In this song, Despacito-cover by J. Fla on Youtube, at the chorus(starting at min 1:00), it sounds to me that beat 1, and 3 have different pitches; one is lower than the other. Is that the pitches of the kick drums or is that the sound of another bass instrument which makes that feel. If that's the drum sound, so are they playing 2 different kick drums?

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    Sounds like the synthesised bass to me, but this site really isn't for analysis of parts of songs, and will likely be closed. – Tim Dec 28 '17 at 11:19
  • To me it's clearly the different bass notes that are played at the same time as the kick drum that create the illusion of two different kick sounds. – Todd Wilcox Dec 28 '17 at 18:11

This could be the case of a partly synthesized drum set. The drum you are thinking is a second bass drum is a small one that amplifies the snare. This may not be synthesized but it sounds like it has been.

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