‘The Big Room Theory’ Breaks were recording in a historical recording facility in the NoHo Arts District of Southern California. Because the room is as important as the instrument and the musician that plays it, the idea going in was simple… “Set up and capture drums in the legendary BIG ROOM where many legends had recorded decades ago (including the likes of Marvin Gaye, Aretha Franklin, Michael Jackson and Earth, Wind & Fire).
To that end, the deed was done when BBoyTech got with professional drummer, Dominic Feedman, to record the sessions that would become ‘The Big Room Theory’ Breaks.
The drum set was mic’d both close (on individual drums), with two overhead mics and a room mic in the big live room. This configuration allowed for the resulting recording to take on the rooms characteristics as much as it would allow for capturing the richness of the drum set.
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The drum kit
- 20″ Maple kick drum
- Pearl Maple free floating snare
- Slingerland Gene Krupa 1960s Chrome Over Brass snare
- 13″ zildjian hybrid hi-hats
- Sabian O-Zone 16″ crash cymbal
The recording chain
- SSL preamps and eq
- SSL 9000j board
- API preamps and EQs
- 1073 Preamps
- light CL1B compressors
- tape saturation
- 28 Samples: 14 (x2) original drum breaks
- unprocessed and lo-fi versions included
- Format: WAV
- Compatibility: All DAWS
- License: Royalty Free
- Delivery: Download instantly after purchase.
- Price: $20