How do i make the Katharsys drums?

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  1. Sadhu

    Sadhu New Member

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    Hello everyone,

    im new here, so dont be cruel :p

    I really got into katharsys since hearing him on one of spors podcasts, and the song "guidance" is my favorite.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XOtfrGUqr_w


    1:42 -> How do i make them drums?

    and, what kind of DnB is this? Darkstep?
     
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    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    dont know what to call that but it sounds like the kind of dnb raiden does, almost techno like techstep. certainly not darkstep, this is darkstep: darkstep is cinematic, mysterious and moody, not spikey and shit hard. how to make those drums is anyones guess but i guess you could start with the mean beat kit, its got a similar snare
     
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  3. Sadhu

    Sadhu New Member

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    Thank you :)

    Ive been looking for that "mean beat kit" but i actually cant find it anywhere :(
     
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    Neomind Too many skulls!">:O

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    (I love Guidance from Katharsys, everytime I can I put it into my DJ mixes)

    First of all, that subgenre is called, technoid (which is the one I like to make the most, but i'm actually a lot into darkstep too :) )
    These drums "can't" be achieved at a first step, these drums are producers own work. Getting the right samples from different places which sooner or later will make you have your own sound.

    What I can really tell you about the drums, to be more concrete, the hi hats. These are heavy distorted and cutted ones.
    Also modulated(check Reason's Scream 4, on modulate, parameter 2 turned all the way down) patterns work that way.

    PS: check my soundcloud, tunes "This Sound", "Hackers", "Wrath arrows" (can be found on youtube), and "Inferno" are Technoid ones... you may dig these :)
     
  5. Sadhu

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    Thank you very much :)

    I really love "This sound" and "Wrath Arrows" wicked tunes, you make me a bit jealous there :p

    unfortunatly im not into reason, ive tryed it, but its so different compared to FL Studio, wich i am working with for nearly 2 years now. But ill give them hats a try with a distortion and a cut. But the Snare is the most interessting thing in this technoid (btw, thanks for that :)) songs, i never heard soch energetic and loud, aggresive snares, its awesome.
     
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    Neomind Too many skulls!">:O

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    they are exactly what i was looking for, thank you very much
     
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    RUSSLA DNBF Monarch

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    Hate to say it but these are the easiest drums to make!!

    You need a good bunch of hard samples to get a snare like that, the hats are combination of tambourines and like said - cutted.

    I always find slapping a section of the wanted drums into your DAW always helps to see the arrangement and the once you have a basis go make them your own.
     
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    haha you don't even need metallic snare samples, you can achieve this with ring modulation
     
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    ARTFX www.artfx-studios.com

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    Neomind Too many skulls!">:O

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    I already said it :)

    :/ then why people isn't making this stuff rather than making techy rollers all the time???
    I want people so bad to make tunes like this!!! :slayer: