2 categories of "advanced engines" --> 1. getting VST-e-drums closer to the original acoustic drum kit and 2. additional creative possibilities

Sat Feb 10, 2024 12:01 pm (Last edited: Fri Jun 28, 2024 12:49 am)
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There are 2 categories of "advanced engines" :

1. : getting VST-e-drums closer to the original acoustic drum kit

2. : additional creative possibilities

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(1.) - Examples for "advanced engines" that will get VST-e-drums closer to the original acoustic drum kit:



Why detailed custom velocity curves are a game changer ∙>[ 👉 LINK ]


authentic & consistent mesh pad (or cymbal pad) CENTER-to-EDGE velocity translation : compensate for the loss of velocity from the center to the edge ∙>[ 👉 LINK ]


Snare Drum Throw Off Switch for VSTi-e-drummers ∙>[ 👉 LINK ]


Hi-Hat Drop Clutch function for VST-e-drummers ∙>[ 👉 LINK ]


Roland "PD-140DS" Digital Snare ↔ drum sampler translation: making 2 articulations ( ∙ Rimshot -vs- RimClick or Sidestick ∙ ) available from rim strokes: Rimshot playing method -vs- rim alone ∙>[ 👉 LINK ]


Snare 'Shallow Rimshot' (vs. 'Deep Rimshot') integration ∙>[ 👉 LINK ]


Stageless Positional Sensing in drum samplers ∙>[ 👉 LINK ]


Stageless Positional Sensing in SD3 (incl. all three Snare Stages "Center", "Off Center", "Edge") ∙>[ 👉 LINK ]


(additional) 3rd Tom articulation ( ➜ Rimshots or Rim Only) from drum samplers now available on 2-zone Roland tom pads (connected to Roland modules) ∙>[ 👉 LINK ]


Roland 2-zone cymbal pads [i.e. Crash cymbal pads like CY-14c(-T) or CY-12c(-T)] --> turning them into 3-zone cymbal pads (for Software Drumming) ∙>[ 👉 LINK ]


6 Ride Cymbal zones with Roland CY-18DR (and SD3-SDXes ∙∙∙> play all available Ride articulations on one cymbal pad!) ∙>[ 👉 LINK ]


Roland Digital Hihat "VH-14D" ↔ Superior Drummer 3 - Positional Sensing ZONES : all combinations and options ( ➜ L/R distinction on Edge + Bow + Bell) ∙>[ 👉 LINK ]


Drum Sampler Hihat Engine Toggle for creative e-drummers ∙>[ 👉 LINK ]


Consistently controllable 2-closed-stages Variable Hihat ∙>[ 👉 LINK ]


Roland CY-18DR Digital Ride Cymbal: authentic drum sampler Choke translation ∙>[ 👉 LINK ]


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(2.) - Examples for "advanced engines" that will give the drummer additional creative possibilities:



Mute Engines for (multiple) hihats: check out the description of the BecauseDrumGeek-Mangini Hihat Engine ∙>[ 👉 LINK ]


Switch X-Hat ( / Hihat) Openness during a song by pad hit : "TIGHT" vs. "CLOSED" vs. "CLOSED LOOSE ( / SEMI OPEN)" ∙>[ 👉 LINK ]


Superior Drummer 3 + EZDrummer2 -- Cymbal Choking "advanced" ∙>[ 👉 LINK ]∙∙∙ + ∙∙∙[ 👉 LINK ]


Bassdrum Engine toggle ∙>[ 👉 LINK ]


creative e-drum engine : [A↔B] Kick Sequence Switch for single kick pads ∙>[ 👉 LINK ]


Stageless SD3 Snare Positional Sensing Lock function Toggle (fantastic & unique additional feature) ∙>[ 👉 LINK ]


Software Drumming: add OPEN-CLOSED functionality to additional Hihats ∙>[ 👉 LINK ]


'Switch snares during a song' FIX for VST-e-drummers ∙>[ 👉 LINK ]


Switch different drum sampler kits/kit pieces/mixer states within a song by pad hit ∙>[ 👉 LINK ]


Switching SD3 states/presets / DAW states on the fly for LIVE Software Drumming ∙>[ 👉 LINK ]


LIVE Software Drumming + Toggle VST-e-drum functions/engines during a song / while you're playing ∙>[ 👉 LINK ]


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