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Re: Realistic drum programming/recording for songs



On Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 1:23 PM, Buzap Buzap <buzap@gmx.net> wrote:
> The hard quantization seems counter-intuitive but I guess it makes sense

That has been my "hard earned" experience. It is all about the
accents. Total control over and expressiveness through the accents!!!

> - though I think that shifting i.e. hihat notes a bit gives the drum 
> pattern either drive or layed-back feeling.
>

Yes. Lots of educational examples is to be found on record with
drummers like Stuart Copeland and Bill Bruford.

Here it is also interesting to analyze "The Rolling Stones
Phenomenon"; several ensemble members stretching the timing into
different directions but still not falling out of the groove. No
randomization algorithm can fake that :-)

Greetings from Sweden

Per Boysen
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