Creating Realistic MIDI Drums

Are they real or fake? In this in-depth video tutorial series, it's drum pro Luke Oswald's goal to make it so you cant tell! Learn all the basics of MIDI as it relates to programmed MIDI drums, and explore several practical ways to edit your drum MIDI to create the ultimate realistic drum grooves.

Luke starts with an explanation of MIDI events, note length, velocity, note numbers and hi-hat pedal CC information, and then explains his approach to editing MIDI to create realistic kick & snare patterns, hi-hat patterns, drum rolls, cymbal swells, drum fills and more.

Continuing on, you'll discover practical workflows and the benefits to quantizing and humanizing your drum MIDI parts, and how to apply velocity normalization and velocity curve adjustments for better dynamics. Luke concludes the series by creating a killer drum groove and fill from scratch while applying all of the principles learned in this course.

See the individual tutorial descriptions below for more info. If you want to make better drum parts and grooves for your tracks and songs, this series is the one to watch Get "Creating Realistic MIDI Drums" today!