In this tutorial, Kermode will show you the powerful advantage of how to tune your drums with the Frequency Shifter.

Tuning your drums to your music is an essential skill for professional sounding drums. With this technique, you will be ahead of the pack in your abilities to hone in on the root of a drum, then tune it to your song.

Sometimes using the Transpose knob of a clip to tune your drums can affect high-end fidelity of your drums, and in this tutorial Kermode explains why it’s advantageous to use Frequency Shifter, and why it has become an integral tool in his own drum mix downs.

You can practice this technique by downloading 5 free snare samples from Kermode, all marked with root note, at the top of this blog post. Just enter your email address and they’re yours!

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