Drum Techniques

Epic kicks, snares that cut like a knife, & hi-hats that dance, all layered to perfection.

11 Tutorials available


808 Kicks and Multiband Compression

Man up and start using MBC on your 808s to bring out swell and twang - for he-men only

Adding Sheen and Bounce to 808 Kicks

808 Kicks need both Bounce and Sheen - here it is!

Creating a Huge Low End Kick

A Sound Design Tutorial on how to use Dynamics to create an Epic low end kick

Creating Drum Elements for Layering

A detailed Tutorial on how to prepare your samples for layering - Jedi!

Drum Flip and Nudge

A Samplecraze Technique that incorporates both Flip and Nudge as covered in Sound On Sound Magazine

Drum Layering Basics

A detailed Tutorial on how to Layer Drums!

Drum Layering in a Soft Sampler

Learn how to manipulate and process Drum Elements in a Soft Sampler

Drum Layering using Multiple Layers

The Art of Drum Layering - Yay!

Drums and Middle and Side - M/S

Processing ANY drum sound with Faux M/S - advanced

EDM Kick Compression Techniques

Advanced Compression Techniques for Colouring and Processing EDM Kicks

Manipulating an EDM Kick using Valves/Tubes

Using Valves/Tubes to manipulate EDM Kicks - advanced