All About-- Electronic Percussion

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Hal Leonard Corporation, 2006 - Music - 137 pages
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All About Electronic Percussion is a beginner's guide to this exciting new world. The book explains the fundamentals and benefits of electronic percussion, and presents introductions to drum pads and triggers, percussion sound modules, and much more. Helpful "how-to" sections guide the newcomer through the process of setting up systems, and explains the MIDI technology the electronic percussionist needs to know.
 

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Contents

ELECTRONIC DRUMS A Brief History
1
CREATIVE USE OF ELECTRONIC DRUMS
19
ELECTRONIC DRUM COMPONENTS
25
ASSEMBLING YOUR DRUMS FOR THE FIRST TIME
43
HAND TECHNIQUE Relaxation and Other Considerations for Electronic Drums
51
AUDIO BASICS AND AMPLIFICATION
57
BASIC MIDI Were not in Kansas anymore
71
BASIC MIDI SEQUENCING
85
A SAMPLING PRIMER
103
LOOPING SoftwareBased Looping
113
TRIGGERING FROM ACOUSTIC DRUMS
123
GLOSSARY
131
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
138
INDEX
139
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