Stormdrum Tutorial

Stormdrum 3 Explained®

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Chapter 1 : Installation & the Instrument Browser

  • Introduction 3:46


    Luke introduces you to StormDrum 3 and discusses how you can purchase and install this product.

  • Choosing an Instrument in the Browser 4:24

    Choosing an Instrument in the Browser

    Learn how to browse through the massive 90GB instrument list and how to audition instruments from a variety of categories quickly.

  • StormDrum 3 Sound Examples 4:29

    StormDrum 3 Sound Examples

    Luke demonstrates a few of the percussive instrument samples within StormDrum 3.

  • Using Performance Loops 1:56

    Using Performance Loops

    Hear the tempo-synced live performance loops played at a variety of tempos.

Chapter 2 : Using The

  • Mixer/Microphones Overview & Layering Instruments 6:55

    Mixer/Microphones Overview & Layering Instruments

    Learn about the new "PLAY Framework" and how it relates to the StormDrum 3 mixer, microphone channels and instrument layering.

  • Multi-Channel Output 6:53

    Multi-Channel Output

    Luke explains how you can output discrete instrument channels and even separate microphone channels for each instrument.

Chapter 3 : The Stormdrum 3 Player Window

  • Delay Module 6:21

    Delay Module

    Learn how to add delay to your selected instrument and how to adjust the delay speed and delay amount.

  • Pitch Adjustments 4:07

    Pitch Adjustments

    Luke explains the two pitch adjustment options and how they differ in manipulating the instrument samples.

  • Filter Adjustments 3:11

    Filter Adjustments

    Learn how to quickly sweep through frequency ranges and how to narrow the filter bandwidth for some creative effects.

  • Convolution Reverb 6:08

    Convolution Reverb

    Want realistic reverb? The built in convolution reverb offers a wide variety of reverb options that emulate actual rooms, halls and sound-stages.

  • Envelope Adjustments 3:00

    Envelope Adjustments

    Luke explains how to adjust the envelope to manipulate the attack and sustain of each sample.

  • Velocity Curve Adjustments 1:49

    Velocity Curve Adjustments

    Use the velocity curve to adjust the response of incoming MIDI for each instrument to produce realistic results with your MIDI controller.

  • Stereo Spread, Panning, Master Volume, & Output Options 4:54

    Stereo Spread, Panning, Master Volume, & Output Options

    Luke explains how to use the the stereo spread, panning and output options to manipulate the overall sound characteristics of StormDrum 3.

Chapter 4 : SSL Channel Strip & FX Overview

  • Filters & EQ 3:56

    Filters & EQ

    Learn how to use the channel filter and EQ modules from Sonic State Logic.

  • Compressor, Gate, & Expander Functions 3:38

    Compressor, Gate, & Expander Functions

    Luke explains how to use the compressor, gate and expander functions to control the dynamic range of each instrument.

  • Transient Shaper 1:49

    Transient Shaper

    Learn how to use the transient shaper to enhance or subdue the attack/sustain of your selected instrument.

  • Stereo Bus Compressor 2:33

    Stereo Bus Compressor

    The secret weapon of many producers, the SSL Stereo Bus Compressor can add transparent and musical compression to your mix.

Product Overview

In this video tutorial series, drum wiz Luke Oswald reveals the epic percussion instrument that is Stormdrum 3. Discover how it can be used creatively for your next production and make it more alive and intense!

You’ll see it all, from purchasing and downloading to installing, browsing, auditioning sounds, the mixer section and FX, microphone channels and layering of instruments.

Luke also explains how to route out discrete instruments and even microphone channels in your DAW for more sonic enhancement and mixing options.

See the individual tutorial descriptions below for more info. If you’re ready to take on this 80GB library of unique and epic sounding percussion instruments, get your umbrella and raincoat on and watch “Stormdrum3 Explained” today!

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