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Drum machine used on The Smashing Pumpkins "Shame"

Discussion in 'Drums' started by Binaural2010, Feb 3, 2010.

  1. Binaural2010

    Binaural2010 Guest

    What kind of drum machine can get that sound? Thanks for any help.:confused:
  2. Binaural2010

    Binaural2010 Guest

    anyone at all have any clue? I thought this was forums with well informed individuals.:confused:
  3. jg49

    jg49 Well-Known Member

    Yeah I guess anyone who doesn't know which drum machine the Pumpkins used on a particular cut is truly uninformed, huh. I may just wish to continue my meager existence blissfully so.
  4. Binaural2010

    Binaural2010 Guest

    I didn't ask what drum machine they used but what drum machine would produce that similar drum sound.
  5. jg49

    jg49 Well-Known Member

    Yeah I guess anyone who doesn't know which drum machine would produce a similar drum sound to that which the Smashing Pumpkins used on a particular cut is truly uninformed, huh. I may just wish to continue my meager existence blissfully so.

  6. Binaural2010

    Binaural2010 Guest

    **** you dude! I asked a simple question thinking at least someone would know drum machines on this board and could at least lead me in the right direction
  7. Binaural2010

    Binaural2010 Guest

    I found out anyways! Roland Tr-808 and also used a Kurzweil 2500
  8. jg49

    jg49 Well-Known Member

    I am so sorry but this is a snide remark, that people who don't know or choose not to answer your particular trivial question are uninformed.

    Binaural2010 "**** you dude!" This is just further proof of your social ignorance. Ask any question you like and I do truly hope you get answers but calling others uninformed is just out of line especially from someone new to the forum. Good luck.
  9. audiokid

    audiokid Staff

    I'll chime in since I have been using drum machines since 1982. That would make me one of the world oldest drum programmers lol. An informed individual at your service.
    I made a living programming and performing with midi machines and rarely use them anymore.

    There are dozens of mid level machines that sound similar and operate similar. There are a few higher end ones Like MPC's that are programmable and sample as well. They are astonishing.
    Then there are computers called DAW's that do it all. They have replaced most drum machines in the pro audio world. Programs like cubase, Sonar, Samplitude and if you really want to have fun sequencing and looping, check our Ableton Live. Its killer for looping.

    The question you are asking is outdated now because everything can be created ITB. The sounds can all be sampled and the FX are either part of the DAW software or add-on vsti/ plugins, or outboard goodies.

    The question you are asking is impossible to know or say it is only that because most everything today can be created In The Box. Asking a pro audio engineer what drum machine was used for a particular song is like asking, what computer created this web page.

    So, the best answer to your question is a drum machine that will sample or a DAW, which will do everything you are wondering and haven't discovered yet.

  10. Binaural2010

    Binaural2010 Guest

    Thanks you audiokid,VERY MUCH APPRECIATED.I didn't mean my comment to be a snide remark and if it came off that way then i am truly sorry,but on the other hand jg49 didn't have to be such a douchebag about it.If i purchase Ableton live,does it include a drum machine,drum samples that i can work with? What about Reason? Thanks again.
  11. audiokid

    audiokid Staff

    jg49 is one of the most helpful members here. After a few months hangin out here, you'll start to see it clearer.

    Try a few out. There are demo's you can download. Ableton Live has a very different approach than all the rest. Its a loopers dream. Akai has a control addon for it that is really cool. They come with sounds and sequencers. Sonar may be your best bet. Ableton is specialized in some respects.
    They all are a big learning curve. Check out some youtube videos on Sonar, Cubase , and Ableton Live. You are going to be jacked up after you start seeing whats really going on!.

    I got to say, it costs money and you are going to get hooked. We are all suffering from this here.

  12. dvdhawk

    dvdhawk Well-Known Member

    If I can offer a tip for next time you want to ask a question:

    Post a link to the song so we can hear it.

    We may recognize the sound, the machine or recording technique that created it, but not own any Pumpkins. Or we may have heard the song, but don't know it by name. You gotta give a little effort to get a little better response.

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