Looking for someone to drum to R.E.M. Cover

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Looking for someone to drum to R.E.M. Cover

Post by elpantalla » January 19th, 2007, 4:18 pm

Hey, I recently recorded an REM cover of Gardening At Night, I am looking for somebody who could record a beat to it.

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Post by Ignar Hillström » February 21st, 2007, 4:14 pm

A bit late but what the heck, if you record to a metronome I'll add a drumtrack to it for you.
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Post by Misanthrope » February 21st, 2007, 4:20 pm

Here's an idea I just picked up recently and tinkered with a bit (I have yet to put it into practice properly, but looks promising from little test runs):

Find a guitar pro or powertab version with drums, and edit as required. Export just the drum track as a MIDI file and use that to play VSTi drums with a sequencer. I used a friends copy of Groove agent as the VSTi, but there are some free ones out there, and Reaper as the sequencer (still in trial, but only $40ish after 30 days).

Nice and cheap drums, not too much hassle, and really quite good. Using the tab gives you a good headstart too, so it doesn't take forever to get right :wink:

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