Get F. Reid Shippen’s Drum Samples!
Today, we are talking with F. Reid Shippen, who has kindly given us access to his incredible selection of drum samples! F. Reid Shippen is a New Jersey-born, Nashville-based, Grammy award-winning producer/engineer/mixer. Over the course of his amazing career, Reid has mixed…
The Top 5 Most Common Drum Programming Mistakes

Drum samples and plugins have gotten so good that it’s never been a better time for realistic drum programming. As a matter of fact, it’s totally viable for solo artists to release projects with convincing programmed drums. But even with…

FREE COURSE & MULTITRACKS: Recording & Producing Drums with Matt Starr
The next free course we have for you all is: Recording & Producing Drums with Matt Starr! This course comes with multitracks as well, so make sure you download those! Click here to download the multitracks! Matt Starr is an…
The Fray “How to Save a Life” In Depth Drum Recording Breakdown
In today's video we will be going through a breakdown of the drum recording for The Fray's "How to Save a Life"! This is a very exciting song for me. When I worked on this song many years ago now,…
Kick Drum: Killer Tips for the Best Sounding Low End

The kick drum is one of the most important elements of any mix. Together with bass, it forms the backbone of a song and establishes the groove which grabs listeners’ attention. It’s a challenge to get the kick sounding its…

Drum Compression: Top Tips from the Pros

Massive. Punchy. Hard-hitting and larger-than-life. These are all words we use to describe the sounds we want out of our drums! But how do we go about getting that modern mix sound…? Drum compression is one of the key ways to…

Drum EQ Basics
In today's video we will be going over Drum EQ Basics! We also have the multitracks for you to download, so you can follow along and mix them yourself! Click here to download the multitracks! EQ is one of the…
Mixing Metal Drums with David Gnozzi
In today's video we have the opportunity to take a sneak peek at our good friend David Gnozzi's marvellous course "Recording, Mixing, and Mastering Metal." In this excerpt David teaches us all about his techniques for mixing metal drums! David…
Mixing Basics: Drums
Today, we will be going over the basics of mixing drums. We’re back with another episode of Mixing Basics. In this episode, we’re going to get into the basics of mixing Drums. If you recall in the previous episodes, we…
Analog Delay vs Digital Delay | FAQ Friday
We have a lot of very wonderful questions this week beginning with, “When would you go for an analog delay vs a digital delay?” Basically, a digital delay is an incredibly, if not a completely accurate facsimile of the sound…