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How to create Ableton Drum Racks with Scrollable Pad Banks

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One of the biggest time wasters we deal with as producers is sifting through folder after folder of one shot sounds each time we start a song. Luckily, if you're...

Introducing Pocket Drums Vol 1 - MIDI Drum Loops

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Q. What's the magic ingredient in a drum beat that makes it feel good? <div...

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Here at The Loop Loft, finding new music keeps us going....

Loop Loft Covers: Drum Direktor meets the RZA

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  Drum Direktor is a great addition to your arsenal if you use Pro Tools. Since it opens up...

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Ahhhh, don't you love the smell of a contest in the morning? One lucky follower on...

Getting Started With Drum Direktor

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Drum Direktor is a fully tweakable loop player, step sequencer and effects unit. Over the next few weeks, we at The...

Why You Need Mistakes

by Cliff Callender on - 6 Comments

Mistakes make you a better artist. Seems ridiculous right? We all seek perfection, but if everything in life is about balance,...

5 Questions to ask Before you Start Mixing

by Cliff Callender on - 4 Comments

Getting comfortable with mixing can be a lifelong journey. New engineers may be eager to dive into the toolbox of plugins or hardware in front of them,...

Video: Making Acoustic Drums Sound Electronic

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Drummer, composer and Loop Loft artist, Mark Guiliana (Brad Mehldau, David Bowie, Meshell Ndegeocello), walks us through a some tips and tricks for emulating drum samples...

Video: How to layer kick and snare samples with live multitrack drums

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In this video I show you how to quickly layer and "double" multitrack drums in Logic with electronic samples.  This same production technique can be used in almost...