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. Let's start with the stereo instrument track with Xpand2 on it and a click track. I'll open up Xpand here, and you're going to see that I have the Session Drums preset in here, and it's got a kick, snare, cymbals loaded up and other natural percussion. Let's take a listen to what we've got. (Drums playing.) Those will be the primary sounds that we'd be using: the kick, the snare, and the hi-hat.

So the first thing that you want to do is choose Loop Playback, and I'm going to right-click the Play button here and choose the Loop. Now, note that this is Loop Playback, not Loop Record. We don't need Loop Record for this. Now you notice that I've got the MIDI controls showing here in the Transport window. All of these are active. We've got Wait for Note, we've got the metronome on, we've got the MIDI Merge and the Conductor track as active.

So we're followi...

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 9 Essential Training

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