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How To Map Roland's V-Drums Perfectly To Your DAW's Drum Instrument
Open up whole new worlds of recording and performance possibilities by connecting your MIDI drum kit to your virtual instruments. Matt Vanacoro shows you how to do it right.
Oct. 23, 2019
4 Tips For Tweaking Electronic Drums To Sound Real
Using electronic drums doesn't mean they have to sound robotic. Here are 4 top tips to help you add a human feel to your sampled or synthesized beats.
Jan. 13, 2019
Using A MIDI Drum Kit To Trigger Virtual Drum Instrument Plug-Ins
Combining hardware and virtual worlds can give you the best of both - a live performance feel with total control over the drum sounds. Joe Albano is your guide to making it happen.
Jul. 10, 2018
A Music Producer's Guide To Quantizing MIDI
Quantizing is incredibly useful but there's more to it than just whacking on some random value. Here is G.W Childs with his guide to the core resolutions that will help you tighten up your EDM.
G.W. Childs IV
Mar. 7, 2018
Everything Producers Need To Know About Drum Maps
If drum maps seem confusing and mysterious, fear not! Joe Albano is here to demystify the ways in which different systems and setups deal with translating drums to your MIDI keyboard.
Oct. 23, 2017
Producing Drums: 4 Tips to Make it Sound Real
With so many of us working directly with drum sample libraries, here's four quick tips on how to make your drums sound real when you don't have the budget to hire Lars Ulrich.
Mar. 16, 2016
5 Mistakes To Avoid When Programming Drums
When programming drum patterns, especially if you're trying to emulate a live drum performance, there are some things you just shouldn't do. Here's five tips from Joe Albano to make your drums shine.
Nov. 16, 2015
Preparing for a Mix: Adjusting Musical Hit Points for a Slide Bass Part
There's plenty of useful tips and tricks for getting the timing of your productions just right in Eyal Amir's new Cubase video course. Here's one video showing how to musically adjust hit points.
Mar. 28, 2015
Fixing Drums using Flex in Logic Pro
Flex editing in Logic 9 can correct timing errors, stretch out vocals, adjust the groove of an audio recording and much more. In this article Mike Watkinson uses flex to quantize a sloppy drum part.
Oct. 30, 2011
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