PUREMIX Combining Acoustic and Electronic Drums TUTORiAL
Ben Lindell shows you how to combine acoustic drums with electronic drum samples and grooves to shape the punchy rhythm section of a R&B song.
Modern music productions often blend the rich and natural sound of acoustic drums with the punch and drive of drum machines and samples.
In this video Ben Lindell will show you how to combine and shape these two different but complimentary sources to create the foundation of a rhythm section that you can use in any genre you will work on.
You will learn how to analyze and improve the phase relationship between bass drums, make snares pop out of the mix and get a a fatter, vibey sound, while at the same time using the natural overheads and room sounds to add depth and dimension to the groove.
All these aspects combined will give you a skill set to produce your next unique, refined and professional drum sound.
MacProVideo the Art of Audio Recording Recording Drums TUTORiAL DVDR-SONiTUS
In this tutorial the audio experts at Singing Canary reveal the secrets of getting those platinum sounding drum sounds every band covets ... elevate your tracks to next level with this 2-hour tutorial!
Recording the the sound and energy of the drum kit is essential knowledge that you’ve got to know if you're going to be making great sounding tracks. In this tutorial the audio experts at Singing Canary bring you into the studio and share with you everything they know about capturing the essence of the drums.
This tutorial features producer Greg Haver and engineer Clint Murphy. Greg has worked with artists such as Super Furry Animals, Catatonia, Lost Prophets, Bullet For My Valentine, and Manic Street Preachers. Clint is an award winning recording/mix engineer with numerous chart successes in the UK, Europe and New Zealand.
With Greg and Clint leading the way you’ll learn about drum kit set up and tuning. Then you’re off to explore all the different kinds microphones and mic placement techniques from single mic to multi-mic setups. You’ll learn to capture all the individual drums from the kick, to the snare, and toms. With the drum tracks are recorded, you'll move on to explore expert techniques for recording the overheads, and room.
All recording requires software, so the tutorial moves on to a detailed section on phase relationships, multi-track comping and editing. Finally, there’s an in-depth look at the techniques involved in drum replacement editing.
Recording Drums is an essential part of of our Art of Audio Recording series. No matter what DAW you use to produce your tracks after watching this tutorial your drum tracks will sound like they were recorded by a world class engineer. And best of all, that engineer is YOU!
Dance Music Production Fundamental 10 Drums and Programming 2 TUTORiAL
Fundamentals are our range of video tutorials that are dedicated to the ‘fundamental’ production techniques and procedures that all practicing EDM producers should be completely versed in. Covering topics such as drum programming, music theory, formal structure and ear training techniques, our fundamental series are our best selling products.
Fundamental 10 returns to where our series originally began, to discuss and dissect one of the most fundamental elements of dance music; rhythm. Picking right up where Fundamental 1 left off, for this second volume and running over 10 hours we look deeper into the advanced creation of drum loops, programming and rhythm.
Starting with an updated look towards percussive sound design for kicks, snares, claps and hi-hats through layering and synthesis we then move onto producing professional loops and rhythms. Whereas in the first volume we examined the basics of the four to the floor and modulation, for this tutorial we go deeper into rhythm examining subjects such as meter, variation, quantisation and humanising.
By constructing a number of drum loops in the tutorial, we show how to make random samples "glue” together to produce a cohesive professional loop, show how to create complex hi-hat patterns, introduce the theory and practice of swing and groove and discuss how to create acoustic fills and rolls. We also examine the importance of dynamics, logarithmic patterning, sequential programming, drive, tempo changes, live MIDI drum recording (basic finger drumming), pitch processing and the uses and tuning practice behind fifth, seventh and ninth drums and their uses in todays electronic dance music.
The tutorial then finishes with a closer examination and importance of buss processing, including a look at the latest techniques such as mid/side reverb and expansion alongside compression, delay, buss EQ, distortion & modulation
Udemy Mixing Music Learn How To Get An Awesome Sounding Drum Mix! TUTORIAL
Beginners, take this course and start creating awesome sounding drum mixes for your personal music projects - sound better and get noticed more - or if you're an experienced engineer, refresh your skills and knowledge - keep your reputation and identity as a pro mixing engineer!
