Tour Video filmed during the tracking of Drums of Destruction EZX highlights Hybrid’s Studio A.
Toontrack recently released a tour video of Hybrid Studios on their YouTube channel. In the video, former lead-engineer Josh Brooks highlights outboard and mics that were used in tracking sessions for the Drums of Destruction EZX, an expansion for EZdrummer 2 and Superior Drummer 3, produced by Josh Wilbur (Korn, Avenged Sevenfold) with renowned Lamb of God drummer, Chris Adler.
“The Drums of Destruction EZX comes with two full kits, one of which is Chris’ personal Mapex set while the other is a Pearl Reference kit that was handpicked by Josh and used on several of his productions,” reads Toontrack’s product site, “In addition, it includes five snares, one extra kick as well as Chris’ trademark abundance of cymbals. It was recorded through an SSL4064G+, various chains of analogue outboard and captured with carefully selected microphones at Josh’s studio of choice, Hybrid Studios in Orange Country, CA. With its perfectly treated one-thousand-square-foot live room, it has proved time and time again in countless sessions to be an ideal location for ambient but still tight and defined drums that have a transparent character.”
Superior Drummer 3 yields endless choices for honing, shaping, and molding drums. Over 230GB of raw sounds were captured at Galaxy Studios by the legendary George Massenburg. There’s also drag-and-drop support for individual or third-party samples. SD3’s mixer provides advanced routing and control over individual mic bleed, and it’s loaded with 35 top-tier studio effects. And with integrated audio-to-MIDI conversion, Superior Drummer 3 provides powerful drum replacement and augmentation. Finding the right groove is easy, thanks to advanced search functions, and you can build and arrange full drum tracks without leaving the program. Complete with custom drum graphics, a scalable interface, and detachable windows, Toontrack’s Superior Drummer 3 is the final word in drum production.
Toontrack’s tour of Studio A can be seen at the link below.