In this free tutorial, you will learn how to use Superior Drummer 3's new internal mixer. New features include Macros and a comprehensive effects suite. Watch the video to learn how to use Superior Drummer 3's Mixer channels, buses, and routing capabilities.
Topics Covered In This Tutorial
- Drum bleed controls
- Loading channel effects
- Bus sends
- Sending to an effects channel
- Routing channels to a sub group mix
- Pan and Level
- Fine fader mode
- Routing channels out of Superior Drummer into Pro Tools Instrument tracks
- Flipping entire stereo image in one click from drummer perspective to engineer perspective
- Close mic level control
- Macro controlling effects
- Hide and arrange mixer channels
The Superior drummer 3 mixer is light years ahead of the outgoing Superior Drummer 2 mixer while also provide a nice stepping stone up from the simplistic mixer in EZ Drummer 2
Visit the Toontrack website for more information regarding the release of Superior Drummer 3 in September 2017. For information about Superior Drummer 3 pricing please visit our friends at Time+Space.
Macros Controls Tip
Macros controls can also be accessed by pressing the ‘Save Start’ and ‘Save End’ buttons, to get a more hands on/live experience. This means only the controls that have been moved before you press ‘Save End’ will be added to the Macro.
What Is Superior Drummer 3?
Superior Drummer 3 is a major update from version 2. Recorded at Galaxy Studios, described as probably the world’s quietest and ideal location for sampling, the core sound library boasts in excess of 230 GB of raw sound material captured in immersive 11:1 audio by award-winning engineer George Massenburg.
- Six (6) kits (Ayotte, Gretsch, Pearl, Premier, Ludwig, Yamaha)
- Tom shell dimensions cover ranges from 6” to 20”
- Optional tool selection available on select kits and instruments (sticks, brushes, rods, felt mallets)
- Optional drum head selection available on select kits and instruments
- Approx. 350 electronic drum sounds, sampled from vintage and classic drum machines
- 25 unique acoustic snares, 35 recorded configurations
- 16 unique acoustic kicks, 27 different recorded configurations
For more information read Toontrack Superior Drummer 3 - Everything You Need To Know