proud to note though. that I'm sorted with nuendo4 as far as sound design is concerned. It is a steinberg product and the company is known for it's cubase roots. I'm ...