Kick pitching

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What's your method to pitch your kick correctly?

How do you find the actual pitch it has native and then pitch it to your taste?
I was asking to people who do it and know what i'm talking about.
Don't need no tips like "use your hear to pitch up or down" if i wasn't able to know if i need to pitch up or down, i would have stopped producing.
Every drum hit you use has a perfect pitch, it's a note. My question is precise.

How do u change the pitch of a kick in logic?
Can u really tell the difference when listening to your mix after uve pitched it?
Sure, u can use pitch shift or a sampler.
Yes there is a real difference and this is useful for some creative an mixing tips.

Btw thx to those who answered seriously.
 

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hit the kick, see where it peaks, then ill take a sinewave and see what note hits closest to that.

not that i do it often, but seems to work quite good. most of the time is just pitch the kick and snares according to what my ears are telling me.
 

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i dont really ever change the pitch of my kicks. as long as the frequencies are right i see no need to. snares on the other hand is a different situation ofcourse..
 

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I was asking to people who do it and know what i'm talking about.
Don't need no tips like "use your hear to pitch up or down" if i wasn't able to know if i need to pitch up or down, i would have stopped producing.
Every drum hit you use has a perfect pitch, it's a note. My question is precise.



Sure, u can use pitch shift or a sampler.
Yes there is a real difference and this is useful for some creative an mixing tips.

Btw thx to those who answered seriously.

everybody was answering you seriously as far as i can tell. I pitch my kicks, and i use my ears. gofigure.
 
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yep, there is serious answers and serious ironic answers meaning that you are slightly a noob who can't figure he should use his ears.
That's what i meant.
But forums discussion can lead to misunderstanding sometimes.

In fact i will re question differently:

Does someone know how to perfectly set what note is played on a kick?

I met a professional producer once who told me that he was often importing his kick on a sampler and pitching it with his bass.

I guessed how he was determining the pitch at first. I understood at what he said that he was finding what he should do logically and not only by listening. But i can be wrong.
Now i'm just looking for some tracks on the subject.

Cheers
 

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I guess I use my ears mostly. If I try and use a spectral analyser more often than not it's hard to work out what the exact pitch is because the kick will often have quite a rounded peak down low at it's root pitch. Bit of both and try my best ;)
 
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