making your beats roll

Discussion in 'Production' started by Labrat, May 8, 2011.

  1. Labrat

    Labrat Active Member

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    Going for the sound that Hybris gets with his drums, Noisia, Phace and Spectrasoul in a few tunes.
    Do you think its breaks that are highpassed and processed for their fills are rolls
    Im struggling to get the sound, really doing my head in :confused:
    examples
    Hybris - the elusive 101
    most of his tunes have the effect im going for kinda
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BIgN_qbtR7o&feature=related

    Noisia & Phace micro organism - the drum fills or rolls, that almost muted white noise sound
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFSmAJ_FRFs&feature=related
    or this is a better example
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t4RwMK9s21s

    Spectrasoul i was 10 - this tune sounds like its a break, maybe one they recorded themselves? I just love the flow
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJ7eOj48VZg
     
  2. miszt

    miszt BASSFACE Royale

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    i would expect Noisia, Phace and Spectrasoul to make their own breaks top to bottom, just takes practice to get all the hits in the right place at the right time, the tracks you posted all have fairly hi-passed hats, seems to be a fair amount of compression going on aswell
     
  3. Labrat

    Labrat Active Member

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    yeh good call on the compression, crazy attention to detail going into this work
     
  4. ARTFX

    ARTFX www.artfx-studios.com

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    Well I do now that Noisia uses breaks too, but they just cut only the good parts from it instead of using the entire break. They could be using single hits together with 3 different breaks to make their final drum loop.
     
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    groelle Well-Known Member

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    id try to start with rimshots and very short kicks instead of hihats, apply short and harsh compression and layer lots. its the attention to detail that makes the difference!
     
  6. Ray Sparra

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    compress,resample,compress,resample,compress,
    that's how to get those really dirty sounding drums:mad: