Toontrack Superior Drummer 3.0

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  1. Radau

    Radau Bongoloid

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  2. oc616

    oc616 Control Deck Wins

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    Given that we can load our own or third party samples, this should accept the old sample packs right?
     
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    jerm SS.org Regular

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    ^Yes any SD2 or EZ2 pack will work with it.

    I wonder how good this is at replacing drums from audio files. If it's as good as Slate Trigger, this would be amazing.
     
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    Looks like some nice improvements over SD2. I like the idea of the plugin itself being able to do the triggering for replacement- I don't think 2 could do that (or I just never found the feature). Trying to get MIDI triggered off of real kits was always a pain for me, so if this can improve that process, they've got my attention.
     
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    duffbeer33 ..working on my mix Contributor

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    Had to know this was coming based on how many promotional e-mails I got about crossgrading from EZ Drummer 2 to SD 2 for only $105. I wonder if the price of SD 2 will drop drastically now. Haven't ever used any of the SD Line. This new version does look pretty awesome though!
     
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    That $420 price tag sure is hefty though. Woof.
     
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    It is, but if you consider that Slate Trigger is like 200 bucks, this isn't so bad (if the sample triggering tool is as good as Slate Trigger...)
     
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    Genome Wrex. Shepard.

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    oc616 Control Deck Wins

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    From those "bare bones" examples, I'm not particularly dazzled by any of the kicks or snares. :/
     
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    Well, looks like I'll be upgrading. I dig 2.3 or whatever I'm running these days (is there a 2.4?), but anything that makes the already-great tool better is probably money well spent.
     
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    Man, I just recently got SD 2.x. :frantic: Will probably wait for a sale. The reduced upgrade price is like $200+.
     
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    Very nice upgrades on paper, although probably not worth it for my current use (pure composing/pre-production stuff), but I would upgrade in a heartbeat if I had any kind of mixing/production work to do.
     

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