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How to make programmed drums sound alive?

Posted On04/12/2019
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Audio plugin tools or “VSTs” like Addictive Drums often do the job in many drum productions. Be it a demo-track or a Spotify hit. In some cases, you want to make the beat sound even more alive realistic and human. What you want to do is called humanizing. Here are a few common tricks you can do if the beat feels ‘programmed’ and maybe not as groovy as you want.

Use the XLN Audio Addictive Trigger (AT) or any other drum trigger plugin that supports this function. The AT will detect the hits in your audio file and assign them to a drum of your choice. It triggers the drum. …and it’s very good at detecting. Watch the video to know more.


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