What is the online drums recording service?
It is a service created for musicians, producers or composers who need to record drums for their songs. Taking advantage of new technologies, we can do it from our studio with the highest quality, and send the tracks to anywhere in the world. That way you save up to 70% of the costs, getting a professional sound.
What studio gear do you use for the recordings?
The best: Neve, API, Neumann, Coles, AKG, Shure … you can check it here: https://www.tonimateos.
Who is the drummer?
Toni Mateos. He has more than 25 years of experience and more than 300 recorded albums (John Legend, Alejandro Sanz, Antonio Orozco, Pastora Soler …) He also has a wide career as a tour musician (Miguel Bosé, Juanes, Paul Carrack, Franco de Vita …) and TV shows (The Voice Spain)
We have 4 different plans that fit all budgets. The cheapest has a cost of 60 euros per song. You can see our price plans here.
My country's currency is not the euro, is that a problem?
No. Our payment systems accept all currencies.
What is the difference between the different price plans?
There are no differences with the sound quality. They all sound relly great! The difference is in the number of takes you will receive, and in the possibility of making modifications after receiving the recording.
How is payment made?
By Paypal, bank transfer, Bizum or Western Union.
Can we talk about the details before recording?
Of course. We would love to contact you (Skype, Whatsapp …) and go into details about what kind of sound you like.
Do you offer satisfaction guarantee?
Absolutely. If you are not satisfied, we will refund 100% of your money.
How will I receive the recording?
Upon payment, you will receive a Wetransfer link to download all the tracks.
Do you send a stereo mix?
No, we send a multitrack recording, ready to mix by you.
Are the tracks processed with some type of EQ, compression or effect?
No. You will receive the “raw” tracks.
Will I receive the tracks edited?
Yes, quantized with “Beat detective” so that they are perfectly on time and without errors. Ready to mix.
How many tracks will I receive?
Approximately 20: three of bass drum, three of snare, three of toms, one of hi-hat, six of overheads (three stereo pairs), two of cymbals and two of room (stereo pair).
Why do you send so many tracks?
So you can choose the microphones you like best.
What format are the drum tracks? Are they compatible with my DAW?
We will send you mono files in wav format, fully compatible with any recording and mixing software (Pro Tools, Logic, Cubase, Reason …)
What will be the bit / sample rate of the tracks?
The one you decide.
Can I receive a free sample of your tracks?
Of course. Click here and download our sample tracks.
If there is something about the recording that I don't like, can I modify it?
Yes, with our Silver and Gold plans.
How will I know the microphones and preamps that you have used in my recording?
You will receive a recording sheet where we will explain the mics, preamps and AD/DA converter that we have used for each channel. Depending on the plan you choose, you will also receive an explanatory video where we will show you the position of the microphones.
What should I send you to start recording my song?
Few things: a stereo audio file in wav format of your song WITHOUT DRUMS; a stereo audio file in wav format of your song ONLY DRUMS (midi programming, loops, etc …); The bit / sample rate of your project; The exact tempo in BPMs
I have a song almost finished, but I have not programmed the drums. This is a problem?
No, we can “compose” the drums of your song. Contact us and let’s go into details.
I have a song with programmed drums (midi, loops ...). Can you copy it exactly?
Yes, no problem.
Should I record my song with a metronome (click)?
Should my production be finished (the rest of the instruments) before sending you my demo?
Not at all.
What styles can they record?
Most: pop, rock, funk, jazz, blues, swing, R&B, hip hop, rap, folk, country, ballad, salsa, samba, bossa nova, Latin rhythms, etc … At the moment we do not record metal.
How long does it take to receive the tracks?
Usually, between 5 and 7 business days. On many occasions we will be able to send them to you before that period. We may suffer small delays promptly, although in this case we will notify you in advance.