Superior Drummer
Superior Drummer Tutorial

EZdrummer vs Superior Drummer!

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Chapter 1 : Drums/Construct Page

  • Drums Panel/Construct Window 1:33

    Drums Panel/Construct Window

    Learn about the Drums/Construct Page interface differences between EZDrummer 2 and Superior Drummer 2.

  • Pad Selection, Velocity Pads, & MIDI Note Assignments 3:02

    Pad Selection, Velocity Pads, & MIDI Note Assignments

    How to select a drum, audition sounds at different velocities and how to view MIDI note mappings.

  • Volume/Pitch Adjustments 4:20

    Volume/Pitch Adjustments

    Luke explains how to make volume and pitch adjustments within the two programs.

  • Drum/Instrument Selection 3:14

    Drum/Instrument Selection

    Load and audition drums from the same library or from different expansion libraries within EZDrummer 2 and Superior Drummer 2.

  • Loading Kit Presets 2:29

    Loading Kit Presets

    An explanation of how to quickly load a variety of kit presets.

  • Multi-Instrument Selection 3:02

    Multi-Instrument Selection

    How using multi-instrument selection within Superior Drummer 2 compares to EZDrummer 2.

Chapter 2 : The Mixer

  • Mixer Differences 5:13

    Mixer Differences

    Learn about the mixer differences between EZDrummer 2 and Superior Drummer 2.

  • Using the Bus Sends 7:41

    Using the Bus Sends

    Luke explains how the bus sends are used in Superior Drummer 2 when using EZDrummer 2 libraries.

  • Using the Channel FX 5:03

    Using the Channel FX

    Learn how to enhance EZDrummer 2 FX chains using Superior Drummer 2's built in effects.

  • EQ & Compression 4:51

    EQ & Compression

    Find out how to manipulate EQ and Compression for EZDrummer 2 libraries within Superior Drummer 2.

  • Microphone Bleed 5:54

    Microphone Bleed

    Luke explains how to adjust microphone bleed using an EZDrummer 2 library within Superior Drummer 2.

  • Fader Adjustments 1:56

    Fader Adjustments

    Learn about the differences between the EZDrummer 2 and Superior Drummer 2 mixer faders.

  • Chamber Reverb Levels 2:43

    Chamber Reverb Levels

    An example of how to utilize "Chamber" type channels from EZDrummer 2 libraries within Superior Drummer 2.

  • Using EZDrummer 2 Effects Within Superior Drummer 2 5:45

    Using EZDrummer 2 Effects Within Superior Drummer 2

    Luke demonstrates how the EZDrummer 2 effects show up in Superior Drummer 2.

  • Original Mix Presets 2:27

    Original Mix Presets

    An explanation of how to use the "Original Mix" presets within EZDrummer 2 and Superior Drummer 2.

  • Using Effects 6:14

    Using Effects

    Luke discusses the advantages of using channel effects within Superior Drummer 2 vs EZDrummer 2.

Chapter 3 : Using MIDI

  • MIDI Groove Manipulation 3:39

    MIDI Groove Manipulation

    Learn how to manipulate your MIDI grooves in both EZDrummer 2 and Superior Drummer 2.

  • Using MIDI Grooves In Your DAW 2:55

    Using MIDI Grooves In Your DAW

    An explanation of how to use MIDI grooves within your DAW.

  • Quantizing MIDI, Relative Tempo Adjustments, & MIDI Browsing 4:29

    Quantizing MIDI, Relative Tempo Adjustments, & MIDI Browsing

    Luke explains how to manipulate your MIDI grooves within EZDrummer 2 and Superior Drummer 2.

  • Velocity Adjustments 2:09

    Velocity Adjustments

    Learn about the advantages of the Velocity Curve adjustments available within Superior Drummer 2.

Chapter 4 : Recording Performances

  • Recording & Exporting MIDI in EZDrummer 2 3:58

    Recording & Exporting MIDI in EZDrummer 2

    Luke explains how to record and export your performances within EZDrummer 2.

  • Bouncing WAV Files in EZDrummer 2 5:19

    Bouncing WAV Files in EZDrummer 2

    Learn how to bounce down audio WAV files from EZDrummer 2 and create audio files of your performances.

  • Recording & Bouncing Audio In Superior Drummer 2 4:29

    Recording & Bouncing Audio In Superior Drummer 2

    An explanation of how to record performances and export audio from Superior Drummer 2.

Chapter 5 : Settings

  • Settings Options Navigation & Knob Modes 2:26

    Settings Options Navigation & Knob Modes

    Learn how to navigate the options menu within EZDrummer 2 and Superior Drummer 2.

  • Sound Engine/Humanize Functions 1:09

    Sound Engine/Humanize Functions

    Luke explains how to enable/disable the humanize functions within EZDrummer 2 and Superior Drummer 2.

Chapter 6 : Stand Alone Mode

  • Running Stand Alone Mode 6:01

    Running Stand Alone Mode

    Learn about the differences between running Superior Drummer 2 within Toontrack Solo and EZDrummer 2's default stand alone mode.

Product Overview


Not sure which Toontrack virtual drum instrument is right for you? Expert drum instructor Luke Oswald compares two of the most feature rich and popular choices, Toontrack’s EZdrummer 2 and Superior Drummer 2, in this in-depth video tutorial series.

Luke takes you through the differences and strengths of each package, comparing the drums panel, construction windows mixers, sounds, effects available in each app, and much, much more.

See the individual tutorial descriptions below for more info. Whether you’re an existing EZdrummer 2 or Superior Drummer 2 user, or you aren’t, and are trying to decide which is right for you, don’t miss “EZdrummer vs Superior Drummer!” today.


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EZdrummer vs Superior Drummer! is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 3 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Easy to see and hear whats going on ... Luke Oswald is a very good teacher ... precise and to the point
Date published: 2017-05-17
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from I enjoyed. Great easy flow.
Date published: 2017-04-08
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great Comparison! This is what I needed to make a decision between EZ Drummer 2 and Superior Drummer 2. Luke clearly explains the similarities, differences and workarounds in each section. This tutorial ultimately leads you to draw your own conclusions as to which is best for you while learning some cool tips in the process. Excellent!!
Date published: 2017-02-11
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