Using a sample-based acoustic drum instrument can be a lot easier than recording a real drum kit. Joe Albano takes you through some of the best on the market.
With so many of us working directly with drum sample libraries, here's four quick tips on how to make your drums sound real when you don't have the budget to hire Lars Ulrich.
First Apple created an incredible virtual drummer which sflogicninja looked at yesterday. Now he's back to examine the new virtual drum kits in Logic Pro X.
Most of us don't have a pro drummer inside our studios waiting to help us out... enter Logic Pro X's new artificial intelligence drummer. It follows the groove of your song, and actually sounds great!
Every DAW worth its salt can help to create distorted, lo-fi drum sounds. In this tutorial, Toby Pitman shows his dirtying techniques that'll make your drums beg you for some soap and water.
No one likes flat, lifeless drum tracks... And yours don't need to be either! Gary Hiebner digs out this tip on adding saturation to your beats in Logic Pro from his bag of music production tricks.
Flex editing in Logic 9 can correct timing errors, stretch out vocals, adjust the groove of an audio recording and much more. In this article Mike Watkinson uses flex to quantize a sloppy drum part.
What do you get when you combine Brazilian rhythms based on Samba & Bossa Nova, a traditional western drum kit & a professional drum programmer? Toby Pitman hits the spot in this essential tutorial.
The Hyper Editor is one of Logic Pro's most under-used editors. It really shouldn't be. Check out how to build a very capable Hyper Set which makes programming and editing drum patterns easy and fun.