Drum Software - impossible task??

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  1. Angus1968

    Angus1968 Member

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    Are there any drum software programs out there where you can import an actual song, say an MP3 song, and it somehow can mimic the drum pattern to use as a base, rather than having to create one from scratch?
     
  2. Pwrmac7600

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    Not that I am aware of, but you could always search for midi version of that songs, and pull the drum track out of the midi in your DAW.
     
  3. lucidspoon

    lucidspoon Senior Member

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    You could check here: http://www.guitarbackingtrack.com/ Sometimes, they have tracks with just drums for certain songs. Or you might be able to find a generic one that sounds close.

    Or Superior Drummer is on crazy sale at Sweetwater (last day today), and they have several expansions on sale. Could likely find something close in one of those.
     
  4. Static

    Static Senior Member

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    We have a copy of Addictive Drums at the studio and it is very decent in general, but in reality it is a real pain to use because of all the fiddling around trying to craft a realistic drum track. I too wish there was an easier way.
     
  5. cybermgk

    cybermgk Singin' the body lectric Premium Member V.I.P. Member

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    It's called use a real drummer
     
  6. LPSGME

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    There's a plugin called Drum Extract that might accomplish what the OP is trying to do:
    http://www.yellownoiseaudio.com

    With mostly the drum track extracted, a drum trigger plugin like Addictive Trigger could also be used to replace the original drums: https://www.xlnaudio.com/addictivetrigger

    In fact Addictive Trigger's 'audio fingerprint' function might even be able to pull the drum triggers out of a full mix.
     
  7. dmoss74

    dmoss74 Senior Member

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    i love addictive drums. it's very easy (imho) to use. you can get basic patterns for verses/choruses/bridges, etc, then write any of your own fills, or use any of the canned ones they have.

    i'll even setup a separate track sometimes and play fills (on the keyboard) and then just cut and paste them in.

    the worst section of the program is the jazz beats/fills. they're too vanilla. most of any other type is useful, like rock, funk, blues, r&b. they all have decent starting points. and there are quite a few sets of drums to play/edit.

    is it perfect? no; but without having a drummer on call, it's quite beneficial to me.

    back to the op. someone mentioned looking for midi files of other songs. that's a good idea. i have found some very nice ones that go right into addictive drums.

    or there you go. i didn't know xln had this. that could be the ticket.
     
  8. LPSGME

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    "With audio fingerprint you can capture the parts you are interested in while ignoring the part that you don't want."

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GTPolZ7NfLg[/ame]
     

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