We've been recording and mixing music professionally for over 2 decades, learn from the pro's. 30 day money back guarantee, no questions asked. It's our personal promise that this course will improve your mixes.
This class is a step by step guide to mixing an acoustic drum set for beginners. The videos for this class will walk you through the thought process of an audio engineer as he edit's and mixes a drum kit. Within this class we'll explore mixing buses, phase issues, quantizing and sampling, and mixing techniques using plug-in effects. In no time you will have the skills and knowledge to start getting great sounding drum mixes
We highly encourage student/teacher interaction, so If at any point you have questions or would like to start a discussion, don't hesitate to ask the instructor. This class is recommended for beginner to intermediate engineers and/or producers using any type of DAW.
The class is divided into 3 Sections:
Section 1 explores session preparation, an essential first step to any mix. Buses and auxiliary channels are used to organize and simplify the mix. Phasing issues between drum elements - which can kill the power of a drum kit - are identified and resolved. Finally, a rough mix is built by panning and balancing levels between tracks, establishing a solid foundation for the progression of the mix.
Section 2 explores the next crucial step to a professional sounding mix: editing. The drums will be quantized by using Beat Detective in Pro Tools - manual quantizing will also be examined. The drum sound will be beefed up through the use of sampling, a popular technique used in modern mixing. Then the sound will be cleaned up by "gating" some of the drum elements using Strip Silence in Pro Tools, creating a professional, polished sound.
Section 3 gets into the actual mixing part of the process. Balance, space, and power are added to the drums through the use of compression, equalization, reverb, and parallel compression.
By the end of this course you’ll be able to
Use Aux tracks and buses to sum tracks.
Identify and correct phase issues.
Quantize drums to the grid.
Add triggered drum samples.
Gate tracks using modern non-linear editing techniques.
Use compression to shape the sound of the each part of the drum kit.
Use equalization to enhance the tone of each part of the drum kit.
Use reverb to add space and depth to the drum kit.
Use parallel compression to enhance the sound of the drum kit.
What are the requirements?
Basic understanding of Computer Recording
Basic understanding of Audio Signal Flow
Basic understanding of Equalization, Compression, Delay, and Reverb
Pro Tools is recommended but not required
What am I going to get from this course?
Over 16 lectures and 1.5 hours of content!
Over 25 years of experience and expertise from a professional recording studio that has serviced bands such as U2, Blink 182, Switchfoot, Icona Pop and
many many more.
By the end of this course, you will be able to create a professional sounding mix of an acoustic drum kit.
Udemy Mixing And Mastering Electronic Music In Ableton Live TUTORiAL
A comprehensive and detailed look at how you can mix and master your own electronic music.
We will be mixing and mastering a track from start to finish in this course.
You will get an in-depth, real world view of exactly how to mix and master your own music.
You will learn the art and science behind various types of compression (regular compression, sidechain compression, multiband compression) and some recommended settings that can be used depending on the type of sound you are treating with compression.
You will also learn about various types of EQ treatment, such as regular parametric EQ and Mid-Side EQ. You will learn about how to EQ a wide range of sounds including different drums and percussion (kicks, snares, etc.), different bass sounds, melodic instruments and FX.
You will learn how to use saturation and distortion to add extra harmonics to certain sounds in your mix to make them sound fuller or stand out more above the other instruments.
You will learn how to mix a complex track that consists of more than 10 different bass sounds and more than 10 different drums tracks.
You will see how we can group tracks together and process an entire group of tracks at once.
You will learn how to work with reference tracks to compare your own work with.
You will also learn how to build your own mastering chain and how to master your track so that it will stand up against other professionally produced tracks on the dancefloor.
The style of music produced in this course could be called dubstep, although it features many influences from ambient electronica and drum and bass, especially neuro or neurofunk style drum and bass.
Despite the track being a specific type of electronic music, you will be able to apply all of the mixing and mastering techniques you learn in this course to other genres of electronic music, such as electro house, techno, glitch hop, trip hop, mid tempo music and many other styles.
The Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) used in this course is Ableton Live, but if you use a different DAW, and you're comfortable with producing music in it, you can apply all of the techniques in your DAW of choice.
