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Five Ways to Process Your Drum Loops to Stand Out from the Crowd

Using Parallel Compression on Drum Loops

Five Ways to Process Drum Loops to Stand Out from the Crowd or: You Don’t Have to Sound Like Everyone Else Probably one of the worst kept secrets about drum loops is that everyone who uses drum loops in their songwriting (and, believe us, there are a lot of you out there!) doesn’t want anyone…

Seamless Loop Transitions

Seamless drum loop transtions

Take Your Drum Loops to the Next Level: Seamless Loop Transitions Introduction We all know what real drums sound like when played – they ring, they rattle, they vibrate. Unlike many other instruments, drum kits are a collection of distinct sounds. There’s the low thump of the kick, the crack of the snare, the punchy…

How to Use Drum Loops to Energize Your Songwriting

Energize Your Music With Drum Loops

How to Use Drum Loops to Energize Your Songwriting Let’s face it, we’ve all been there. Nothing. No ideas. No inspiration. Just you and your guitar in hand (or any other instrument for that matter) and nothing is happening. In the rehearsal space, someone in the band is always “on” and the one to kick…