Help with drum identification! Mellow DJ Screw instrumental

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Help with drum identification! Mellow DJ Screw instrumental

Post by SDdj » Thu Jan 17, 2013 1:26 am

Hi, I know this is probably a dumb question but I am not very well versed in drum machines and what the iconic ones sound like. I am wondering though what you guys think generated these drums (especially the high-pitched hit). Below is an instrumental by DJ Screw.


Here is the link (and no although it looks shady I swear it isn't some kind of phishing website)


Any general production techniques (i.e. appropriate drum/instruments) that lend themselves well to Houston style slow rap instrumentals would be greatly appreciated. I'm not looking to make chopped and screwed music, but I really the beats used in these songs:

and I would appreciate any kind of tips/tricks/recommendations that might help me out capturing the laid-back third coast sound.

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