Linux keeps getting more and more audio production tools. LSP is a great plugin pack that is freely available for Linux. Download them at https://lsp-plug.in/
Recording drums is an art-form, and there’s many ways to do it. In today’s era of cheap home recording equipment it’s easier than ever to record yourself. One problem though when it comes to drums is many commercially available and affordable computer interfaces have a limited amount of audio inputs. Most commonly 2 or 4.
When this is the case you have some decisions to make. You can either use less mics, by going for a more distant miking technique, or you can use a mixer to combine signals into less inputs. With this tutorial I chose the ladder. I wanted a more closely miked sound on my interface that only has 4 inputs. I used a small inexpensive mixer from Amazon, and my Behringer UMC404HD and combined some channels to use all 4 channels with the maximum amount of options to use later on in the mix.
In the video below I show you how I recorded kick, snare, overhead, two acoustic toms and two electric toms using only 4 channels, and still having the ability to adjust quite a bit of levels in the mix.
This is the first in a series of high quality drum loops I’m creating for you to use for free. This is a collection of rock/pop mid tempo drum loops that is compatible with all major DAWs and is in 16bit 44100khz sample rate. Download the full pack here
If you have trouble with the google drive link, use this mirror instead.
These loops are 100% royalty free and were recorded myself. Each drum was miked individually, and professionally mastered with minimal processing to allow for maximum usage in a wide variety of projects.
Check out Mad Zach chopping up some Bitches Brew with the new Akai MPC Live!
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