Programme wonky drum beats by using different grid divisions and quantisation settings.
Let’s begin this month’s column with some simple ways to make an eighth-note drum pattern more interesting, and then move on to other time divisions, working our way up from triplets to quintuplets and beyond.
Start by programming a basic eighth-note drum beat at 92 bpm. Create a new software instrument track and, from the Media Browser, load one of the Drum Kit Designer kits. For this example, I am...
You've only read 10% of this article, so to continue reading...
Option 1: Login to read this article if you have a Web Subscription or Industry Controlled Circulation account
- To read the full article online (in HTML browser format), please LOG IN at the top of this page.
- Note: Your Web subscription does not include downloadable PDF articles free of charge.
Option 2: Buy a Web sub from our shop
- A Web sub can be bought from our Shop and used immediately, or contact our Subs staff to discuss an upgrade price to add Web access to your existing subscription.
Option 3: Buy and download this SOS article in Adobe PDF format
- Buy this article now and immediately download the PDF file to your computer.
- PDF articles look identical to the printed magazine layouts (but exclude advertisements).
- Note: Some shorter articles don't always have a PDF version.