Re: Separating drums for mixing
D F Tweedie
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How hard do you want to work?
There are a couple of ways to accomplish this ... depending upon your DAW.
Assuming you like the timing on the drum track from BIAB, that is what you'd use.
Most DAWs have a 'groove' function that will enable you to create a timing track for both audio and MIDI. That could get your timing straightened out. A RealTrack drum track is going to be a lot more real than the equivalent (BIAB suggested) MIDI track. But the idea is to pull the timing from the RealTrack in your DAW and then impose it on you MIDI drum track.
Chopping. You can first chop the drum track at transients. Some DAWs have functions that will do this automatically, or if not, at least a function to move to the next transient, i.e., the sharp attack of when the drum first hits.
Once you've chopped the drum track duplicate it about 3 times so that one track ends up with the kick, one with the snare and one with all else. You can either literally duplicate it and mute out all you don't want or just select all kicks and drag them down to a new track; and, then snares, etc.
Sampling. You could do things the old fashioned way and extract audio drum hits and send them to a sampler to be triggered by MIDI if you like the sound and ambience of the RealTracks drums.
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