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This is one of my favorite beat making plugins.

Often times I like using certain plugins to help my creative workflow when building out my drum patterns.  In this video, I walk you through my beat making process using one of my favorite beat making plugins.  

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What is this compressor actually doing to my drums?

I had a chance to head over to Colorado team up with Faderpro to shoot a complete walk through of how I created my song “Champion Sound” Here is a video which highlights a chapter from the course talking about How I used compression on my drums using the built in compressor from Ableton Live.…

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Turn your 4 bar loop into a Finished Song. PT 2 [VIDEO]

This is the second part to the current video series I am working on.  In this series I walk you through my production process of a song titled “give it away” for an artist I am currently developing Gigi Rowe.

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My Drum Programming Techniques in Ableton Live [Video]

I walk you through some practical ways to add creative life to your drum programming when using Ableton live.  I use the gate plugin to trigger loops and have them open and close in specific times to add a good vibe to my drums. Download Your FREE Ableton Live Template Set with Loops, Instruments, &…

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Getting More beef in your mixes with parallel compression

Here is a great way to get some extra dynamic punch from your mixes with using just a simple technique known as parallel compression. 

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Simple Step To Great Drum Layering in Ableton Live

When I first began to produce my own music getting my drums to sound decent was quite the task.  I would program a beat then begin jumping up and down with joy until I turned on the radio and hear one of Timbaland’s beats, I felt like starting from square one.  Of course I kept…

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How Much Time are You Wasting On Your Drums?

How much time are you spending tweaking your drums? When it comes to creating a great track drums are at the forefront of attention.  When I first got into making music,  I used to spend hours and hours on end trying to get my drums to sound just like the ones on some of my…

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Adding Life to your Stiff sounding Drum patterns

I share some great tips on how you can add life to your drum programming.  Because nothing says Bad drums like stiff ones!

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