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Addictive Drums 2 Advanced Vol 2

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Chapter 1 : FX Page

  • Using the Delay Effect 4:05

    Using the Delay Effect

    Learn the nuances of the Delay effect and how to configure tempo synced delay effects.

  • Using the Reverb Effect 3:03

    Using the Reverb Effect

    Luke explains how to add reverb to specific channels and how to use a variety of modeled reverb effects.

  • EQ Filtered Delerb Effects 2:38

    EQ Filtered Delerb Effects

    Learn how to apply the Delerb FX (Delay & Reverb) to specific EQ ranges for more creative possibilities.

  • Master Delerb Pan & Output Settings 1:32

    Master Delerb Pan & Output Settings

    An explanation of how to adjust the global pan and output of the Delerb effect.

  • Pre-Fader/Post-Fader Delerb Settings 2:08

    Pre-Fader/Post-Fader Delerb Settings

    Learn the difference between Pre-Fader and Post-Fader output options for the Delerb effect.

  • Delerb FX Chains & Master Sends 3:34

    Delerb FX Chains & Master Sends

    Luke explains how to quickly adjust the master FX sends for the Delay and Reverb FX.

Chapter 2 : Beats Page

  • Beats Page Pt. 1 8:33

    Beats Page Pt. 1

    Luke explains how to browse through your installed MIDI grooves and manipulate your MIDI to create new grooves.

  • Beats Page Pt. 2 6:21

    Beats Page Pt. 2

    Luke explains how to adjust the relative velocity of each articulation for more control over the sound of your MIDI grooves. He then explores how to adjust the playback speed of your MIDI grooves in a variety of ways, record MIDI into AD2 to create your own custom MIDI grooves, and how to save your customized MIDI grooves to load at a later time.

Chapter 3 : Mapping Page

  • The Mapping Window 1:27

    The Mapping Window

    Not sure where the Mapping Window is located? Luke shows you how to access the Mapping Window within AD2.

  • Velocity Adjustments 6:03

    Velocity Adjustments

    Luke explores how to make velocity curve adjustments for each kit piece and how to make global velocity range adjustments. He then shows how you can use the Velocity Adjustment controls to manipulate the response of incoming MIDI.

  • MIDI Mapping Adjustments 1:05

    MIDI Mapping Adjustments

    Learn how to make custom mapping adjustments within AD2.

  • Edrum: CC Hi-Hat Settings 1:46

    Edrum: CC Hi-Hat Settings

    Luke explains the functions ofthe CC Hi-Hat Settings Panel.

  • Edrum: Chokes & Positional Sensing 3:23

    Edrum: Chokes & Positional Sensing

    An explanation of the functionality within the Chokes & Positional Sensing Panels.

  • Mapping Updates 1:48

    Mapping Updates

    Learn about the latest e-drum mapping presets for use with current drum modules.

Chapter 4 : Mixer

  • Mixer Functionality, Channel FX & Parallel Compression 5:17

    Mixer Functionality, Channel FX & Parallel Compression

    An explanation of how to use the AD2 mixer, add FX to specific channels and how to quickly apply parallel compression to your drum mix.

  • Multi-Channel Output Functions 6:30

    Multi-Channel Output Functions

    Learn how to use the default stereo routing configuration and how to route discrete channels to your DAW.

  • Separate Out vs Separate Out + Master 4:36

    Separate Out vs Separate Out + Master

    Learn how to configure multi-channel output channels with and without the master fader.

  • Pre-Fader vs. Post-Fader Output 6:34

    Pre-Fader vs. Post-Fader Output

    Luke explains the difference between the Pre-Fader and Post-Fader Multi-Channel Output configuration options.

Chapter 5 : Misc

  • Audio Recorder 4:09

    Audio Recorder

    Learn how to quickly record short snippets of audio that you can drag out of AD2.

  • Preset Snapshots 8:42

    Preset Snapshots

    An explanation of how to quickly save and recall your AD2 settings.

  • Sharing Presets 4:27

    Sharing Presets

    Luke explains how to backup and share your AD2 presets in the cloud.

Product Overview


In volume two of this advanced video tutorial series, eDrum guru Luke Oswald covers the finer nuances, more features and functions, as well as eye-opening tips and tricks for using XLN’s Addictive Drums 2 virtual instrument!

Luke begins with the FX page, Beats Page and Mappings Page and then moves on to a discussion of the mixer and how you can quickly add FX and apply parallel processing to your mixer channels.

Then you’ll see how to setup Addictive Drums 2 for Multi-Channel Output, how to use the built-in Audio Recorder, take preset “Snapshots”, backup and share your presets in the cloud and much more.

See the individual tutorial descriptions below for more info, and don’t miss your AD2 intervention… Watch “Addictive Drummer 2 Advanced Vol. 2” today!


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