VENNS “Red Carpet” Drum Riffs / MIDI 
Bundle v01.0 

Software Requirements: Reaper V6+ for both Mac & Windows & Toontrack EZ Drummer II 
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NOTE 1: Raw MIDI can be used with all DAWs and all ToonTrack Drum software. 
NOTE 2: Should work with older versions of Reaper but has not been tested. 

Reaper Session Compatibility: Reaper V6+ for both Mac & Windows 

MIDI & Toontrack Presets Compatible with: All DAWs that support the use of Toontrack virtual drums. 

About the Beats: These beats were created specifically for Venns. However, you have the ability to use the MIDI blocks in an interchangeable fashion. When paired with your awesome riffs, you should be able to use the blocks to create many new compositions for your own ripping tunes. 

Toontrack Kit Compatibility: While these beats were designed for use exclusively with Drumkit From Hell, the MIDI can be used with almost any EZX kit (also compatible with most SDX kits). A preset for the EZ Modern default kit is included. 

Session Index: 

VennsFullSession 
Original drum MIDI from the “Red Carpet” EP 
All beats and mix optimized for Drumkit From Hell EZX expansion pack. 

VennsWriting 
Flat & neutral preset for the “Drumkit From Hell” expansion kit. 
All beats and mix optimized for Drumkit From Hell EZX expansion pack. 

Preset Index: 

2VennsDFH 
Flat & neutral preset for the “Drumkit From Hell” expansion kit. 
Drumkit From Hell EZX expansion pack needed. 

VennsEZMOD 
Flat & neutral preset for the stock, “Modern” kit that is included in EZ Drummer II. 
No extra drum packs needed! 

Loading the Session & Presets: 

Step 1 - In the VENNS-Drums folder, there are two session folders - VennsFullSession and VennsWriting. In the folder of preference, double-click the .RPP file. to launch the Reaper session. 

Step 2 - Click the EZdrummer button at the top of the FX rack in the Reaper mixer. 

Step 3 - Click “MENU” in the top-right corner of the EZ Drummer window. 

Step 4 - Click “Load Project”. 

Step 5 - Navigate to the “VENNS-Drums” folder, then to the “EZ Presets” and select one of the 2 kits that you have installed on your system. 

Step 6 - Arrange the MIDI blocks in the session and adjust the reaper mixer to your personal taste. 

Step 7 - Record riffs to the drums and rock out! 

Have fun grinding! 

- Scott Bunn