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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—adding elements and variation to our beat pattern

Let's add additional content to our pattern. Adding variation will help keep things from getting repetitive or gasp boring:

  1. Hit your Space bar to temporarily suspend playback of the editor.
  2. Go to the Side Bar and drag over hihat_closed01.
  3. In the new step sequencer, let's put that hi-hat on these beats:
    Time for action—adding elements and variation to our beat pattern
  4. Now hit the Space bar again.
  5. This pattern works well, but maybe we want a little more variation in the hi-hat. We can add steps to our step sequencer by right-clicking in the step area and choosing to add more steps. The more variation and the longer the sequence, the less repetitive our ...

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