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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 pattern completely from samples, with a drum loop

LMMS already comes with a lot of samples in its library. Let's make a pattern that utilizes them, and then explore using drum loops:

  1. Create a new project in LMMS.
  2. Save this project as Samples Project.
  3. Open the side bar.
  4. Open the My Samples folder.
  5. Open the Misc folder and highlight snaph01.ogg:
    Time for action—creating a pattern completely from samples, with a drum loop
  6. Drag the snaph01 sample to your Beat+Bassline Editor.
    Time for action—creating a pattern completely from samples, with a drum loop
  7. Let's put this snap on the bars two and four of this 4/4 measure, as shown in the following screenshot. Every four beats in this pattern ...

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