Best drums?

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  1. alz

    alz compress to impress

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    Doesn't really get talked about a lot, i guess a lot of people take it kinda for granted, but who do you think has the best drums in dnb, ignore the rest of it, BEST DRUMS.

    Personally i think its Sub Focus hands down, dudes got the best pack!
     
  2. DontLikeCops

    DontLikeCops Certified tramp

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    ive liked quite a few of zens drums n snares etc
     
  3. kenyon

    kenyon @ The Crack Spot

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    break alix perez and i quite like freshes drums
     
  4. Gloxxy

    Gloxxy I SNORT COAL

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    Break or Noisia.

    Can Sub Focus make anything other than a 2 step or triplet beat?
     
  5. thedjnifty

    thedjnifty Well-Known Member

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    Of course he can

    Hes one of the most talented producers in the scene

    On another note, I actually think Hazard & Original Sin have very good drums for jump up tunes

    Drums on Troublemaker are very good, and Original Sin's drums on tunes like Dr. Feel Good cut through the mix so well in a club

    Dillinja's got awsome drums as well, so much low end yet he still manages to balance a wicked mixdown
     
  6. muzzadj

    muzzadj POW!

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    love a filthy snare myself so gotta go for sub focus and p.a!

    EDIT: i wouldnt say they're the best actually, just my favourite lol
     
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    thedjnifty Well-Known Member

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    Overall it's probli gota be Break though yeah ...

    Splash Step ... seriously ...
     
  9. Gloxxy

    Gloxxy I SNORT COAL

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    Can you point me to some audio then? I've never heard a Sub Focus tune without a 2 step or triplet beat.

    Variation is the key, that's why I've put Break and Noisia.

    Noisia have absolutely firing drums. Listen to Block Control VIP.
     
  10. thedjnifty

    thedjnifty Well-Known Member

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    So what if he does always use 2 step or triplet beats

    Doesn't make him any less of a producer just because he chooses to do it that way

    And variation is not always the key, if it was then every producer in the scene should be expected to make a tune of every different style, which is just never gonna happen

    Just because you choose to usually do something a certain way it doesn't mean your any less good at it, specially when it works, and for Sub Focus it works, coz his drums are fuckin nice
     
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    Gloxxy I SNORT COAL

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    I didn't mean producing a different style of DnB. I mean switching up how his beats are arranged.

    I love to see Sub Focus make a staccato Amen smasher.
     
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    Break, noisia, loxy, hazard
     
  13. chris getme

    chris getme Dub Logic

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    thedjnifty Well-Known Member

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    MMM he's not really a "breaks" kinda person though

    His sound's more electro based

    Might be pleasantly suprised on the album though

    I'm pretty sure he's made a tune with Culture Shock which is a little off beat kinda thing, similar to Lomax - Faith Massive if you've heard it
     
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    chris getme Dub Logic

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    And alix perez has the best possible snare that anyone cud use in liquid.
     
  16. thedjnifty

    thedjnifty Well-Known Member

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    The snare on Stray, pretty much perfection for the purpose
     
  17. Cyte

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    that piston soundin drum thing zen used to use rules.. but all in all id say nebula true jungle drumfuckery!
     
  18. krease

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    original sin jump up

    break everything else.
     
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    thedjnifty Well-Known Member

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    Nero have got some thick drums

    Culture Shock has some techno influenced perfection

    Brookes Bros drums are just niiice :)



    I like Benny Page's drums as well actually
     
  20. Riisu

    Riisu Not the Preacher Man

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    i was just thinking about this eariler on today.

    break - isis

    ready for everybody to slate this tune for being 'too simple' but just check the drums man. they just sound like a live kit, as if someone is actually playin it. and the fills at the end of every 4 bars are always different and varried.

    NEXT LEVEL SHIT.

    speaking of which, spectrasouls drums are tight. as are commix!