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Mike Chav Drumkits: The Drum Arsenal Volume 1

Posted by Ms.Tris On September - 21 - 2011

Wonderful morning to you! My work week is getting started today. I’ve been handling a few other business matters, and I’m excited to get back on the music.

I am also happy to write about the new goodies I am using. I can never have too many drumkits. I’ve come across many over the years, and have even made my own. As I advance to the engineering side of music, I know it’s all about frequencies! When I find the perfect kit which is has every wav sound eq’d, and sitting within the right frequency range, I am pleased.

Image from www.mikechav.com

I have posted about an engineer I heard about a couple years ago, Mike Chav. Mike has mixed, engineered,produced, tracked, and played guitar on many of my favorite projects. His list of credits is extensive. Here are a few projects he’s been involved in:
Snoop Dogg – “Heartbreaker”
Mixing
Stat Quo – “Penthouse Condo
Producer w/ Boi-1da, Guitar
Erykah Badu – “New Amerykah Pt 2: Return of the Ankh”
Executive Producer, Engineer, Tracking, Mixing
Erykah Badu – “New Amerykah Pt 1:4th World War”
Executive Producer, Engineer, Tracking, Mixing
Guilty Simpson – “Ode to the Ghetto”
Tracking, Mixing
Dr. Dre – “Dyin Words” off of “Detox” + other untitled tracks
Engineer, Guitar/Bass
Jay Electronica – “Act I: Eternal Sunshine (The Pledge)”
Producer, Engineer
Pharoahe Monche – “Revenge”, “Cops Comin”, “Evil Eyes”, “Desire”, “So Good”, “Body Baby”, “When The Gun Draws” off of “Desire”
Engineer, Mixing, Guitar, Programming
Snoop Dogg – “Beat Up On Your Pads” off of “The Blue Carpet Treatment”
Engineer
The Game – “Around The World (feat. Jamie Foxx” off of “The Doctors Advocate”
Engineer, Production, Additional Mixing

Wow! That’s past impressive. Recently Mike has branched into tutorials, and (drumroll please) DRUMKITS :). Talk about a break for thousands of producers like me/us. Kits straight from an industry engineer. This is no hand me down, third party, mp3 crap either. The kit’s include high quality, ready to go wav files, hand picked,and mixed by Mike with contributions from other industry producers.

This is the first post of an ongoing category. I am starting with “Drum Arsenal Vol. 1 :Swiss Army Kit”. Site description:
The Drum Arsenal Vol. 1 features 97 high quality wavs of exclusive samples created by Mike Chav, for MikeChav.com. This collection of sounds has been created with the approach of a producer and the technical skill of an engineer, using the highest quality analog and digital signal processing. Creativity and fidelity is paramount here. We do not follow the trends, we make them!

This package includes:

• Kicks and Booms

• Snares and Claps

• Hats, Shakers and Cymbals

• Toms, Percussion and FX
*(THESE SOUNDS ARE COMPLETELY DIFFERENT THAN WHAT IS IN THE PROMO KIT!)
Start your songs and beats off right, replace drums in existing material – surpass the “industry standard”!!!
Here is a link to the FREE Promotional Kit to get you started:
Mike Chav Welcome Back Promo Kit

Check out my tester to hear a few of the included drum sounds. I have left the percussion levels up so you can hear how crystal clear, and precisely eq’d they are. This is straight from Maschine no extra plug ins. (*piano sample not included in kit and used only for demonstration purposes*):

Tester Beat “Drum Arsenal 1” by MsTrisMusic (maschine)

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Although I made a quick hiphop beat,you can tell this kit could easily be a “go to kit” for various genres including rock,or pop.
“Drum Arsenal Vol. 1 :Swiss Army Kit”
Nice!
Happy Beat Making To All!`
Pz Til Later..

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