Taking Logic Pro X Drummer to the Next Level

Logic Pro X's Drummer has been widely acclaimed for good reason. It rocks... literally! In this tutorial Darren Burgos explores how to add more pattern variations and customize its MIDI data further.  

Using Logic X's new Drummer tracks to build drum parts is quick and surprisingly effective. But sometimes you need more pattern variations than Drummer's built-in presets provides, or you might want to hand edit in a custom drum fill or flam. A not so well kept secret about Drummer is that it is in fact still a virtual instrument. When you change drummer track parameters, you're actually altering a generated MIDI pattern that is then triggering one of Logic Pro X new virtual instruments called Drum Kit Designer.


Step 1 - Converting Drummer Regions to MIDI regions

You can easily convert the special Drummer Regions into a regular editable MIDI Region. Control-Click the selected Drummer Region and from the Convert Menu, select 'Convert to MIDI Region.'

Darren started making music on computers when he was a teenager in 1987. His first computer was an Amiga, and when he realized the power of computer-based production, his addiction for making electronic music began. Darren switched to Mac in 1994 and started using Logic Pro. He's been involved in many music projects over the years incl... Read More

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