Talkative Mood

United States
Keys:
sfiks50 jams
United States
Bass:
sfiks50 jams
Remix
step II
England
Drums:
mpointon672 jams

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Found this splendid template whilst looking for something else. What a fantastic and fun template and I just couldn't resist. Had a listen to Drumshticks and PJE's respective adds to make sure I wasn't treading on their toes with my idea.

Anyway. I just jammed it through, keeping an eye of the waveform for changes and responding to ones I missed using that skill we call 'blagging'. Had to be tight on the money here, the track didn't forgive timing errors. ...

Comments

Your drumming is always amazing !! Love it+2
I like it , throw some distorted guitar in and it would have a white zombie groove+2
What a camouflaging talent you have man! Name me a genre that you can't play,.nothing!+2
November 06 2015 13:06:34
kennyadry
mpointon Thank you, Kenny. I cannot, in reality, explain blending in to a track. I just play what I think works by getting into the 'mind' of the track. I wish I could explain it but, I suppose, it's just experience.

In this case, I just jammed it. Something my first ever drum teacher taught me was, 'if you make a mistake, do it again and make it look like you meant to do it'! 1:15 and 2:28 show this precisely. On both occasions I overshot the change in dynamic with the back beat. So I immediately respond by dropping the next back beat snare to give the impression of dropping back by breaking up the beat. I think that makes sense.

This was hard because it had to be very tight as the slightest inaccuracy was glowing (I had to do a bit of editing in places!).
+1
November 06 2015 17:38:22
kennyadry
kennyadry Well...I believe very little if not none, can recognize the mistake your saying :) include me to those who can't recognize it! :D +0
Virginal tight...that's good I think?+2
November 06 2015 00:04:22
Wade
Psycho :) +0
November 06 2015 12:58:07
Wade
mpointon Thanks Wade! Not sure that's the description I'd go for! ;) +1
November 06 2015 18:59:51
Wade
Psycho I like having fun here :) +1
Killer !+1
I'm so pleased with your version, Martin!
Did you use two kick drums?
Especially I love how you handled 01:16/23 and 02:28/49.

The piece was composed for a contest on KVR.
You're not allowed to use anything but the given synth.
Now the contest is in voting stage.
Check it out (if you have time) :)

https://soundcloud.com/slava-fiks/talkative-mood

Slava
+1
November 06 2015 12:50:24
sfiks
mpointon Thank you Slava! Your version on Soundcloud sounds superb - really like the '80s-style off-beat electric drum line (like the old Simmons hexagonal kit). Some fantastic tones on that version!

I didn't use two kick drums. I have a double pedal but am not using it on this track (it's rare I use it). Having the second snare, tuned very tight on the left of hi-hat allows me to do some electronic-style fills, such as at 3:03 where I do most of the fill between my main snare and the second one on my left.

It also enables me to do complex-sounding hi-hat/snare patterns such as from 1:34 - 2:03 without sticks colliding!

Thanks for the very cool track!
+1
very good:)+1
Bam! This is spot on again Martin! This track needs a slapping bass so bad! :) :)+1
Sweet!+1
:)+1

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