(image is of iPad as control surface using Digital Performer, cool huh?)
Yesterday I bought my first drumkit. It’s the least satisfying thousand bucks I’ve ever spent, partially because I don’t play drums, and partially because I kinda dread setting them up… but…
I now have drums!
So today I’m recording drums with my old buddy from Blue Cartoon, Barry Simon. And a couple things I won’t have to worry about today.
- Mics for real drums
- Getting good drum sounds
- A drummer with an attitude
I picked up a set of Roland’s V-Drums, and man have they come a long way! Now I can record Barry’s performance in both sounds and midi. Then if I want to “collective soul up” my song I can simply replace the “wilco-trapkit” with the “heavier-things-kit.” Viola!
Barry can even run the recording session with the iPad.
Let me know if you want to hear some daylies. (grin)