[Doggiebox] heavy metal/hard rock drums

Patrick O'DOnoghue pdiddyod at hotmail.com
Fri Sep 9 16:56:01 EDT 2005


I'm not a huge metal fan, but I have to say that "Demo 1" is a rockin'  
tune! Great, great sound - and great, clean, up-front mix, too! Nice!

On Sep 9, 2005, at 4:41 PM, Corey Knafelz wrote:

> To get what I think is a pretty heavy drum sound, I actually combine  
> the ns_kit with The Tama Swingstar kit, both of which I got from the  
> doggiebox file library.
>
> The reason I blend them is I like the flexibility when programming as  
> far as snares (left hand, right hand, buzzes, etc) and cymbals  
> (sampled at different velocities) in nskit but the Tama kit's samples  
> simply have a *much* bigger rock sound.
>
> I did a few demos last weekend. Here's how I use them both:
>
> \\ demo 1
> - programmed beat with nskit in doggiebox.
> - export as audio into protools, send down bus 1-2 to slight  
> compressor and slight reverb
> - recorded other instruments: guitars/bass on 3 new tracks
> - sent bass out into a russian (green) big muff, back in on new track  
> although "very much fuzzier"
> - back to doggiebox, saved as tama kit (removed open high hats)  
> exported as audio to new stereo track in protools
> - opened original nskit, ditched *seriously* cheesy toms, re-exported
> - imported/replaced audio for original drums
> - send new drums down bus 3-4 to lo-fi plugin (like distortion, clips  
> out the sound)
> - send new drums out to RNC1773 set to *extreme* compression (we're  
> talking mountain freaking dew here doooood), back in to new track
> - build mix, bounce to stereo
>
> http://www.fuzzylogical.com/themb/demos/01_demo_01.mp3
>
> \\ demo 2
> - programmed beat with nskit in doggiebox.
> - export as audio into protools, send down bus 1-2 to slight  
> compressor and slight reverb
> - recorded other instruments: guitars/bass on 4 new tracks
> - back to doggiebox, saved copy of track, switched kit to Tama, erased  
> all beats but snare export new snare
> - imported new snare new track send down bus 3-4 to compressor
> - build mix, bounce to stereo
>
> http://www.fuzzylogical.com/themb/demos/02_demo_02.mp3
>
> Hope this is useful Sam. I'm no pro but I had a good time recording  
> this stuff. I'd be interested to hear other people's processes too for  
> perspective.
>
> Corey
>
> Links/Stuff
> RNC1773 Really Nice Compressor. Love it. It's the shizz for $199 -  
> http://www.fmraudio.com/RNC1773.HTM
> Bass & Guitars are all Tech 21 Trademark 10  
> http://www.tech21nyc.com/tm10.html
> Used a Fender Tele Plus from the 90's and a '68 Vox Spitfire direct  
> out over xlr to protools
> Effects - reissue green Russian EH Big Muff Pi, 80's Boss Super  
> Overdrive SD-1 http://guitargeek.com/gearview/59/
>
> Um that's it. I should get back to work.
>
> On Sep 8, 2005, at 6:58 PM, Sam Hansen wrote:
>
>> can anyone out there help me
>>
>> im into making heavy music and was wondering if anyone has a drum kit  
>> on doggiebox that would suit this style of music
>>
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