Making a drum loop with MIDI Merge


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Making a drum loop with MIDI Merge

In this video, I'm going to show you a quick way to create a drum loop using MIDI. We'll start with the stereo instrument track with Xpand2 on it. So here we have got our track, Xpand2, and I have selected Session Drums for the patch. I have also added a Click track, which you know you can come down here from Track menu and choose Create Click Track. I have got the Transport window open, and I want to select Loop layback. So I right-click the Play button and choose Loop. Note that this is not Loop Record, and what I'm going to do is use Wait for Note and MIDI Merge as part of this recording process.

I also want to activate Input Quantize, which you can choose from Event > Event Operations > Input Quantize. And check off the Enable Input Quantize button right there and we'll use 16th note as the Quantize Grid. So I'm going to make it two bar drum loop. So I'm going to highlight two bars and what I'm going to do is record one instrument at a time. So ...

Making a drum loop with MIDI Merge
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Making a drum loop with MIDI Merge provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by David Franz as part of the Pro Tools 8 Essential Training

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