Chapter 1 : General Mixer Settings
Learn how to configure the mixer channels for customized routing.
Luke explains the functions at the bottom portion of the mixer.
You can use the Fade function as an envelope adjustment that can be made for individual channels.
An explanation of how to quickly navigate to specific portions of the mixer.
Luke explains how to use the EZ Mixer to make quick adjustments to specific channels.
Chapter 2 : FX Inserts
Learn how to add mixer channel effects to enhance your productions.
Luke explains how to use the 5-band EQ.
How to utilize the filter’s built in slope/mode parameters for customized filter curves.
Learn about the Gate effect and how it can be used to filter out unwanted sound.
Luke explains how compressors work and how to utilize the Compressor effect.
Learn how to use the Transient Designer to shape transient/sustain characteristics.
An explanation of helpful functions to quickly bypass, move/copy and save your FX chains.
Chapter 3 : Bus Sends
Luke explains how to route signal to a new bus channel.
Learn the difference between "direct" and "bleed" signal routing as it relates to bus channels.
How to link/unlink the relationship between the main channel fader and your bus send faders.
Chapter 4 : Bleed Control
Luke explains how microphone bleed is essential for realistic drum samples.
You can enable and disable specific instruments within each microphone channel.
An explanation of how to control the volume of individual instrument bleed within a microphone channel.
Luke recaps the explanation of microphone bleed control.
Chapter 5 : Multi-Channel Output
Luke explains how to configure multi-track output for additional processing within your DAW.
You can create a unique multi-channel output setup for customized channel routing.
Chapter 6 : Grooves Window
Expert drum instructor Luke Oswald continues with his advanced Superior Drummer 2 video tutorial series, and in Volume 2, he shows you even more killer, creative Toontrack SD2 workflow techniques!
Luke starts the series with an in-depth look at the General Mixer settings. You’ll earn how to use the Microphone and Output settings, along with how to use fades and the full and EZ Mixer, depending on what adjustments you want to make to your kit sound.
Next, Luke explains how to get the most out of the FX Inserts. He shows you how to add mixer channel effects and then walks you through the filters, gate, compressor, and transient designer settings.
Moving on, you’ll see how to use Bus Sends for both your main channels and your microphone bleed channels. That leads directly into exploring the Superior Drummer 2 bleed controls, including how to set your microphone and instrument bleed for the most realistic live drum kit sounds.
Finally, Luke teaches you how to navigate the Groove Window, and how to manipulate the MIDI Grooves in your MIDI library.
If you’ve started Luke’s Superior Drummer 2 Advanced series, don’t miss “Superior Drummer 2 Advanced Vol 2”!
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