How NOT To Use Drum Samples

This is not another video rant about why drum samples suck. I like drum samples. I use them. Most mixers do. 

But I’ve noticed an annoying trend lately where drum samples are being used without any taste or skill – even on pretty big records – and the result is not fun to listen to. 

Here are a few examples of how to use drum samples well, and how to mess it up badly.