Drum Machine Programming - John H. Hinson III

Drum Machine Programming

By John H. Hinson III

  • Release Date: 2011-06-10
  • Genre: Computers
Score: 2.5
From 7 Ratings


This book is designed to serve as a guide for musicians and non-musicians who would like to have fun making music with their software or hardware based drum machine sequencers. The book has many of the most commonly used groove patterns in the music industry. It uses custom groove charts that's very simple to understand. This book will have you making music in a matter of minutes, rather you're a beginner or advanced user. This book will make using Redrum (Drum Sequencer) in Propellerhead's Reason a breeze and the impulse instrument in Ableton's Live and iDrum from Apple and etc., so simple that a child can use it and make wonderful music.


  • Perfectly Basic

    By JonIscool!
    there are a LOT of books out there that contain more text and more in depth descriptions of electronic beats, but those seem to target only genuine beginners or working professionals. For the competent hobbyist, this efficient cookbook gives you the bare templates to nail down stylistic grooves that you might have only been able to come close too getting correct before. Essentially, if you know how to build a beat but find yourself claustrophobic by an ignorance of breadth, this will give you great tools and traction to structure your work by without any clutter that would frustrate embellishments via your own creativity. True beginners can also use these templates as cheat codes to competent rhythms that they can run with
  • Great beat layouts!

    By Timmbacca
    The author has great drum programming examples to use. It's really getting the creative juices flowing. I use this with the Korg Electribe and MS-20 apps from KORG.