Should You Tune Your Kick?

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In this video, Kirk Degiorgio takes on the age-old argument of whether you should tune your kicks to the key of your track.

Here we demonstrate why it can cause issues due to ‘phase cancellation’ and look at ways of solving this problem, and also why there are times when tuning percussion can really help.

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00:00 – Introduction
01:02 – Example
04:06 – Phase Cancellation
08:28 – Resolving the issue
10:15 – When Should You Tune Your Percussion?

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