Surgical Listening VS Big Picture Listening | Dylan Wissing
Theme Of This Episode
Dylan specializes in drumming in recording real drums for hip-hop, pop, and anything that needs really specific sounds. He walks us through why it took over 2 days to find the perfect sounds for a 6 note loop for Girl On Fire, by Alicia Keys.
Dylan Wissing exploded onto the international scene drumming on Alicia Keys’ smash hit “Girl on Fire.” His credits include drum tracks for Kanye West, Drake, John Legend, Eminem, Jay Z, Rick Ross, Fabulous, Needtobreathe and many more. Drawing from a huge collection of instruments, both cutting-edge modern and crusty vintage, Dylan records and creates videos from his own Triple Colossal Studios in Hoboken, New Jersey.
What You’ll Learn From This Episode
- What is Surgical Listening
- Why it’s worth spending 2 days finding sounds
- When to program, and when to record
- Why to hit your cymbals quieter
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