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Your Cubase® Studio by Steve Pacey

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Setting Up and Recording a MIDI Drum Kit with Cubase

As you can probably guess, there are many benefits to using a MIDI drum kit in a home Cubase studio. Not only can you save loads of time, but you’re also probably going to get the best-sounding recording because getting good drum sounds hinges on so many variables.

In this short walkthrough, I explain the easiest way to interface a MIDI drum kit with Cubase. Since there are several different types of kits and brains on the market, I use general references that every drum brain should have.

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First, connect the MIDI drum kit to the drum brain as instructed by the kit’s manufacturer.
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Run a MIDI cable from the drum brain’s MIDI Out to the MIDI In of your computer’s sound card/MIDI interface. ...

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