Lesson 4. Produce a Virtual Drum Track

Time

This lesson takes approximately 75 minutes to complete.

Goals

Create a new project with a Drummer track

Choose a drummer and drum kit

Edit the drummer performance

Arrange the song structure

Edit performances in the new sections

Customize the drum kit

Tune and dampen individual kit pieces

Work with electronic drummers

Customize drum machines

Convert Drummer regions to MIDI regions

In most popular modern music genres, drums are the backbone of the instrumentation. They provide the foundation for the tempo and the groove of the piece. For recording sessions in which the instruments are not tracked at the same time, drums are usually recorded or programmed first so that the other musicians can record while ...

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