Creating Multitrack Bounces With EZdrummer In Logic Pro

Logic Pro has some flexible techniques when working with Multi Output instruments. Toby Pitman demonstrates how to create simultaneous audio and MIDI multitrack bounces with EZdrummer in Logic.  

If you have Superior Drummer you'll know all about the Bounce feature that allows you to export a multitrack mix of your drum tracks for use in shared projects and when mixing on another platform.

If you have EZdrummer then you'll know there is no way to do this natively inside the plugin. There are however workarounds to this and I'm going to show you how to do this in Logic Pro. Although I'm in Logic this concept will work in any DAW that can feed a record input from an internal source.


Step 1

Make sure EZdrummer is loaded in as a Multi Output version in your software instrument track.

Multi-Instrument version loaded


Step 2

Create some Auxiliary channels for EZdrummer by pressing the + button. EZdrummer only has 8 Stereo outputs and not all libraries will use all 8 by default. 

create extra Aux channel strips


Step 3

Now assign the outputs for the 8 Stereo outs to Busses 1-8:

Assigning the outputs


On the Aux channels that are being fed by the Busses, switch the outputs to '

For the past 20 years Toby has worked as a professional guitarist, programmer and producer. Clients include Sir Paul McCartney, George Michael, Shirley Bassey, Yusuf Islam, Giles Martin as well as the London 2012 Olympic Ceremonies. He has also worked extensively in TV, Advertising and Film. As well as composing himself he has also ... Read More

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