Drum Programming Basics: Create Todays Drum Loops & Patterns

Learn several drum programming techniques you can use to differentiate yourself from the competition.
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Instructed by Joseph Evans Music / Production
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  • Lectures 25
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 10/2015 English

Course Description

Recently Updated 2017: Brand new lectures, better explanations, more examples, more resources!


Would like to learn how to 

  • Make better beats in 2017? 
  • Create drum patterns and loops like a pro?
  • Develop your own unique drum patterns and sound?

Then enroll in this course!

The content was created with the beginner to intermediate level producer or beat maker in mind. So everything is easy to understand and simple to apply to your beat making process!


The first section covers Drum Programming Theory

After completion you will understand

  • Note Lengths - which will help you create more sophisticated drum patterns and loops
  • Quantization - which will help keep your patterns on beat
  • Counting and Time - which will help you better understand how to make more complex drum patterns
  • Triplets - which is the foundation to developing the crazy high hat, snare, and kick drum combos you hear on the radio!


In the next section you will learn step by step how to "Create Today's Drum Patterns"

After completion you will understand

  • A drum programming formula that you can use to develop your own sound
  • Several drum creation techniques top producers are using to gain the attention of artists, music supervisors, and other creatives in the industry
  • And several other tips and tricks to make dynamic drum patterns and loops


And the last section is specifically designed to help you learn from several "real life examples" on creating banging beats!

Also as an added bonus you can download my "custom drum pack" full of over 100+

  • Unique drum samples
  • Solid kicks, snare, claps, and high hats
  • Original drum loops

All royalty free and all free to use for enrolling in this course!

So waste no more time watching tutorials that may or may not be accurate or relevant to your needs...

Save yourself the frustration and trouble learning how to improve your beats on your own..

And gain the competitive edge you need to separate yourself from all the other emerging producers and beat makers online.

Enroll Now!

What are the requirements?

  • It would be best if you already have a basic understanding of how to make beats, but don't worry if you don't have a clue where to start the first section will help you get started.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Pick the right drum sounds.
  • Properly quantize your beats.
  • Make your own professional hip hop drum patterns and sequences.
  • Understand the fundamentals of hip hop drum creation and be able to properly use them to improve the quality of your sound.

Who is the target audience?

  • Take this course if you are new to making beats and want to quickly leap ahead of the learning curve.
  • Take this course if you want to quickly learn step by step how to master hip hop drum creation.
  • Do not take this course if you are already a master at making beats. This course is designed for beginners, those wanting to improve their sound, and make better hip hop beats.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction
Drum Programming Basics
Bonus #1: Next Level Drum Pak
Section 2: Drum Programming Theory
Note Length
Counting and Time
Section 3: Create Today's Drum Patterns
Creating Today's Drum Patterns
Drum Programming Formula
Creating Snare Patterns
High Hat Creation Tips 1
High Hat Creation Tips 2
Kick Drum Pattern Creation 1
Kick Drum Pattern Creation 2
Section 4: Live Beat Making Examples
Live Beat Making Examples Introduction
Live Demo 1
Live Demo 2
Live Demo 3
Live Demo 4
Live Demo 5
Bonus #2: Arranging The Beat
Bonus: Live Demo 1
Bonus: Live Demo 2
Bonus: Live Demo 3
Thank You

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Instructor Biography

Joseph Evans, Learn How to Make Better Music!

Joseph Evans Jr better known as EVAJ MUSIC is an ASCAP Accredited Music Producer, Composer, & Songwriter. His music is licensed to several major networks such as MTV, VH1, TruTV, Bravo, on shows such as "Real Housewives", "Love & HipHop Atlanta", "Fuse News", "Hardcore Pawn", and "Guy Court". He has also worked with several independent artists over the past 10 years.  

He is a Full Sail Graduate and an active NARIP Member. Currently residing in Atlanta, GA. Joseph is actively pursuing licensing opportunities in film, television, games, and advertising.    

"Enroll in one of my 17 courses on topics such as: Logic Pro X, GarageBand, Audacity, Music Production, Mixing, and Music Theory and learn what it takes to develop your craft and polish your music." - Joseph

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