On Strike

New Tutorial covers Digidesign’s Strike virtual drum software      18/08/08  On Strike

Buying Choices have released their Strike Virtual Drummer tutorial. Here’s their press release…
Digidesign’s Strike is one of the most powerful, realistic-sounding and customizable virtual drum software programs on the market today, making it easy to create, control and produce professional drum performances in Pro Tools M-Powered. No matter what your experience level, users can create amazing, professional sounding patterns using either the 1500 editable presets or creating your own custom sounds with this revolutionary RTAS instrument plug-in. Strike has the ability to create unbelievable human feeling sounds utilizing its proprietary real-time performance engine. By simply using the Style and Kit sliders you can customize this Ultimate Virtual Drummer instantaneously, creating the exact sound and feel that you are looking for.
On’s Strike Virtual Drummer tutorial, multi-platinum award winning engineer Jeff Dykhouse will show you the in's and out's of this amazing software. No need to be intimidated by all the options afforded to you. Jeff will teach you all you need to know. Topics Include: Using Built-in Grooves, Using MIDI to Play Your Own Grooves, Configuring, Navigating and Using the Style Kit and Mix Menus, Using a Control Surface with Strike, and Printing to Audio Tracks in Pro Tools. Running Time: 1h 27m. About the Author
Jeff Dykhouse has been actively involved in audio engineering for more than 20 years. He has been a user of computer-based recording systems from their inception. Jeff's diverse career has earned him gold and platinum awards (RIAA). Many of Jeff’s endeavors have been within the Praise & Worship genre, where he has worked with top artists such as Paul Baloche, Crystal Lewis, Kevin Prosch and The Violet Burning. Additional clients include corporations such as RCA, Apple Computer, NBC and Charles Schwab. Jeff owns and operates a recording facility and systems design company in Temecula, CA. Visit Jeff
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