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Superior Drummer Question

Discussion in 'F.O.H.' started by AscentToZenith, Aug 13, 2014.

  1. AscentToZenith

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    So I have heard people tune their kicks to the guitars lowest string to get that nice chug sound so I am curious how I can do this with the pitchshifting nob that superior has.
    I don't really understand it tbh. A tiny push changes it by a lot.

    I am playing in drop A for this specific song just to test out a mix with a lot of chugs and all of that. Trying to get my kick to sound good.

    will pitch shifting the kick help? I tried to check a few tuners and it said the kick was around 81 freqz I don't know what drop A is tbh but I think 81 is E
    I am a noob though
     
  2. He's Dead, Jim

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    I have never heard of anybody doing this and it sounds like a terrible idea, for all of the reasons you have stated and others.
     
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    I think this is an engineering thing where people tune a real kick drum or change heads/reso's for a certain song.

    If the Superior kick is around 82hz which is E that's alright because its a 5th above A. For real drums tuning in 5ths or 3rds from the root is common alternative if you have to change by like a 6th or 7th just to reach the right root octave which is ridiculous haha.

    Just tried putting the superior kick down by a 5th sounds hilarious.

    Grab yourself the Metal Machine pack I know the small kick is around 60hz and rest at 50hz which is more appropriate for metal.
     
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    StoneLord LurkMachine Pete

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    Do you think bumping up the A freqz on the kick in eq a bit might make it sound better? Not by much but just a little or something
     
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    Like boosting the 7k range since on that chart it says it is part of "A" and I know 7k is also around the attack range of the kick
     
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    it could be cool but its not anything that would be a mind opener. all it would be is a little bit of flavor. try it, if it sucks take it off. use your ears.
     

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