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Do I risk damaging bass amp with electronic drums

I have a Roland electronic drum kit and so far mainly used it with headphones and some cheap portable hifi speakers but they sound really tinny - the mechanical noise of the kit is louder than the ...
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I cannot connect my e drum to pc

So i bought an electronic drum Roland TD1DMK last month. Until now i don't know how to connect to my PC. I bought the jack and plug it in. It says that my drum just connect but when i check on my DAW, ...
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How to select and organize samples of electronic drum sounds?

I'm familiar with programming realistically sounding drums. Many programs include sampled real drum instruments organized in kits, such that the included drum samples sound good together. All that's ...
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I am trying to setup my roland td-3 drum kit as a MIDI controller

So far I've setup the kit in ableton live 10 as remote control and turned local control off on the kit itself. I've been following the guide in ableton step by step so far but failing at 'verifying ...
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PC Driver for Roland TD-1DMK

I recently bought a Roland TD-1DMK kit. I want to connect it with my laptop. But when I go to the Roland site, I can find drivers for TD-11, but not for TD-1. Where can I find the drivers for TD-1?
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What is a wise Drum Samples Naming Convention?

I recently bought some groovy new tools for sampling drums and percussion. I really want to approach this seriously and see myself doing quite a bit of this going forward. But right now I'm at the ...
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Are there any MIDI-based drum coaching applications around? [closed]

Being a (hobby) guitarist, I always wanted to learn drums. As I don't have a dedicated rehearsal space, I decided to buy a used V-Drums kit (TD 17) from Roland with meshheads. The module comes with an ...
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How can I listen to my electronic drums through my computer without additional delay?

I recently got a Roland TD-11K, which has an USB output. I plugged it on my Windows 10 and the drivers were successfully installed. I went to the Sound Control Panel, checked "Listen to this ...
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My electronic snare sounds so hollow, I can hear it over the music. How can I fix this?

I recently bought a Millenium MPS-850. Sounds reasonable, but especially the snare drum sounds so hollow, you could mistake it for an actual percussion instrument. It's so loud, that I can hear it ...
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Where do I get a frame for my electric drum kit

I found an old electric drum kit in my friends garage. He had a Simmons SD5x Drum kit. However, somehow he's lost the frame while moving houses. They don't sell that model anymore, any idea where I ...
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Connecting Roland drums to Ableton Live

This is the first time I have tried to use electronic drums through Ableton Live. I use a Focusrite Scarlett interface for other instruments so I am assuming that I will need to do the same for the ...
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MIDI connection between drum kit and laptop not working

I have an electronic drum kit (Millenium MPS-100) connected to my laptop via a MIDI (5-pin) to USB cable (just a cheap cable, there's no brand/model on it). I can't seem to get any signal from the ...
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Is it harmful for a newbie to experiment with drumstick grip

A couple weeks ago I set up an electronic drum set I had. I've never had drum lessons before, but I've watched some YouTube videos on drum grip and on basic technique. Within a week I found that I ...
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how can i mic a 7 piece drumkit to record it in a professional studio

The type of drum is a standard kit ....and i need to know the types of mics i will need to use and also their type (condenser/dynamic),brand names along with frequency response,directionality in terms ...
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Electric kick drum pedal starts oscillating in such a way that it does not register hits

I am a beginning drummer and have an electric drumkit with a Yamaha kick drum, the one shown below. For some specific songs where the kick drum is a consistent beat, I cannot seem to produce a ...
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Delay in sound when connecting electronic drumset to a soundbar

I recently got my Alesis Nitro Mesh Kit and it's awesome when I plug in my Audio Technica headphones. However, I have tried different Samsung, Sony and LG soundbars and I can sense a very very tiny ...
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Does Roland V-Drums Tutor work with other e-drums kits with midi output (ex. Millenium)

I have a Millenium 150-E drums kit and I need a software for learning drums. Preferably with instant feedback on the note played, timing, etc. I found the Roland V-Drums Tutor software but this was ...
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What type of cable does a hi-hat pedal use in Roland electronic drum kits?

A 2nd hand TD3 works great but the 'proper' cable for the hi-hat pedal is missing. We tried with a guitar lead but it only worked (intermittently) when inserted about half-way in. The other pads all ...
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Could I use “normal” headphones with an electronic drum?

I have recently purchased a Roland TD-4KP drum kit (that did not arrive yet), and I am wondering if it is possible to use my current headphone (a Sony WH-1000XM2) to play the drum, or is it required ...
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multi v-drum modules, one setup

What I would like to know is: would it be possible to run two separate drum set modules from the same trigger set? Meaning, say, if I had a TD 7 and a TD 11 module but only one drum set and say I ...
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E-drumkit recommendation for using with drum VST [closed]

I'm looking for an E-drumkit to be used with a drum VST (I'm using drum samples from NI's Komplete 11). Because I will be routing the midi data to my computer and use Komplete 11's samples, it is of ...
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How do I record my drums onto computer with roland td1kv?

I am using Roland TD1KV electronic drum kit. The manual says that you can easily record your drums and transfer it into a computer using a "standard USB cable", "sold separately". What do they mean by ...
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Is the Roland TD-17 a drop-in replacement for TD-12?

A few years ago, I sold my TD-12 drum module to pay the bills. Since then, my V-Drums have been sat in the box screaming out to be played and I think I'm just about in a position to replace the ...
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Need help playing 16th notes on bass drum

This problem has been persistent ever since i began playing them. Whenever I play two 16th notes with the hi hat on the first it's usually completely fine, though when i play the first on the offbeat ...
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Triggering melodic sounds with electronic drums?

I play a Roland TD-30K drum kit and have been working to extend what can be done with this incredible piece of technology for quite some time now. A sort of holy grail I have been aiming for is the ...
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Routing audio from electronic drum set into computer

I own an Alesis DM-10 electronic drum set, and dont have a ton of pro audio experience. I am curious what is a best way to record the set's line out with my computer. The drum brain has TRS ...
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Mapping the “change kit” action to a trigger on Alesis DM10

Is there a way of mapping the "change kit" action to the triggers on the Alesis DM10? For example I would like to map "move 1 up/next" to the kick trigger so when I kick it, my drum preset goes from 5 ...
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Electric drum kit noise - cymbals only (Need advise to reduce noise)

I have read lots of posts about electric drum noise especially in apartments, but these posts relate to the kick drum the the thump sound either upwards or downwards. emphasized text I have ...
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Roland TD11KV Problem recording using a flash drive

So basically I've been trying to record myself playing drum using a USB flash drive and when I plug the flash drive on the td11 module it assums that the flash drive is actually there, but then when I ...
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how to set up electronic drums in ableton

sorry about the repost, I couldn't write a comment on the previous one, because I wasn't registered So, I have Alesis DM Lite electronic drum kit and I also have Ableton Live 9 software. I want to ...
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How is this electronic sound made

Between 2:59 and 3:25 of the song Charlie Brown by Coldplay (song link) some sort of vocal electronic sound can be heard. It is not the first time I hear this kind of sound and I was wondering how is ...
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set up electronic drums in ableton

So, I have Alesis DM Lite electronic drum kit and I also have Ableton Live 9 software. I want to record the drums thorugh Ableton, but I don't know how to set up the drums in the software. The drum ...
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Learning Drums in Ableton live - finger Drumming

I wanted to learn drums, finger drumming in Ableton live. I can have a sound track and a midi track with 808 or 909 kit loaded and I can play the sound clip and try to play the midi to match the same. ...
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What does this drummer use to get this electronic sound

Throught this video, the drummer can be seen using some sort of electronic pad that creates a clap sound, e.g. at 1:02. I am new to electronic drums and would like to know what is the exact name of ...
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Electronic drums, Ableton, Addictive Drums + additional audio source from laptop

I have Alesis DM10 studio. Currently I'm using the Alesis module for drum presets and my laptop to put some music on to play along and practice. This is the back of the module: I'm using the AUX IN ...
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Heavy but silent acoustic drumming

I am gonna play a gig with an acoustic band (flute, saxophone, cello and digital piano) without any mics or speakers. I will be drumming along with them. The idea is that we play smooth jazz and ...
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Difference between Rjct-T and Mask-T in electronic drum trigger settings — Millenium MPS 600

I have the Millenium MPS600 drum module. The manual is a bit poor in terms of detailed information about the trigger settings. From experimentation and looking at manuals ( ie it's own as well as ...
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Is it necessary to turn on my electronic drum kit before the amp and vice versa?

I'm sorry if this is a super noob question><. I recently got my hands on an electronic kit and the store reminded me to always turn the kit on before the amp and the amp off before the kit. Is this ...
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Is it a bad idea to mix lessons on acoustic, and practise on electronic multipad?

Is it a bad idea for a beginner level student who learns from her teacher, on acoustic drumkit, to then use an electronic multipad to practise on ? While decent acoustic drumkits are out of my budget ...
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What are the disadvantages of using an electronic drumset?

Motivated by Why might one want to record a drum accompaniment electronically without using regular or electronic drumheads and cymbals to drum on? What are the disadvantages of using an electronic ...
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Drumstick choices for electronic drums

Beginner drummer here. I just bought an electronic drum set and am wondering about how to choose the best sticks. Some articles I read (including this one) talk about different tip shapes and how ...