How to Program Drum Beats from Bass Lines (Lesson for MIDI Drums & Real Drums)

Watch this Hack Music Theory lesson to learn how to program drum beats from bass lines and take your music production and drum programming to the next level. But first... tea!

Download the PDF & MIDI for this Drum Lesson

We're so pumped to share Tony Holroyd's second "Hack Drums" video with y'all. In this lesson, he teaches you how to program drum beats from bass lines or guitar riffs. He breaks down this creative process into four easy hacks. So whether you want to program MIDI drums or write live drum parts, just follow these drum hacks, and your drum beats won't just be unique, they'll be super groovy, too!

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We really hope you dig our new music theory lesson, and if you wanna get your hands on all the vital theory hacks you need to write great songs, then please download our Hack Music Theory for Songwriting & Producing PDF (click & scroll down).

Thank you for being brave and committing to make the world a better place through better music. Until next week, happy songwriting & producing!

Ray Harmony - Victoria BC, Canada
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