Ever want to get “huge, cannon-sized” tom tracks? On this video, Joe Gilder demonstrates an approach he’s developed to do just that.
He starts with an example of a song featuring big tom sound that really fits the vibe and mood of the song, and then he loops back to his method in attaining that specific sonic signature.
It’s not just a matter of working with reverb and EQ, but rather a more involved (but still quite straightforward) process that he’s developed after a lot of work and experimentation.
And he also touches on what not to do…
Joe Gilder is a Nashville-based engineer, musician, and producer who also provides training and advice at the Home Studio Corner. Note that Joe also offers highly effective training courses, including Understanding Compression and Understanding EQ.