Chapter 1 : Drum MIDI Basics
Luke outlines what you?ll learn in this course and how you can use it to create realistic drum tracks for your songs and productions.
Get an explanation of the basics of MIDI as it relates to programming drums.
Learn how MIDI Maps can have an impact on what sounds you hear when dealing with drum MIDI info.
Luke explains how "Continuous Controller" information is important when dealing with hi-hat foot pedals on e-drums.
Luke provides a recap of the drum MIDI topics covered in this section.
Chapter 2 : Creating Realistic Drum MIDI
Luke explains his approach to creating realistic kick and snare patterns within grooves.
Explore how to create realistic ghost note patterns to add texture and depth to your MIDI grooves.
Watch how to program realistic hi-hat patterns using articulation and velocity variations.
Luke explains how he edits his recorded Hi-Hat CC controller information to create realistic open hi-hat articulations.
Learn how to program open hi-hat articulations when you don't have a hi-hat pedal controller.
Luke programs a drum roll pattern from scratch and explains how to make the snare rolls sound as realistic as possible using some of the previously discussed principles.
Learn how create realistic drum fills and how to end your drum fills in a way that a real drummer would.
Luke shows you how to program realistic cymbals swells from scratch.
See an explanation of the benefits of quantizing and humanizing your drum MIDI.
Learn how to normalize your entire drum groove or selectively quantize specific instruments to find the "sweet spot" of the velocity range.
Luke demonstrates how velocity curves have a big impact on your drum grooves and allow you to create realistic drum patterns quickly.
Luke now applies all the principles discussed in this series and programs a drum groove from scratch.
Luke concludes this series by adding a programmed drum fill to the previously created groove while applying all of the principles discussed in this tutorial series!
Are they real or fake? In this in-depth video tutorial series, it's drum pro Luke Oswald's goal to make it so you can’t tell! Learn all the basics of MIDI as it relates to programmed MIDI drums, and explore several practical ways to edit your drum MIDI to create the ultimate realistic drum grooves.
Luke starts with an explanation of MIDI events, note length, velocity, note numbers and hi-hat pedal CC information, and then explains his approach to editing MIDI to create realistic kick & snare patterns, hi-hat patterns, drum rolls, cymbal swells, drum fills and more.
Continuing on, you'll discover practical workflows and the benefits to quantizing and humanizing your drum MIDI parts, and how to apply velocity normalization and velocity curve adjustments for better dynamics. Luke concludes the series by creating a killer drum groove and fill from scratch while applying all of the principles learned in this course.
See the individual tutorial descriptions below for more info. If you want to make better drum parts and grooves for your tracks and songs, this series is the one to watch… Get "Creating Realistic MIDI Drums" today!
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