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Name some examples of songs that mix 'real' instruments with simple drum loops?
Old 22nd December 2010
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Name some examples of songs that mix 'real' instruments with simple drum loops?

I'm looking for some inspiration here. I don't have a drummer, and I kind of suck at drum programming. So I'm hoping to be inspired by some songs that still used drum loops but layered real instruments and singing on top.

But I'm kind of at a loss to name any other than Portishead or something.

Anybody got some favs?
Old 22nd December 2010
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Old 23rd December 2010
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interesting
Old 23rd December 2010
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wicked game by chris isaaks

Classic Tracks: Chris Isaak's "Wicked Game"

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“I'd been doing stuff with the early Eventide H3000s and other boxes,” Needham recalls. “Sampling was still in a primitive state, but we were making loops using samples and triggering them off MIDI.

For ‘Wicked Game,’ the samples came from various 24-track outtake versions that we were never really happy with. We'd take six or seven different brush patterns and make loop patterns we could trigger off a MIDI note.”
Old 23rd December 2010
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I'm looking for some inspiration here. I don't have a drummer, and I kind of suck at drum programming. So I'm hoping to be inspired by some songs that still used drum loops but layered real instruments and singing on top.

But I'm kind of at a loss to name any other than Portishead or something.

Anybody got some favs?
have you thought about EZ drummer using midi loops - might get better results than you expect... same with Superior, BFD, Slate, Abbey Road 60's, etc - the new crop of midi loop driven drum software is pretty damn good - better than old school audio loops if for no other reason than that the midi loops are editable for fills and such...
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