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Please help me get my drums to sound like this...
Old 3rd August 2005
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Please help me get my drums to sound like this...


I'm trying to mix some drums that I got from a custom drum track recording service.

I haven't had much experience doing this, and am struggling to get a sound happening.

The drum service sent a stereo mix of the drums as well as the nine individual drum tracks, and for practice, I am trying to match the sound of their mix.

I have made two mp3 snippets of the drums - Mix A is their mix, and MIx B is mine. The takes are actually slightly different, but the sounds should be the same (same session, same mics etc).

Can you please offer your advice as how I can get my mix to sound more like theirs? Any specific info would help i.e. boost kick by 3db at 80hz, cut at 380 by 3db etc.

Here are the links - the files are 192kb, but less than 150k each in size:

Also, if anyone near Sydney Australia would be willing to let me sit in on a few mixing sessions, especially when mixing drums, I'd would really appreciate it (I make a mean coffee!!!).


best regards

Shaun Thomson
Old 30th December 2005
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No4PCs's Avatar
🎧 15 years

Please, see this link, i hope help you in something.

In my personal view i think you need mix how you feel your music...
No rules, we talking about music, having fun, enjoy the beats...
Peace and Happy New Year.
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