Along with full access to all of the video tutorials, you will be able to download the Ableton Live project file used in this course to take a close look at each of the tracks and see exactly how the song was mixed.
Udemy Learn Drum Sequencing Techniques That Will Get U Placements TUTORiAL
This course is going to help you do that and so much more. We will be covering how to sequence your drums like a pro and create drum patterns that will separate you from your competition.
I have placements on TV shows such as:
Real House Wives of Miami
and have worked with artists who's mixtapes have been hosted by: Dj Smallz, Dj Ames, and Dj Wreck!
You can do this and more once you get your drums sounding right!
People think that it's all about marketing when it comes to getting placements... let me tell you it's all about producing quality music.
In this course you we will help even a beginner producer take their beats to the next level in any program.
We cover the basics of drum creation, which you will learn quantization basics, drum sequencing theory, and several other basic beat making fundamentals that will help you understand how to produce music.
Then in section on actually creating beats you will be able to learn all my best techniques and tips on building a beat from scratch.
And finally you will learn the ins and out on turning your "beat" into a profitable song!
Don't waste any more time trying to learn how to take your beat to the next level on your own! Learn from my 10 years of experience and improve your production quality in just 2 short hours!
Udemy Drum Programming 101: How to Write Great Drum Parts TUTORiAL
Master the basics of great drum programming and take your beats from static loops to complete grooves
To me, there is a huge missing gap from online production videos with helping beginning electronic musicians go from being stuck in a loop to writing more full-fledged beats. So it was my intention with this first video to deliver you with the solid foundations of what makes for great programmed drums, and provide you with the skills needed to begin writing more interesting, musical drum parts for your tracks. By getting these very simple foundational ideas under your belt, you begin to understand more about how EDM is structured, how to make beats quickly, and you find yourself making much more creative beats. At least, that's my hope here :) The course is designed for those beginners who want to transition to an intermediate skill level but don't know how. I've made it fast so that you spend less time watching me build these ideas, and more time exploring how they work. In the series, I use examples from a wide variety of Genres-- from Hip Hop to Techno, House, and Future Bass-- to show that these core principles apply across styles. There is over 2 hours of content here, teaching you the core skill of writing beats regardless of which DAW you use. The idea here is to get your skills up to the next level as quickly as possible, and set you up for part 2 of this series, where we explore some of the more creative uses of these foundational ideas. These lessons took years of study for me to discover-- I hope that you take advantage of all that I've learned and boiled down here for you, and get your skills up and running quickly!If you have a computer, a DAW that you're familiar with, a few good drum samples and a way to hear everything, then I will show you how to make beats that make the rest of your music shine.
What are the requirements?
A computer with a DAW of choice (Logic, Live, Cubase, Studio One, etc.)
Speakers, Monitors, or Headphones that accurately represent the whole frequency range. Hearing bass will be important in this course, and laptop speakers are not advised
A working familiarity with the basics of your DAW
A basic level understanding of making electronic music; Knowledge of samplers, which drum sounds are which, what a compressor and an EQ is, and how to write a basic drum beat
A basic level understanding of rhythm theory; knowledge of quarter-notes, eighth-notes, and sixteenth-notes; understanding of what the beats of a bar are, what bars are, and what tempo is
A basic understanding of how to write basic beats in various genres; what a house beat is, what a hip-hop beat is, etc.
What am I going to get from this course?
Over 21 lectures and 2.5 hours of content!
Write more musical sounding drum patterns
Create a balanced sounding drum kit from samples quickly
Create Drums that "breathe" with the music in a subtle but pleasing way
Use Accents to spice up drum tracks and create fresh, new rhythms
Understand exactly how to write clear, focused drum phrases
Go from short loops to more developed drum parts
What is the target audience?
Beginner to Intermediate producers who are finding themselves "stuck" for new ideas of drum programming
Live Instrumentalists who are dabbling with programmed drums and want to learn more about it
Electronic Musicians who find that their drums lack excitement and movement
Electronic musicians who don't "Get" how to program great drum parts
Musicians looking the understand the underlying principles that make programmed drums sound great