Kaz Rodriguez

Pink Noise


KAZ RODRIGUEZS’ DRUMS were recorded a the THE POOL studio in LONDON. This a very large live room with fairly hard surfaces. The drums were setup, more or less in the middle of the room. Being a big room there isn’t much in the way of early reflections, but the hard surfaces provide a nice big ambience that appears almost separate from the drums.

Kazs’ sound is fairly modern and his playing very detailed and fast so it was important to try and capture some of this detail and keep the reverb of the room under control, whilst still painting a big sound. To help we set screens around the drums, to stop some of the diffuse reverb spilling in to the close microphones, but also recorded plenty of room sound. The result is a surprisingly upfront and dry drum kit, that  can be mixed with the room microphones for a sense of space rather than size as required by the groove and the context. The Pool complimented Kaz’s style superbly.

Recording  was fairly standard, in terms of microphones, and Neve 1079 preamps and eq was used on the way in to the computer. Mix wise a few Neve eqs were employed along with variety harmonic distortion processors, and parallel compression to keep the drums from being dwarved in a mix, but without going the whole hog and leaving the user pasted in to a corner down the line. We succsesfully fount the balance between the drums sounding great out the box, but leaving you the room to process further as you require.



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- Instant Download, File Size: 7.26 GB
- 100% Royalty Free
- High Quality 24 Bit 48 KHZ Audio
- WAV, REX and AIFF (Apple Loops) Formats






TECH SPECS

LOOPS

- 238 Loops @ High Quality - 24 Bit 48 KHZ Stereo. From 90 bpm to 170 bpm. REX, WAV & AIFF (Apple Loops).

- 1 multitrack session, with audio files to use on any DAW for you to create your own mix or record your music or drums within the session.

41 channels of separate audio tracks recorded in pristine 24 bit/48 kHz audio to use on any DAW allowing you to mix every element of Kaz's drum kit & song, including kick, snare, toms, overheads, room mics, guitar, keyboards, etc...

- 1 Mixed Stereo Song, including:

* Drumless Version.

* Only Drums Version.

* Full song.


SAMPLES

- 1950 MULTI VELOCITY SAMPLES 

2 snares, 1 kick, 3 toms & 8 cymbals.

6 different mixes:

TIGHT - NATURAL - LOUD - OVER HEADS - ROOM - LOFI & DISTORTED.

- 27 ONE SHOT SAMPLES


PRESETS

Ableton Drum Rack, BATTERY, MASCHINE 2, KONTAKT & Steven Slate Trigger.




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