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thicker toms and snare

Discussion in 'Production' started by 3tuxedo, Aug 10, 2011.

  1. 3tuxedo

    3tuxedo Senior Member

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    hey guys, ive been messing with samples and things like thatt. and i have a pretty decent sound, i just want them thick, not a lower pitch, but thicker. i guess for the snare the easiest way would be blending? but what about toms?
     
  2. Joel4662

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    I find using a subtle clipper on my toms makes them a little more distorted and gives them a thicker sound.
     
  3. ahjteam

    ahjteam Anssi Tenhunen

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    you need to make something else thinner to give them space to be thick.
     
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    Boosting around 200-250hz can help here (I like a low shelf at 200hz personally) but it really depends on the frequency content of the drum you're eq'ing.

    Mixing in a fatter sounding sample works too.
     
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    kentsheeheyrecordings New Metal Member

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    Multiband compression on the low end (60-400Hz) on your drum buss or just toms. Slow attack, and push them at a clipper. Also add a ton of harmonic distortion and a high shelf on the top end to give it some more click.
     
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    or use pultec kind eq and la3a, problem solved with toms for me
     
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    this ^
     
  8. GearMan2point0

    GearMan2point0 Musician/Engineer

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    Well look who it is. Joey finally comes back.
     

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