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Creating Drum Loops for Sessions.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eric Kambestad May 14, 2010. 3 Replies


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Chad Melchert replied to Chad Melchert's discussion Creating Drum Loops for Sessions.
"Thanks so much Dave, I really appreciate the input. I do agree on the static drum loop idea, it can really take over and do quite the opposite and lock the song into a feel that isn't appropriate. The new Roland SPD 30 is very cool, it allows…"
May 13, 2010
Dave Bechtel replied to Chad Melchert's discussion Creating Drum Loops for Sessions.
"Hey Chad, A lot of guys use Stylus. MPCs are still used quite a bit. Reason can be cool. There are a few guys that I work with that have made a modest investment in a small PT-LE rig and will cook up some cool loops and perc beds while the rest of…"
May 13, 2010
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Creating Drum Loops for Sessions.

Hi Everyone. Here is my question.I am doing alot of sessions and sometimes the producer will have loops prepared and I find it helps steer the song in a direction very quickly. I don't mean a hip hop groove on every cut but sometimes merely a shaker and conga. I am wanting to contribute these loops on the spot when I feel I have a good idea or the track needs to steer in a direction. What do you drummers use to create a loop quickly while in session? SPD30? software based? Any ideas would be…See More
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I am relatively new to Nashville and am enjoying the amazing and diverse musical community. I am originally from Canada and have make the move to Nashville to play with "Big Machine Records" artist Adam Gregory. I have been fortunate enough to have a very successful live and studio career in Canada for 17 years. I am endorsed with Sonor Drums, Sabian Cymbals, Vic Firth Sticks, Powerwrist Builders, Woodshed Percussion, Rhythm Tech Percussion, and Audio Technica Microphones. I look forward to meeting all members in due time either at a session or at a show.
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At 4:27pm on November 30, 2010, Bret Teegarden gave Chad Melchert a gift
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At 10:30am on September 18, 2009, Woodshed Percussion said…
Thanks for posting the pics with the Adam Gregory head that blue pic!

Thanks again for giving Woodshed a shot!

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