What is the best Kick Drum?

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What is the best kick drum sound?

Is electronic the best kick drum?
4
19%
Is the best kick a TAMA kit?
2
10%
The best kick drum is made in samplers?
5
24%
Do the best kick drums come from synthesizer?
10
48%
 
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What is the best Kick Drum?

Post by EvilEvilEvilEvilEvil » Wed Dec 20, 2006 1:03 am

I've been doing a lot of percussion lately. Big percussion, small percussion. We have put some compression on our tracks and MIDI. We have used arpagrrgators.

My assistant and I have tried to find the best kick drum sound, and we think we've narrowed it down to a few good ones. So please let us know which one is right.
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Post by Tone Deft » Wed Dec 20, 2006 1:05 am

A Chuck Norris roundhouse kick upside your girly girl hairdo.

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Post by roach808 » Wed Dec 20, 2006 1:06 am

all that stuff is W ack.

all u need for a good KIK is a live chicken, 2 stobe lights, a quart of pigs blood, 1 SM57, and a crowbar. Seriously u can make the best kik sound in the world. It can make any sound as well, from a 808 drop kik, to a basketball sloppy seconds kik...it can do it all!

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Post by for[e]sight » Wed Dec 20, 2006 1:13 am

Matthew Herbert used 2 out of season apples.

i used a strip of craft paper, and pulling it taut.

but my very favorite is just a hand drawn sine wave.

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Post by roach808 » Wed Dec 20, 2006 1:20 am

no no no its the deadhooker compressor that gives that hand drawn sinewave the punch that would slap ur grandma across the face like a backally pimp on a friday nite.
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Post by continuous » Wed Dec 20, 2006 1:36 am

Tone Deft wrote:A Chuck Norris roundhouse kick upside your girly girl hairdo.
ouch!

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Post by timothyallan » Wed Dec 20, 2006 2:56 am

I use compressed trance for my kick drums. its awesome.

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Post by suburbanbather » Wed Dec 20, 2006 3:02 am

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Post by roach808 » Wed Dec 20, 2006 3:20 am

DEADHOOKERS!


oh kay back to drinking.
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Post by henrico » Thu Dec 21, 2006 9:02 am

All of the above mixed together with some careful EQing, compression and slight distortion.

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Post by julienb » Thu Dec 21, 2006 9:06 am

so strange poll//

BLANK vote ;-)

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Post by nathannn » Thu Dec 21, 2006 9:19 am

ableton is doing a nice job marketing to 12 year olds
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Post by hoffman2k » Thu Dec 21, 2006 9:24 am

nathannn wrote:ableton is doing a nice job marketing to 12 year olds
I told you that mp3 support was a mistake :lol:

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Post by kennerb » Thu Dec 21, 2006 9:54 am

hoffman2k wrote:
nathannn wrote:ableton is doing a nice job marketing to 12 year olds
I told you that mp3 support was a mistake :lol:


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Post by datapopstar » Thu Dec 21, 2006 10:01 am

the best kickdrum is the one who kicks.....
gesund allein ist die amöbe...

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