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Old 05-06-2014, 12:00 PM
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Just released today. Anyone planning an upgrade? It looks, on the surface, much better than the origibal.

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Old 05-06-2014, 12:28 PM
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Just released today. Anyone planning an upgrade? It looks, on the surface, much better than the origibal.

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Old 05-06-2014, 12:50 PM
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I really like EZD-1, since I learned to modify the loops (to make them 'my own'). Definitely going to upgrade to EZD-2 soon. Hoping a special deal will happen, though - the upgrade is $89 at Sweetwater. I paid $39 for EZD-1 when it was on sale, and have a couple of the expansion packs (Nashville and Classic) which I got for $29 each.
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I will be buying it (I started out as a drummer); I like and use EZ1 and EZ2 looks great, especially the kit selections.

But oh how I wish they did rototom samples!

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Yep, I did the same thing. I now have Americana, Nashville, Indie Folk, and Latin. Now that I'm more familiar with editing the loops, I like it a lot more. I think I'll end up upgrading.

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I went ahead and downloaded it today. Very nice! The interface is much better and loads really quickly!

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I went ahead and downloaded it today. Very nice! The interface is much better and loads really quickly!

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I know it has its own interface now for creating songs, but can you still drag and drop the loops into your DAW like the original version?
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Yep, that part remained the same. It's a whole lot easier to mix and match songs to different drum sets. Haven't played around with it a lot yet, but after a slight bug getting it installed it's working great.

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Can you create your own beats and rhythms? Can you switch time signatures and such, as in making a track that does four bars of 3/4 into four bars of 4/4 with a turnaround of one bar of 7/8 leading into 8 bars of 4/4 that gradually slows for 120 bpm down the 90 bpm over the 8 bars?
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The gradual bpm change would be done in your DAW (you can do that in Reaper).
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Seems like a drawback to me to not be able to do it in the drum sequencer.
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Seems like a drawback to me to not be able to do it in the drum sequencer.
Not sure why that would be ? Wouldn't you want the rest of material in the DAW doing the same change of signature and speed ? I suppose one could manually move the midi notes to change signature. Is there a DAW based drum sequencer that lets you do this another way independent of the DAW ?
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I have not purchased it yet, but will soon. The tap 2 find feature looks like a great improvement. I would probably buy it for just that alone.
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