Recording a simple rhythm guide track
John Watson Lesson time: (7min 41sec)
Using hardware equipment (drum machine, synth & soundcard) generate a simple drum track - a rhythmic pulse on which to compose some musical motifs, including pad / lead and bass sounds
About the instructor
After work experience with Depeche Mode and Cure Producer Dave Allen, John was inspired to study Music Technology in London. His music career began after a successful signing to CookShop Records releasing 9 singles and an album in 2007 that received rave reviews from Q, Uncut and Lowdown Magazine, plus radio play from XFM and Radio One.
John began training as an audio engineer at Bonafide studio in 2005 where he... read more