Re: Are drum sample CDs processed much?
#22278 - 27/09/04 11:00 AM
Quote Nimhbus: you tend to have
to do this stuff to make drums sound like drums. cos they don't on their own.
I think I'd dispute that... in a very
pedantic but well meaning way
Raw recorded drums (assuming well tuned and miked) sound exactly like real drums. The
problem is that it is no longer fashionable to have a real drum sound. Modern pop music
(ie. all modern music genres) relies on heavily processed drum sounds for the wanted
effect. Consequently, most of the drum samples I've come across are fairly heavily
It seems only some traditional jazz and light classical music still
retains anything like real drum sounds these days...
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