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Vocoder Drumming Instagram Video

Found some 2006 footage of a NI Vokator 'drums processed by vocoder' experiment. Tonight re-assigned midi to Waves Morphoder and this was the result. Groove is 11/8 or 4/4 + 3/8. I wish they would bring back Vokator. A post shared by Jon Mattox (@jonmattox) on Nov 2, 2014 at […]

  Hand technique is like anything else. Use it or lose it. Before jumping into composing or recording, most mornings I’ll run through some sticking exercises, rudimental drumming, coordination patterns, and sight reading to keep in shape. The above video features improvised flams and flam taps, and few other rudimentary […]

Here’s the first drumming video that I put on YouTube. It started from an improvised melodic tom theme that spoke to me as I was experimenting with some Factory Metal Percussion instruments. Those big grey circular cymbals are prototype Gothic Radius instruments. They sound incredible, a blast of white noise […]

Cajon improvisation with 3 JZ BT-201 microphones

It’s no secret that I love JZ microphones from Latvia. When I first received the trio of BT-201 microphones, a did all kinds of tests and shootouts. Here’s a short little video featuring a Meinl cajon recorded with 3 BT-201s. The mics capture the woody-ness of the instrument along with […]

An excerpt from a recording session I did for composer/arranger John Sawoski. 8:15am is never to early to rock out. These are raw tracks (no plugins on the individual channels), ¬†with just a little love from the Vertigo VSC-2 Compressor by Brainworx on the master bus in Pro Tools. All […]