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The Art of Drum Layering

The Art of Drum Layering

The complete lowdown on modern drum layering techniques from audio guru, Eddie Bazil
$16.99 USD


Now in its second edition, fully revised with new projects and updated techniques!

Ever wanted to know how top beat producers create their unique drums sounds? Looking to create thick and chunky snares, deep booming kick drums and tight crispy hats? Frustrated because producers rarely give up these secrets in any great detail?

The Art of Drum Layering’ is a comprehensive ebook dedicated entirely to teaching you the secret art of layering drum sounds. It contains over 150 easy-to-follow pages with screen shots, audio clips and step-by-step examples to help explain all concepts, ensuring that you’ll be layering drums like a pro within hours. We cover everything from basic concepts like understanding frequencies and how to recognise certain percussive sounds, right through to advanced beat layering techniques using audio editors and sequencers to transform simple acoustic sounds into beefed-up club sounds.

Packed with countless tips and tricks and helpful do’s & don’ts, this ebook is one of a kind and guaranteed to fast track your beat making skills in no time. The definitive E-book on layering drums and a must have book for any beat makers library. Available to download instantly after purchase.

Now in its second edition, fully revised with new projects and updated techniques!

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Technical Specification:

Technical Specifications

  • Contents: 154 page PDF book with 133 audio files
  • Format: PDF & WAV
  • Compatibility: Works with PC & Mac and any audio software or hardware
  • Author: Eddie Bazil
  • Delivery: Download instantly after purchase.
  • Price: $16.99

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"This is TRUTH in music, this is REAL informational MEAT!! I bought EQ'ing and Drum Layering... Beginning producers, it is a must have!! I want to thank your team for sharing the TRUTH which is so many times hidden in the Music Industry..."
Ben Blank,

"I must commend you on your efforts. Easy to understand tutorials and great exercises. Simply stunning! It is really helping me get my head around things. Thank you for all your selfless teachings."
Adrian Thomas

"The Art of Drum Layering is definitely a good tutorial. It's concentred around differents technique of drum layering but it also give you a map to know what will layer with what."
Debergue Olivier, French Guiana

"The 'Art of Drum Layering' book is great. Everything is really easy to understand. Nice and simple."
Bryan Medina, Mammouth Lakes, USA

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Product FAQs

What Is An Ebook?

An ebook is an electronic book that you can read on your computer (or on a PDA, mobile phone, ebook reader, etc). Our ebooks also include folders of example files that allow you to recreate the tutorials as you read them. Our ebooks can be downloaded instantly after purchase and can be opened using any free PDF reader, such as Adobe Acrobat Reader software (most PCs already have this installed), or the built in 'Preview' PDF reader found in all Macs, iPhones and iPads.

How do I use this book?

First, open up the ebook in your computer - it reads just like any standard book. Inside you'll find a number of chapters which contain step-by-step tutorials. Each chapter comes with example files, so as you progress through a particular tutorial, load up the tutorial sounds in your computer sequencing/editing software (e.g. Soundforge, Cubase, etc) and recreate the examples step-by-step.

Do I need specific software installed on my computer to use this book?

No, the principles discussed in the book will work with any sequencing or sample editing software.

Is this ebook available in paper format?

No, this ebook is only available in digital (format, which can be read on all computers and most portable media devices, such as smart phones, tablets, laptops and ebook readers. If you need a paper copy, you can of course print the book directly from your computer, or for our larger books, through stores such as Staples and Kinkos.

Can I make backup copies of my ebook?

Yes, once downloaded it's just like any other computer file and can be copied to a back up disk.

Is this book only for MPC users?

No, this book has been written for ANY music producer, regardless of the equipment or software used, and any principle explained in this book can be used with any hardware or software you may have. 

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Why not buy 'The Beat Production Suite'? This contains all 7 ebooks in this series and saves you $35.68 compared to buying each ebook individually!
The Beat Production Suite contains the following 7 ebooks:
  • The Art of Drum Layering
  • Mixing Simplified
  • EQ: Uncovered
  • The Low End
  • Drum Beat Construction
  • The Beat Production Bible
  • Creative Effects - The Definitive Guide For Producers
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