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LMMS: A Complete Guide to Dance Music Production Beginner's Guide by David Earl

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Time for action—creating a beat pattern

Let's make a beat, using the steps of the Beats+Bassline Editor:

  1. When a sample is loaded into the Beats+Bassline Editor, an instrument is created to play the sample and next to that instrument we have a Volume knob, a Pan knob, and 16 little segments. Let's click on the first segment and then every fourth segment following:
    Time for action—creating a beat pattern
  2. This is going to give us the standard, no-frills, dance kick drum. In the dance community, this is usually called four on the floor. Hit your Space bar, or click on the Play Icon to have a listen.
  3. Let's get another element in there. A clap would be a good bet for our next instrument. Let's ...

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