Is anyone good with drum programming? [please read
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I'm using the DFH by ToonTrack and needless to say, I'm having some trouble. I can use the given drum samples fine and make a song with them fine as well, but how do I actually edit them and include extra bass hits or insert blast beats etc.? I need help!
If you can import midi there is a much simpler way,write the drum score in guitar pro then export to midi and run through the program.That's how I do with EZ drummer and I could explain the basics if you want to.
Steve08 wrote on Dec 22nd, 2010 at 10:54pm : ^solid info right there and it's generally what I do, but depending your DAW you should have a piano roll or something to that effect that will allow you to edit however you want.
I'm not entirely sure how to write drum tracks in garageband though...
Easy dude, get Fruity Loops studio 8 and use the piano roll. Thats how I do my biz. Thats how you actually create your own beats. Takes time but a complete drum track takes me around half an hour. I'll send you a link if you want.
To edit in a blast beat you can use the groove editor in dfh to find one thagt is structured to your liking and just change the tempo to suit that section of the song. If you can't find one you like, you can manually make one in a blank midi file by using the pencil tool and drawing each hit as 32nd or 64th notes or whatever. Just remember to keep the velocities realistic sounding as even dfh with the humanize function can sound robotic on a fast drum section.