Strike Tutorial

Strike 2 Explained®

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  • Introduction 9:45


    Familiarize yourself with the Strike interface and find out how to get around Strike quickly.

  • Configuration 11:12


    Discover how to set up Strike to respond to your way of working.

  • Main Window 10:46

    Main Window

    Learn how just how flexible and powerful it is to modify Strike's parameters live within the Main window. No two bars or tracks will ever sound the same!

  • Pattern Editor 14:11

    Pattern Editor

    Get into the groove and use Strike 2’s new pattern editor to build complex and flexible patterns like no other drum VI. It’s like a pattern editor on steroids, you get serious wild stuff with this performance-enhancing feature!

  • Style Editor 5:11

    Style Editor

    If you want to tweak playing style, hit velocity, how tight the snare plays or how loose the ride is then the Style Editor is a tweaker’s delight – Russ shows you what all those controls do to bring uber realistic performances. Explore the Style page and get the drums to respond just how you would like them to.

  • Kit Window 5:32

    Kit Window

    Discover how to vary the kits that you use in Strike, including tuning, adjustment and sample import. Mix it up with a Jazz kick and a rock snare, or a funky set of toms with an electro beat box.

  • Mix Window 14:09

    Mix Window

    Learn how to get an amazing studio quality mix with effects from right within Strike. Mixing in the box has never been easier!

  • Ways to Play Strike 11:32

    Ways to Play Strike

    Find out how flexible workflows within Strike enable you to make rhythms in a way that suits you.

  • Exploring the Effects 6:23

    Exploring the Effects

    Russ takes a look at some of the more innovative effects and shows you some tricks for completely transforming the drum sound with them.

  • MIDI Export 3:49

    MIDI Export

    Exporting a MIDI performance couldn't be simpler and now with some flexible options you can export your performance to use with Strike or other drum VIs - find out how.

  • Bouncing the Audio 8:00

    Bouncing the Audio

    Russ shows you how to create workflows for bouncing the audio both in Pro Tools 11 and Pro Tools 10.

Product Overview

Presented by AIR Users Blog founder and Pro Tools expert Russ Hughes, this new series explores the powerful virtual drum instrument Strike 2.

New for version 2, "Strike 2 Explained" goes in-depth and takes you step by step, showing you all of its features and functions. Learn how to easily configure Strike, navigate its windows and menus, load and create custom kits, create grooves and patterns, export the MIDI info from your pattern and much more.

If you're new to Strike 2 or just want to polish up your skills on this amazing virtual drum instrument, this is the series for you. Get the knowledge you need to take your grooves and beats to the next level... Watch "Strike 2 Explained" today.

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