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Old 30th September 2007
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Originally Posted by planet red View Post
A big part of the drum sound is that (other then Dave Grohl) the drums were tracked seperate from the cymbals.
I don't really know why they do it like that- it SOUNDS like they did it that way- very unnatural how the cymbals have an entirely different sonic signature to them, imho.
They float over the rest of the kit- don't mesh at all- well that is how it sounds to me.

I'm a huge fan of QOTSA and the Ginger Elvis but this is one thing that I just don't get.