Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Making a drum loop with MIDI Merge, part of Pro Tools 10 Essential Training.
In this video, I am 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 am going to open up Xpand2 here.…We are going to see that I have the Session Drums preset loaded up.…And it's got a Kick, Snares, Hats+Toms+Cymbals, and some Natural Percussion.…Let's take a listen to what we've got. And this is basically the beat that…I want to create.…I am going to be using the kick, the snare and the hi-hat to do something like this.…
(Music Playing)…So the first thing that I want to do is choose Loop Playback, and that's up here.…I am right-clicking in the Transport on the play button, and I want to make sure…that the Loop Playback is chosen.…And you should note that this is Loop Playback not Loop Record.…We don't want to use Loop Record for this.…I have also got the MIDI control shown down here, and I am going to have all of them active.…So I want Wait for Note, I want to have the metronome going, I want to have MIDI…
- Exploring the Pro Tools interface
- Selecting inputs, outputs, and busses
- Understanding signal paths and gain stages
- Setting up Pro Tools hardware and software properly
- Importing audio from multiple sources
- Recording and editing audio and MIDI
- Adjusting time, tempo, meter, key, and chord in arrangements
- Mixing and mastering a session
- Setting up an effects loop
- Importing and displaying video
- Adding music, Foley, ADR, and FX
- Archiving a session
Skill Level Beginner
Pro Tools: Mixing and Masteringwith Brian Lee White10h 32m Intermediate
Pro Tools: Music Editing for TV and Filmwith Skye Lewin3h 30m Intermediate
Pro Tools: Audio for Film and Videowith Scott Hirsch5h 9m Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. Learning the Interface
4. Recording Audio
5. Editing Audio
6. Arranging a Session
7. Recording MIDI Data
8. Editing MIDI
11. Mixing and Mastering
12. Working with Video
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