Cutting individual tracks from CDs

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  1. bhefner89

    bhefner89 Member

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    Does anyone know how to go about ripping individual tracks from production cds? I'm looking to rip the drum track off a particular Zeppelin song to use as a background for a personal recording (no commercial use)
     
  2. blueguitar322

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    Unless you have the actual 2" tape that has the individual tracks on it, you won't get anything close to what you're looking for.

    There are ways to get rid of the stuff panned equally L/R (usually vocals, bass, kick, snare) but that's something different.
     
  3. russ6100

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    You mean individual instrument tracks?

    That's impossible.

    Sometimes, it is possible, with the aid of software, to "remove" the vocal track (sort of ). This is done with phase cancellation and is very inconsistent.

    You could conceivably "remove" other instruments with similar techniques but not with any real accuracy of consistency.

    After all, all that individual track information is not transferred along to the CD, it's 2 track stereo.
     
  4. Sunbreak Music

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    Ain't happenin' unless you can make a groove clip of sorts from a section that only features the drums.

    There are plenty of loop Cds available, including some that sound like Bonzo--much easier route.
     
  5. bhefner89

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    thanks a lot for the information; I was thinking that this may be the case
     

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