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How Drum Grooves Control the Genre of Music

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    Introduction (3:11)


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    How Drum Grooves Control the Genre of Music (Lesson) (5:33)


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    Did You Make the Drum Sounds in the Video Lesson? (5:49)


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    What Are Your Thoughts on Cymatics Drum Sample Packs? (2:21)


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    Can You Talk About Swing & Groove? (7:09)


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    Can You Create a Natural Swing Feel with Ableton's Groove Pool? (4:09)


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    What Does the Groove Pool Timing Do? (0:49)


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    How Do You Add Velocity Variation to Each Drum Note? (3:42)


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    Webinar Outro (1:37)


In this course, Josh Bess explains how the type of drum grooves you create along with the sound choices you use will completely change the genre of music you are creating. Josh discusses ideas focused on drum rhythm creation, MIDI note editing, sound design choices, groove, swing, feel, and many other related topics asked throughout the live webinar.


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musicman
Submitted 6 months ago

good

josh is a very good & down to earth teacher, u should have him do videos on building a drum & bass song from start to finish.

I am a: Student, Hobbyist

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TVPNYC
Submitted 10 months ago

incredibly basic...

lack-luster and incredibly basic... not very applicable to non-Ableton DAWs

I am a: Professional, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer, Sound Designer, Logic Pro, Pro Tools

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jgold707
Submitted 1 year ago

Good Ideas.

Nice way of explaining swing.

I am a: Hobbyist, Semi-Pro, Musician, Audio Engineer, Pro Tools

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Silvergold
Submitted 1 year ago

clear and guideful video

Really good way to understand the effects of the groove and the pack sounds in the style you create!

I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Producer, Sound Designer, Mastering Facility, Ableton Live, FL Studio, Studio One

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Yyoo
Submitted 1 year ago

Great

I start used to this, how far will groove3 would go keep impressing me

I am a: Semi-Pro, Producer, Beat Maker, FL Studio, Pro Tools

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JOSH BESS is a percussionist, electronic performing artist, and Ableton Certified Trainer. Performing with multiple artists and employing a wide variety of styles, he is experienced in jazz, funk, Latin, pop, rock, and more. In addition to performing, Bess developed an interest in music production and went on to earn his college degree in audio engineering and jazz commercial performance. He has fused his knowledge and his ear for audio production with his percussive background to develop an efficient and creative electronic workflow—a combination that he regularly puts to work in his compositions and live performances. For more information, visit www.joshbess.net.

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How Drum Grooves Control the Genre of Music is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 5.
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from good josh is a very good & down to earth teacher, u should have him do videos on building a drum & bass song from start to finish.
Date published: 2017-12-25
Rated 1.0 out of 5 by from incredibly basic... lack-luster and incredibly basic... not very applicable to non-Ableton DAWs
Date published: 2017-09-13
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Good Ideas. Nice way of explaining swing.
Date published: 2017-05-07
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from clear and guideful video Really good way to understand the effects of the groove and the pack sounds in the style you create!
Date published: 2017-04-23
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great I start used to this, how far will groove3 would go keep impressing me
Date published: 2017-04-19
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