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Superior Drummer 2

Discussion in 'Drums' started by arthurvs, Feb 7, 2009.

  1. arthurvs

    arthurvs Guest

    Hi all,

    So recently i bought Toontrack's Superior Drummer 2.
    I record guitars, bass and vocals, but i sample the drums. (not enough space for drum recording)
    SD2 sounds great in what it is, but i still dont have a midi controller, so i cant do anything.
    What is the best way to sample the drums through midi? Should i buy a small keyboard, or a pad?

    thanks in advance,

  2. blaumph2cool

    blaumph2cool Active Member

    May 2, 2005
    Portland, OR
    i can't speak to a Pad really but it seems like a waste. To me it's a decent electric kit as trigger or a midi keybork.
  3. ouzo77

    ouzo77 Active Member

    Jan 16, 2006
    Nuremberg, Germany
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    i would use a midi keyboard. it's much cheaper than a electronic kit (which takes as much practice as a real drum kit) and you can use it for synths and other sounds too.
  4. Imaginaryday

    Imaginaryday Active Member

    Mar 15, 2006
    Washington, DC
    i would not use a keyboard to trigger drums as you need to have control over velocity and dynamic to make the your drum patterns sound and feel as natural as possible. i would use a drum percussion pad such as alesis or roland. your performance will translate well on these and are more comfortable than a keyboard.

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