General Mixer Settings
Microphone & Output Settings3:38
Learn how to configure the mixer channels for customized routing.
Metering, Fader Adjustments & Pan4:21
Luke explains the functions at the bottom portion of the mixer.
Fade/Envelope Adjustments Within The Mixer5:28
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.
EZ Mixer Overview2:26
Luke explains how to use the EZ Mixer to make quick adjustments to specific channels.
FX Inserts Overview2:48
Learn how to add mixer channel effects to enhance your productions.
Luke explains how to use the 5-band EQ.
High-Pass/Low-Pass Filter Settings2:56
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.
Transient Designer Settings1:01
Learn how to use the Transient Designer to shape transient/sustain characteristics.
Plug-In Bypass, Move & Copy FX Chain Presets3:44
An explanation of helpful functions to quickly bypass, move/copy and save your FX chains.
Creating Bus Sends4:32
Luke explains how to route signal to a new bus channel.
Direct vs. Bleed Bus Routing4:11
Learn the difference between "direct" and "bleed" signal routing as it relates to bus channels.
Bus Send Faders5:05
How to link/unlink the relationship between the main channel fader and your bus send faders.
Instrument Mic Bleed Explanation2:24
Luke explains how microphone bleed is essential for realistic drum samples.
Bleed Control Adjustments5:32
You can enable and disable specific instruments within each microphone channel.
Instrument Bleed Adjustments4:02
An explanation of how to control the volume of individual instrument bleed within a microphone channel.
Microphone Bleed Control Recap1:16
Luke recaps the explanation of microphone bleed control.
Setting Up Multi-Channel Output7:18
Luke explains how to configure multi-track output for additional processing within your DAW.
Custom Multi-Channel Output Configuration4:57
You can create a unique multi-channel output setup for customized channel routing.
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”!
Submitted 1 year ago
Another Great Tutorial from Luke!
This is second is a series of videos on Superior Drummer from Luke. Just like the first video, Luke walks through more functions in Superior Drummer. Everything is easy to follow and Luke really know his stuff.
I am a: Semi-Pro, Producer, Musician, Sound for Film/TV
Submitted 2 years ago
Excellent resource for advanced SD2 enduser
Without a doubt, this tutorial is a must have for the intermediate to advanced user. Although I have a very good advanced understanding of SD2, this series reminded and brought to light techniques that broaden my potential AND saves me time. 5star tutorial and presentation.
I am a: Professional
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