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Velcome to ze "Tips 'n' Tricks" bit - Here's a variety of tips from all areas of studio, midi & live work. The emphasis here is not just about tricks to get sounds, but also ideas to save money or time.

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73 - RECORDING ACOUSTIC KIK DRUMS        

From: mike newman
Email: newmz@hotmail.com
Date: 04-Apr-99


when (if?) you record or sample a kik drum to use in drum patterns, *don't* fill it up with all kinds of crap to muffle it. use heads (skins) on both sides with NO mic hole. if you can, put the mic into the drum with cables coming out of the airholes or tom mount holes. the drum will ring for a long time but to get a good short punchy sound, use a wooden pedal beater and noisegate the sound to get the effect the muffling crap would have acheived, this makes for a much fatter sound because the muffling hasn't destroyed the tones created by head vibration and shell resonance. AND *tune* it first!!! not too tight!


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