Street Drum Kit Pattern Basics
Make a groovy drum beat using a polyrhythmic pattern by creating a cycle of 3 over a cycle of 4. Then animate the drum beat by adding a unique laser zap sound. Adding an animated sound is a great way to entertain your listeners. Hear for yourself in Trapezoid by Ill.Gates x UHNK.
Isolate, Frequency, Control & Time
Drums are the power and punch to every mix. If your drums don’t bang, your song won’t either. You can make the drums punch more by reducing the ambience of a reverb with time based controls. Learn how to use time based controls with drums with this tutorial for Isolation, Frequency, Control & Time.
Adding Textures To Drum Loops
Use gated sounds and layering to add texture and movement to your drums. White noise, vinyl crackle, animals, a voice, bass sounds… these are all good sounds for adding texture and gating. Improve your drum sound design skills by learning 3 Ways To Add Texture To Drum Loops.