Making The Beat


How To Make Beats

Making the Beat # 1 – The Big Payback

  1. Choice of Sounds
  2. Layering Drum Samples
  3. Inspiration Behind the Beat
  4. Free Drum Samples


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Making the Beat # 2 – This is Africa

  1. Sampling
    • The Right Tempo and Feeling
    • How To Make Beats Sounding like An Entity
  2. The Inspiration
  3. Free Drums

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Making the Beat # 3 – Build this Mountain

  1. The Power of Cymbals
    • Strong-arming with Crashes & Tutti’s
    • Building the Tension with Crescendo’s
    • Getting Classy: Rides & Chimes
  2. The 808 as an All-Rounder
  3. Free Drum Sounds


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Making the Beat # 4 – Kurt Rambis

  1. Breaking the House Down!
    • Let the Drums and Bass Lead
    • Dynamics: Breaks & Silences
    • Power Effects: Stutter Edit
  2. The inspiration
  3. Free Samples


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Making The Beat #5 – She Can Have It All (1)

  1. Song Structure
  2. Listen
    • Create a Story
    • Hooks, Hooks, Hooks!
    • Variation
  3. Natural Reverb
  4. Free Drum Samples


Making Beats

Making The Beat #6 – She Can Have It All (2)

  1. How To Make Your Own Sound
    • Don’t Imitate
    • Experiment
    • Evaluate
    • Be Patient
  2. Free Percussion Sounds