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What drum sound is this?

Postby soundproofed bob » Mon Apr 12, 2021 9:56 pm

Hello guys all,

Uploaded short clip there please take a look: https://ufile.io/g6p4g56i

What high frequency drum is playing right at the right ear?

Commonly used in trailers and soundtracks.
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Re: What drum sound is this?

Postby BJG145 » Mon Apr 12, 2021 10:15 pm

Do you mean the high-pitched one...? Some kind of small or medium hand drum played near the rim I would guess; djembe/darbuka/doumbek.

https://youtu.be/d8X0nQqzJZ0?t=180
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Re: What drum sound is this?

Postby soundproofed bob » Mon Apr 12, 2021 10:17 pm

There's a problem though that djembe, dumbek in my libraries don't sound that impressive. They sound thin, lonely. Unless author stacked 10 of them?
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Re: What drum sound is this?

Postby BJG145 » Mon Apr 12, 2021 10:20 pm

There's a lot of other stuff going on though; orchestral stabs, deep drums and other percussion. If you just heard the djembe (?) solo it wouldn't sound too earth-shattering. (Don't get me wrong, I like djembes.)
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Re: What drum sound is this?

Postby soundproofed bob » Mon Apr 12, 2021 10:24 pm

I suppose it's a sound from old commercial sample library!
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Re: What drum sound is this?

Postby N i g e l » Mon Apr 12, 2021 11:22 pm

I made 3 mouse clicks and still didnt access your audio.

I gave up
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Re: What drum sound is this?

Postby uselessoldman » Tue Apr 13, 2021 9:44 am

sound to me like tribal hand drums with a distinctive swang. Without trying to sound to daft, using a metal brisket tin or plastic tub would give a similar effect depending on how high/low you want them to sound.

Without looking I would guess an Indian or African percussion library would have something similar? That is where I would look, after trying what I said above.
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Re: What drum sound is this?

Postby soundproofed bob » Wed Apr 14, 2021 8:30 pm

N i g e l wrote:I gave up
This happens!

uselessoldman wrote:sound to me like tribal hand drums with a distinctive swang. Without trying to sound to daft, using a metal brisket tin or plastic tub would give a similar effect depending on how high/low you want them to sound.

Without looking I would guess an Indian or African percussion library would have something similar? That is where I would look, after trying what I said above.
I had 1 guess that it's played with a heavy stick, or at least some stick. But I'll consider hand playing as well.
I'll keep looking. Probably an library with ensemble and single drums layered in a mix. Thanks
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