Ever wondered what technology lies behind Alive Drumming's smart web services? Here's the gist -
's smart web services have been engineered in the Elixir programming language. The web service supplies Alive Drumming's fully arranged rhythm tracks
constructed from multiple takes of long-form audio of very talented drummers.
Simply put, this service
- Parses a web request,
- Determines the arrangement structure of the requested track,
- Creates the audio-engineering scripts to splice slices of the long-form audio into the re
Short answer - Any will do just fine!.
They all have exactly the same functionality
. Song Rhythm Tracks
app tends to be the first when a new release comes out but the Sampler apps
follow shortly afterwards.
Everything described on the website, in the videos, tutorials and user guides applies equally to the Song Rhythm Tracks
app and the Sampler apps
Choose your factory tracks
Each of the apps comes with a different set of inbuilt factory tracks.
Song Rhythm Tracks
has about 5 tracks. This helps new users immediately get the idea of the app. They can easily be deleted by swiping each left one at a time and there are only about 5 of them.
have more inbuilt factory tracks, abou
We have hand-picked some of our favourite F.A.Q.s about Alive Drumming and Song Rhythm Tracks.
They do, don’t they! And for a number of reasons:
- Great Recordings of Great Drummers – Song Rhythm Tracks are arranged from careful studio recordings of excellent drummers. They are not constructed from midi files fitting together “samples” from single drum hits to form a mechanical style but rather multiple longer-form full recordings by
If we don't already include a particular rhythm, we would like to work with a drummer to include it. This involves making high-quality audio recordings of the drumming at multiple tempos including multiple shots and fills used in turnarounds. The audio recording will be analyzed to identify where the various aspects occur and the preference level of each occurrence. This is the basis for Alive Drumming to incorporate additional rhythms into their Song Rhythm Tracks. If you are a drummer and have a rhythm you'd like to be represented please email <a href="mailto:feedback@alive-drumm
Alive Drumming hosts some sample Song Rhythm Tracks and a user-contributed mixes group at HearThisAt, the audio hosting service providing great user and social facilities. Please contribute your own mixes to the Song Rhythm Tracks User Group at HearThisAt.
Hear this set of sample Jazz and Blues Song Rhythm Tracks at HearThisAt
All Musicians! New Musicians; Experienced Musicians; Great Musicians;
Really, any musician including Pianists, Guitarists, Horn Players, Singers and even Drummers.
The tracks can be used for practice, jamming, gigging and cutting a release.
They cover a wide selection of musical genres with 1000's of rhythms available.
They are best for musicians who play songs or 'numbers' and wish to have an inspiring rhythmic accompaniment that fits the song they are playing, both rhythmically and the musical form.
They are particularly useful for music teachers and students a
Alive Drumming grants license to remix its tracks. That is, you can take the Song Rhythm Tracks audio, mix with your own content, and sell that mix as your own work without paying a fee to Alive Drumming.
Alive Drumming prohibits resale or redistribution of its un-mixed, original Song Rhythm Tracks. You cannot sell or give away these tracks unless you mix them into a new creative piece of work.
Alive Drumming appreciates artistic attribution but does not require attribution in your remixed works. You do not need to attribute Alive Dr
We support all the popular, essential song forms by name - 12 bar blues, 16 bar tunes, 32-bar A1A2 and 32-bar AABA, and about 30 other less common also by name. The list is increasing! We also support identifying these same song forms using stick notation. This simply specifies section lengths in bars, for example, '8|8/8|8', where 'bridge' sections are preceded by a '/' instead of '|'.
Additionally, we support user-defined song forms using stick notation, repeats, and concatenation of up to four (4) parts</