One of the main reasons for grouping your drums is that it allows you to process that group as a whole. There are many benefits to this and adding processing to a whole group makes the individual elements in the group slightly more cohesive. In other words they work together better.
Lets have a quick look at grouping drums.
The All important kick drum
I wanted the first educational post to be about the kick drum - arguably the most important part of a dance record. If your kick drum doesn't fit then your track is doomed from the outset. The kick is the holy grail of dance music production so get some good samples which fit your style of music.
At the end of the day if you start out your productions with poor samples then you are going to end up with a poor track. You can polish a piece of shit all you want, it just becomes a shiny piece of shit.
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