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Superior Drummer 2 Advanced Vol 2

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Chapter 1 : General Mixer Settings

  • Microphone & Output Settings 3:38

    Microphone & Output Settings

    Learn how to configure the mixer channels for customized routing.

  • Metering, Fader Adjustments & Pan 4:21

    Metering, Fader Adjustments & Pan

    Luke explains the functions at the bottom portion of the mixer.

  • Fade/Envelope Adjustments Within The Mixer 5:28

    Fade/Envelope Adjustments Within The Mixer

    You can use the Fade function as an envelope adjustment that can be made for individual channels.

  • Mixer Navigation 2:17

    Mixer Navigation

    An explanation of how to quickly navigate to specific portions of the mixer.

  • EZ Mixer Overview 2:26

    EZ Mixer Overview

    Luke explains how to use the EZ Mixer to make quick adjustments to specific channels.

Chapter 2 : FX Inserts

  • FX Inserts Overview 2:48

    FX Inserts Overview

    Learn how to add mixer channel effects to enhance your productions.

  • EQ Settings 2:16

    EQ Settings

    Luke explains how to use the 5-band EQ.

  • High-Pass/Low-Pass Filter Settings 2:56

    High-Pass/Low-Pass Filter Settings

    How to utilize the filter’s built in slope/mode parameters for customized filter curves.

  • Gate Settings 1:14

    Gate Settings

    Learn about the Gate effect and how it can be used to filter out unwanted sound.

  • Compressor Settings 2:02

    Compressor Settings

    Luke explains how compressors work and how to utilize the Compressor effect.

  • Transient Designer Settings 1:01

    Transient Designer Settings

    Learn how to use the Transient Designer to shape transient/sustain characteristics.

  • Plug-In Bypass, Move & Copy FX Chain Presets 3:44

    Plug-In Bypass, Move & Copy FX Chain Presets

    An explanation of helpful functions to quickly bypass, move/copy and save your FX chains.

Chapter 3 : Bus Sends

  • Creating Bus Sends 4:32

    Creating Bus Sends

    Luke explains how to route signal to a new bus channel.

  • Direct vs. Bleed Bus Routing 4:11

    Direct vs. Bleed Bus Routing

    Learn the difference between "direct" and "bleed" signal routing as it relates to bus channels.

  • Bus Send Faders 5:05

    Bus Send Faders

    How to link/unlink the relationship between the main channel fader and your bus send faders.

Chapter 4 : Bleed Control

  • Instrument Mic Bleed Explanation 2:24

    Instrument Mic Bleed Explanation

    Luke explains how microphone bleed is essential for realistic drum samples.

  • Bleed Control Adjustments 5:32

    Bleed Control Adjustments

    You can enable and disable specific instruments within each microphone channel.

  • Instrument Bleed Adjustments 4:02

    Instrument Bleed Adjustments

    An explanation of how to control the volume of individual instrument bleed within a microphone channel.

  • Microphone Bleed Control Recap 1:16

    Microphone Bleed Control Recap

    Luke recaps the explanation of microphone bleed control.

Chapter 5 : Multi-Channel Output

  • Setting Up Multi-Channel Output 7:18

    Setting Up Multi-Channel Output

    Luke explains how to configure multi-track output for additional processing within your DAW.

  • Custom Multi-Channel Output Configuration 4:57

    Custom Multi-Channel Output Configuration

    You can create a unique multi-channel output setup for customized channel routing.

Chapter 6 : Grooves Window

  • Groove Window Controls 7:30

    Groove Window Controls

    Learn to navigate within the Grooves Window and manipulate the MIDI grooves from your MIDI library.

Product Overview


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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