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Superior Drummer 3 Tips & Tricks Vol 1

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  • Layered Bass Drums 9:34

    Layered Bass Drums

    In this video, Luke shows you how easy it is to create layered bass drum stacks with level and pitch adjustments to enhance your bass drum sound and make it wallop.

  • Create a Thick Snare Sound 6:13

    Create a Thick Snare Sound

    Learn how to create a thick sounding snare drum using bass drum and rimshot sounds layered in with your main snare drum.

  • Floor Tom as a Bass Drum 10:09

    Floor Tom as a Bass Drum

    In this video, you'll learn how you can use a Floor Tom as a Bass Drum and how to supplement your hybrid drum sound with mix presets.

  • Using the Pitch FX Parameter 5:38

    Using the Pitch FX Parameter

    See how to create pitch bends over time and create layered pitched drum stacks for hybrid drum sounds.

  • Creative Tuning Applications 6:14

    Creative Tuning Applications

    Luke explains and demonstrates how to use the Tuning parameter with the high quality algorithm to tune your drums in a realistic fashion while still applying the Pitch FX to the processed drum sound.

  • Extreme Tuning Adjustments 6:26

    Extreme Tuning Adjustments

    In this video, you'll learn how you can apply extreme tuning adjustments with stacked drum layers to create new drum sounds.

  • Individual Drum & Channel Selections 6:21

    Individual Drum & Channel Selections

    Explore how to load specific instrument sets and mixer channel presets only for selected instruments and channels, which allows you to quickly create hybrid drum configurations and Mixer FX chains.

  • Apply SD3 Core Library Presets to Another Library 6:23

    Apply SD3 Core Library Presets to Another Library

    Luke shows you how to load drums from another expansion library and apply the Superior Drummer 3 core library mixer presets.

  • Using SD3 Core Sounds in Another Library 5:52

    Using SD3 Core Sounds in Another Library

    In this video, you'l learn how to use Superior Drummer 3 Core Library sounds within another expansion library while utilizing that libraries mixer presets.

Product Overview


Toontrack wiz Luke Oswald reveals some of his favorite tips and tricks for creating new sounds within Superior Drummer 3. This collection focuses on Stacking, Tuning, Independent Selection, and Mixing Presets, for creating your own sounds that stand out from the rest, and make for inspiring productions.

Luke welcomes you to the series, and then gets started by demonstrating a variety of stacking techniques that include stacking multiple layers, using unorthodox drum selections within your instrument stacks, and using the Tuning and Pitch FX parameters to alter the sound of your layered drums in creative ways.

Next, Luke shows you how to easily create hybrid drum configurations and Mixer FX chains for custom kit creation,

as well as how to load drums from another expansion library and apply the Superior Drummer 3 core library mixer presets to those sounds.

He then shows you how to load Superior Drummer 3 core library sounds into an expansion library and apply the mixer presets from that expansion library for new completely new sound design options.

See the individual tutorial descriptions for more info. If you’re looking to get more into the creative side of SD3 and start making your own custom kits, watch “Superior Drummer 3 Tips & Tricks Vol 1” today!


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