How to create drum rhythms for known music genres.


Basics of creating drum rhythms for a music producer.

Learn how to create basic music rhythms in programs like Ableton, Logic X and others.

In this video, Nick teaches how to program drums for many different genres like Hip-Hop, R&B, Dubstep, Trap and many more. He discusses the construction of basic beats in a very simple way. While he uses Ableton Live in this movie, this method applies to every DAW.

It is the perfect ‘Recipe’ for beats for nine different music genres.

It doesn’t matter if you work in one genre or maybe your music is completely different. These basic bits will definitely inspire you. It is very important to understand the basics of different music styles. Thanks to this, you will be able to put your ideas into practice.

In this video tutorial, Nick from Splice shows how to sequence different types of drum beats for nine different music genres. These basic ready rhythms are great starting points for experimenting with rhythm. They can be a beginning for further inspiration.

The sounds used in this movie:

All MIDI templates are available for free at Splice:

1:30 – Hip Hop 4:37 – Reggaeton / Dancehall 7:18 – House 10:22 – Techno 12:38 – Future Bass 15:26 – R&B 16:43 – Dubstep 18:26 – Trap 22:12 – Drum & Bass