The Art of Drum Layering presents a detailed and thorough exploration of the processes and techniques involved in layering drum sounds. With audio and image files accompanying all the examples, this book demystifies the technical and creative processes involved in mastering the confusing subject of drum layering.
Detailed explanations of all processes used understanding frequencies and sound, the constituents and manipulation of the sound's dynamics, processes such as EQ and compression, a thorough exploration of effects and how to use them to shape drum sounds, the enigma that is filtering the Art of Drum Layering leaves no stone unturned.
The Art of Drum Layering also addresses the thinking and creative processes required to develop simple drum beats into fully focused 'songs', employing an explanation of the elements used and how they are best layered for optimum effect.
Irrespective of your music genre, this book is a must if you are serious about the building blocks for genre based drum sound management.