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Lesson Review

  1. How do you choose a drummer?
  2. How do you choose a new drummer while keeping the current drum kit?
  3. Where do you edit Drummer regions?
  4. How do you mute or unmute drum parts?
  5. How do you make the drummer play softer or louder, simpler or more complex?
  6. How do you access the Feel knob to make the drummer play behind or ahead of the beat?
  7. How do you open Smart Controls?
  8. How do you open Drum Kit Designer?
  9. When customizing a drum kit, how can you access all the available drum kit pieces?
  10. How do you dampen or tune an individual drum?
  11. How do you convert Drummer regions to MIDI regions?

Answers

  1. Click the drummer in the character card, or from the Genre pop-up menu, choose a genre, and then click the desired drummer.
  2. Option-click the desired drummer.
  3. In the Drummer Editor at the bottom of the main window
  4. Click the drum parts in the drum kit that is displayed in the Drummer Editor.
  5. Move the puck on the XY pad.
  6. Click the Details button at the bottom right of the Drummer Editor.
  7. Click the Smart Controls button in the control bar, or press B.
  8. Click the drum kit at the bottom of the character card.
  9. Select the appropriate Producer Kit in the Library.
  10. In Drum Kit Designer, click a drum and adjust the settings in the Edit panel.
  11. Select the regions, Control-click one of them, and choose Convert > Convert to MIDI Region.

Keyboard Shortcuts

Main Window

B

Opens the Smart Controls

G

Opens the global tracks

Command-Shift-N

Opens a new file without opening the Templates dialog

Y

Opens the Library

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