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Mixing Multitracked Drums Technique : Recording / Mixing With drum machines and samplers becoming increasingly prominent in music production, mixing real drums is becoming something of a lost art. Paul White explains the basics of this important mixing skill, and shares some secrets on how to get the best drum sound. In the world of synths and samplers, we take acoustic separation for granted, but when it comes to mixing acoustic drums, things are very different because of the usual way in which a drum kit is miked up. The first thing you notice when you play back recordings of real drum kits is that each mic will have picked up more than just the sound of a single drum or cymbal. Kicking Off Let's concentrate on the kick drum first. At this point, the kick drum will probably sound quite unnatural when heard in isolation, as the gate will kill all natural ambience, but don't worry about that yet. Snare Separation Isolating The Toms Hi-hat And Overheads
Content Divas – Shelby Larson and Heather Sneed WiiMote and GlovePie is MIDI Prerequisites (what you need to get it working): Hardware ComputerBluetooth adapter (an adapter for using an open wireless protocol for exchanging data over short distances). Wii Remote (also known as a wiimote, the primary controller for Nintendo's Wii console)Software GlovePie(is a free Programmable Input Emulator, originally for the Essential Reality P5 Virtual Reality Glove, which now supports a huge range of input devices, especially the Nintendo Wii Remote (Wiimote))MIDI Yoke (allows you to connect the MIDI output from one program to the MIDI input of a different program)MIDI-OX (is a 32 bit multi-purpose tool: it is both a diagnostic tool and a System Exclusive librarian. Let's get going: Where possible I provided links to the necessary download locations. Download MIDI Yoke and install it. Press Close and REBOOT your computer. Configuring MIDI ports in Windows Go to the "Audio" TAB and select "Out to MIDI Yoke: 1" as MIDI music playback device and click "OK". Configuring MIDI-OX
The Petting Zu: Your First Three Leaves Once you've graduated from the Petting Zu, you'll get some nice perks. The biggest perk is that all of your outgoing links will become dofollow links. If your account is in the Petting Zu, that means all of your links are nofollow links. What on Earth does that mean? Those familiar with SEO (search engine optimization) might be familiar with dofollow and nofollow links. There are other perks, too. What else? You'll get a badge on your profile page for this accomplishment. We encourage you to stop by the forums and introduce yourself, if you haven't already. Note: You'll only be able to post in the forums after you graduate. Photo by John McStravick. List of video game musicians The following is a list of computer and video game musicians, those who have worked in the video game industry to produce video game soundtracks or otherwise contribute musically. A broader list of major figures in the video game industry is also available. For a full article, see video game music. The list is sorted in alphabetical order by last name. A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z References
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