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MODO Drum Explained®

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10 Videos | Length: 1hr 18min 16sec
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  • QuickStart 6:04

    QuickStart

    Take a quick look at the main areas of the interface and see how to customize the drum kits, individual pieces, playing styles, rooms, mixer settings, and more.

  • The Snare Drum 7:40

    The Snare Drum

    Explore ways of customizing snare drum timbre, tuning, damping, and more, using the Edit Element parameters found on the Customize page.

  • Snare Drum Playing Styles 4:11

    Snare Drum Playing Styles

    Discover how the stick type, combined with the independent positioning of the left and right sticks, influences the response of the snare drum sound.

  • The Kick Drum 8:24

    The Kick Drum

    Explore the MODO kick drum editing parameters, including tuning front and batter heads independently, adjusting bleed, changing skin type, beater heads, playing style, and shell dimensions. Also, learn how to program linear drum grooves from scratch using your DAW?s MIDI exclusive mode (also known as hi-hat mode).

  • The Toms 5:11

    The Toms

    See and hear how the timbral qualities of the toms are edited on the Customize and Playing Style pages.

  • The Hi-Hats 10:01

    The Hi-Hats

    Learn how to get the most out of the MODO Drum hi hat tip and shank mappings using different ranges on the keyboard. And see how a MIDI CC message is used to continuously move through the articulations while recording in a part.

  • The Cymbals 5:36

    The Cymbals

    Learn how to work with multiple cymbals and their related choke notes; and watch as a simple cymbal part is recorded in real time.

  • Working with Grooves 6:01

    Working with Grooves

    Learn how to navigate the library of grooves and fills using the smart filters, search field, favourites, and tempo options.

  • The Mixer 8:15

    The Mixer

    Explore the routing and processing possibilities in the MODO Drum mixer as a drum track of edited factory grooves is tweaked in real time.

  • MODO Drum in Action 16:53

    MODO Drum in Action

    Watch as a drum part based around one of the included grooves is created and edited using various programming techniques, The drums and playing styles are customized, and a mix is put together using several of the included effects processing modules.

Product Overview


Eli Krantzberg brings you in-depth IK Multimedia MODO Drum videos! Learn MODO Drum inside and out, including how to make your first drum part. These MODO Drum tutorials are for those just starting out with the MODO Drum virtual instrument, as well as intermediate MODO Drum users.

Eli hits the ground running with videos covering the main areas of the interface and how to customize the drum kits, individual pieces, playing styles, rooms, mixer settings, and more. Then Eli moves to the snare drum section where you'll explore ways of customizing snare drum timbre, tuning, damping, and other options, using the Edit Element Parameters found on the Customize page.

Throughout the rest of the series, Eli covers the Kick drum section in detail as well, followed by all the other sections including the Toms, Hi-Hats, and Cymbals. He then shows you how to work with MODO Drum grooves, the routing and processing possibilities in the MODO Drum mixer, and how to make a drum part based around one of the included grooves and edit it using various programming techniques and more!

To see what these MODO Drum videos show you and how they'll help you understand MODO Drum and make your first drum track, see the individual MODO Drum tutorial descriptions on this page. If you're ready to make realistic drum tracks fast and easy, this series of MODO Drum videos are for you... Watch “MODO Drum Explained®" today.


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