Chapter 1: Mapping Window
Chapter 2: Velocity Adjustments
Chapter 3: Practical Applications
Creating Realistic Drum Rolls (2:26)
Creating Realistic Cymbal Swells (2:26)
Using The Velocity Gate (5:58)
Chapter 4: MIDI Nodes
Creating MIDI Nodes (6:25)
Filtering Out MIDI Node Articulations (5:52)
Adjusting Articulation Velocity Thresholds (4:26)
MIDI Node Velocity Curve Adjustments (4:18)
Bypass Velocity Target Controls (5:57)
Chapter 5: Layering Drums
Replacing Discrete Articulation Mappings (4:34)
Joining Discrete Articulations To Create New MIDI Nodes (2:08)
MIDI Node Mappings (1:34)
Chapter 6: Saving & Loading MIDI Node & Velocity Curve Presets
Saving & Loading MIDI Node Presets (1:39)
Saving & Loading Velocity Curve Presets (0:57)
Enabling/Disabling Velocity Control Functions (1:51)
Chapter 7: Audio Bouncing Overview
Chapter 8: Creating Single/Multiple Stereo WAV Files
Bounce Through Mixer (1:22)
Pre/Post Mixer Volume Adjustments (1:00)
Bounce Through Mixer: Single Output (2:34)
Bounce Through Mixer: Multiple Outputs (1:48)
Chapter 9: Creating Individual Mixer Channel WAV Files
Bouncing Individual Mixer Channels (4:17)
All Bleed On Setting (3:23)
All Bleed On With Bounce Through Mixer (4:47)
Split Direct From Bleeding (6:23)
Chapter 10: Additional Bounce Setting Options
Chapter 11: Combined Presets
Expert drum instructor Luke Oswald is back with the final advanced Superior Drummer 2 video tutorial series! In this collection, Luke covers creative SD2 workflow techniques and more, rounding off the entire series.
Luke starts the series with an in-depth look at the Mapping Window. He teaches you the art of articulation mapping and how to remap articulations so you can trigger specific articulations with your electronic drums, MIDI controller, or MIDI Grooves.
Next, Luke explains how use the Velocity Curve to adjust how SD2 handles incoming MIDI. He follows that up with a demonstration of how to use the Velocity Gradient Strip to audition a range of sample velocities.
Moving on, Luke gives you some practical applications for articulation mapping and velocity adjustments. He shows you how to create realistic drum rolls and cymbal swells, then how to use the Velocity Gate to filter out unwanted samples.
After that, you’ll learn now to create MIDI Nodes, and how to use them to layer multiple sample articulations. That leads into lessons on how to use SD2 to layer drums by joining discrete articulations, and how to bypass Velocity Curve adjustments. Once you understand how to use MIDI Nodes, Luke shows you how to save and load MIDI Node and Velocity Curve presets.
Luke now focuses on the Bounce Window, in which you can record and bounce the audio of your performances. He shows you how you can create single and multiple files, bounce through the mixer and create files for individual channels, and covers all of the Bounce settings and options.
Finally, Luke explores the special Combined Presets feature of SD2. You’ll learn how Combined Presets can completely change the sound of your loaded drums, and he demonstrates how to use the mixer settings within a Combined Preset from another library to create brand new sounds.
If you’ve started Luke’s Superior Drummer 2 Advanced series, don’t miss “Superior Drummer 2 Advanced Vol 2”!
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Submitted 1 month ago
Excelent, thanks bro!
Submitted 10 months ago
Finally, someone is able to explain in detail much of the functionality of Superior 2. Would LOVE to see Luke do a series of tips on configuring triggering from an E-Kit.
Submitted 2 years ago
For a Greater Understanding of SD2
Good video set here. Nice to get more "under the hood" with this product. Very helpful!
I am a: Semi-Pro, Producer, Musician, Sound Designer
Submitted 2 years ago
Superior Drummer 2 , Best kept secret.
I have other tutorials on using Superior Drummer 2 but this Advance tutorial is outstanding. Well spoken, clearly understandable and to the point with perfect examples using the software, plus your midi instrument tweaked exactly like you expect the instrument to sound. Many with V-Drums that purchase the kit and the software have been stuck on the settings/presets/etc.
I am a: Semi-Pro, Producer, Musician, Hobbyist
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