Chapter 9

Making Beats with Drummer and Ultrabeat

In This Chapter

arrow Creating beats with your virtual drummer

arrow Producing drum sounds

arrow Designing grooves with Ultrabeat

arrow Sequencing drum patterns

Did your drummer get lost on the way to the studio? Don’t you just hate it when that happens? Oh, you have Logic Pro X? Never mind.

Listen, I love playing with a live drummer. Some of my best musical partnerships have been with amazing drummers. But I’ve kept my greatest rhythm relationships private because I haven’t wanted to hurt any of my drummers’ feelings. Because I’m putting my own feelings in print, I might as well go all in. I love Drummer and Ultrabeat. There, I said it.

In this chapter, you discover how to use the new virtual drummer and Ultrabeat, the groove machine. You create beats, build custom drum kits, and use a pattern sequencer. Drummer and Ultrabeat make Logic Pro X an amazing songwriting tool and a music-producing powerhouse. But whatever you do, don’t beat on your computer. It only sounds like a drum — it’s not built like one.

Playing with Your Virtual Drummer

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