Best place to get drum tracks in 2019 (doesn't have to be free)

Discussion in 'Playing and Technique' started by Colamander, Apr 5, 2019.

  1. Colamander

    Colamander Member

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    I'm looking to get drum tracks to play some bass/guitar over. Where are the best places to get them? I'd be willing to pay if they're good. Could be songs, or just generic backing tracks.

    No YouTube vids - I'm looking for files I can pop into a DAW to record if I'm in the mood.
     
  2. guitarjazz

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    Drum Genius has pretty awesome grooves.
    I'm sure you can by more sophisticated loop packages.
     
  3. Bluesful

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    Drum Genius is awesome, but can you import the audio files into a DAW?

    I've never tried.
     
  4. guitarjazz

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    I've never tried but I supposed you could use an 1/8 cable and record the audio into a DAW.
     
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  5. vintagelove

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    I have to say, as someone who made way too many drum tracks for clients over the years using ez/superior drummer, etc. the new drummer feature in logic is awesome. Enter the arrangement (intro verse etc) hit create drummer, and boom, the whole song is done, fills and all.

    Can I make better? Yes. Ya gonna pay me by the hour to make it....

    Long story short, if you already own a Mac, Logic is a smart buy.

    That being said, superior drummer 3 is great, and the midi is better than ever.
     
  6. guitarjazz

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    A place like Sweetwater is rolling in drum loops. Have you looked there?
     
  7. Colamander

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    Thanks for this. I don't have a Mac... so maybe I'll give ez/superior drummer a try
     
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  9. cosmic_ape

    cosmic_ape Supporting Member

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    If you're interested in recording, you could get the Steven Slate drums plugin. Drum loops for hours!
     
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  10. Wag

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    I've use Beta Monkey drum loops on several of my project tunes. Have been extremely pleased with the results.

    All loops are analogs of real drums....nothing digital.

    https://betamonkey.com/


    I built the drum track for this tune using Beta Monkey Drum Werks I
     
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  11. dewey decibel

    dewey decibel Supporting Member

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    I agree, the drummer in Logic is good. I bought some NI Abbey Road Drummer packs for the sounds, but also prefer the "grooves" and fills they have. I just drag and drop them into my DAW and then cut them up to get what I want. I did this with the Abbey Road kits/loops:

     

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