Learn about working with basic kits.
- [Instructor] Now it's time to move on to one…of my favorite things in the world: drums.…The first drum instrument that we're going to talk about…is Drum Kit Designer.…I've gone ahead and opened it on up,…and I'm going to pull down the SoCal kit.…This is one of the default kits, here.…This is one of the simpler kits that we have going.…And let's just talk about basic navigation, here.…So first of all, most drum machines…or software drum instruments, at least, start on C one.…And this is because it goes back to a general MIDI mapping,…before we were using laptops for this stuff,…we had to do, make some basic assumptions…about how MIDI gear was going to talk…to other MIDI gear, and so generally speaking,…drum kits would start on C one with a kick drum.…
And moving on from that,…we had other things like, D was generally a snare.…The black keys just above that, like a G flat and A flat,…would generally be different types of high hats,…et cetera.…This is also nice, this is something I like to carry on…because I find it makes it much easier for me to sequence…
- Using oscillators to build sounds
- Creating rich and expressive tones
- Adding movement via modulation
- Using tuning and randomness to sculpt sounds
- Adding effects
- Vocoder setup
- Customizing presets
- Loop slicing
- Multi-output routing
- Building custom drum kits
- Shaping drum transients and sustain
Skill Level Intermediate
Get in the Mix with Logic Prowith Brian Lee White2h 26m Intermediate
1. Vintage Vibe
2. Basic Synthesizers
4. Advanced Synthesizers
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