Another ebook announcement today, Aggressive Drums: The Recording Guide is a 100 page ebook showing you how to get good drum sounds. It was written by Santeri Salmi, a former death metal drummer who now runs his own studio.
Today’s drum sound is not very acoustic. Most records have some sample replacement or augmenting going on to make the sound more powerful and consistent. I want to create a great drum sound right from the start and try to keep it acoustic in the mix. Get it right in the beginning and the mixing engineer will get 100 % out of your tracks. Even if he is going to use sample replacement.
Here are some promo videos to give you an idea what it’s about.