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Drum Pattern E-Book


Copyright 2009

Index
Introduction.................................................................................................................................2 Contact Information And Donation.............................................................................................2 Save Money on Your Software...................................................................................................3 Some Basic Tips..........................................................................................................................4 Shout-Out's .................................................................................................................................4 Chapter One: Dr. Dre..................................................................................................................5 Chapter Two: Jermaine Dupri.....................................................................................................7 Chapter Three: Just Blaze...........................................................................................................9 Chapter Four: The Neptunes.....................................................................................................11 Chapter Five: Timbaland...........................................................................................................13

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Introduction
Who am I? My name is Andreas I am a Hip-Hop Check Out My Music: music artist/producer under the alias Andre B. I'm http://www.myspace.com/AndreBmusic trying to get my game on. And I want you to do the same. And thats probably the biggest reason why I http://www.youtube.com/AndreBmusic putting this e-book together. http://www.soundclick.com/AndreBmusic Because everybody knows that the drumbeat could http://www.rocbattle.com/AndreB be what either make or break a Hip-Hop production. This book is broke up in five chapters/producers (Dr. Dre, Jermain Dupri, Just Blaze, The Neptunes and Timbaland). I really wanted to have some more producer's in this e-book. I really wanted to have a Dj Premier chapter but it was to hard to get it right so unfortunately I couldn't give you that. But if you look in the beginning of every chapter theres a section called Similar producer's/beatmaker's. And if you ask me for example Just Blaze and Dj Premier has a similar production style. And then I added Dj Premier to similar producer's/beatmaker's in the Just Blaze chapter. And every producer got a Featuring artist's section where I added some notable artist that the producer has work with. And some pattern are based upon some real drum patterns from songs produced by the producer. But not all are. And thats why the patterns ain't named after the songs they are based on. But the most of them you probably could figure out. The screen shots of the drum pattern is from FL Studio but you could basically use any modern music daw, drum machine and/or sampler. My idea with this e-book ain't that you should steal the original drum pattern. It's more to give you new ideas to create your own drum pattern inspired by them in this e-book.

Contact Information And Donation


Feel free to send me a mail with feedback on this e-book, collaboration or anything. And if you got any suggestions on what you would like to see in the next book... E-Mail: andre.b.music@gmail.com AIM: andrebmusic And if you find this e-book helpful I gladly appreciate a donation. Even if it's just a one dollar it still something that shows that you appreciate this. And it could probably speed up the work with a follow-up. Click here to make a donation using Paypal

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Save Money on Your Software


If you ask me I would say that Fl Studio (formerly Fruity Lopps) is the best and easiest music software for both newbies and pros. And I have worked with Reason, Cubase and Pro Tools. But when I want to put down a beat fast it's always FL Studio I start up. If you want to try it just download the demo. Download The FL Studio Demo by Click Here You could do every drum pattern in this e-book by using the demo version. But you can't save them because of the limitation of the demo. But if you would like to get serious with your music I suggest that you buy FL Studio (or any other software you like). But if you choose FL Studio I can offer you an 10% discount. Just use my affiliate link here. Save Money On Buying FL Studio by Click Here Some examples: If you buy the "Producer edition" it will cost you 180$ instead of 199$. And you save: 19$ And if you buy the "XXL Edition" it will cost you 270$ instead of 299$.

And you save: 29$

*Notice: It's the download version of FL Studio that you are buying. So you won't get no CD or box. But you will get free lifetime updates. So every time whenever theres a new version of FL Studio you could download it from Image Line's homepage.

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Some Basic Tips


Let's start with some basic tips that will make your beat sound better. One of the most important and most overlooked things to do is adjust your velocity on your pattern. Velocity is how hard or softthe drum hit. By changing it you give your track a more live natural feeling.

And if you use more than one snare then you could offset some of them to give it a nice sound. This technique is used often by producer's like Dr Dre. And thats why theres more than one snare/ clap channel on many patterns in this book... I chose to limit the pattern picture to: Kick, Snare, Hihat, Open Hihat, Shaker and Cymbal. But of course some snares could be claps or the hihat could be a shaker and and vice versa. It's all up to you.

Shout-Out's
Before we start some shout out's to some music production/beatmaking sites that has helped me a lot: http://www.beatclass.com/ http://www.fruityloopsuniversity.com/ http://www.todaysbeats.com/ http://www.warbeats.com/

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Chapter One: Dr. Dre


Featuring artist's: 50 Cent, Bishop Lamont, D12, Eminem, G-Unit, Snoop Dogg, The Game, Tupac, Xzibit, Similar producer's/beatmaker's: DJ Khalil, DJ Quik, Eminem, Irv Gotti, Scott Storch,

Westside 85-90 Bpm

Club 90-95 Bpm

No control 90-95 Bpm

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Ride or Die 90-95Bpm

Candy 95-100 Bpm

Math 95-100 Bpm

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Chapter Two: Jermaine Dupri


Featuring artist: Bow Wow, Da Brat, JKwon, Jagged Edge, Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nelly, Usher, Similar producer's/beatmaker's: Diddy, Lil Jon, The Neptunes, Trackboyz,

Luv 70-75 Bpm

Snap That Yo 80-85 Bpm

Yes 80-85 Bpm

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Yeah Lean 75-80 Bpm

Call Me 80-85 Bpm

Humble 180-180 Bpm

Right' 85-90 Bpm

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Chapter Three: Just Blaze


Featuring artist: Beani Sigel, Cam'ron, Freeway, Ghostface Killah, Jadakiss, Jay-Z, Kanye West, T.I., Similar producer's/beatmaker's: 9th Wonder, Dj Premier, Kanye West, RZA, Swizz Beatz

Blaze 85-90 Bpm

Husslin' 85-90 Bpm

Still Husslin' 90-95 Bpm

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Players 150-155 Bpm

Live Life 75-80 Bpm

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Chapter Four: The Neptunes


Featuring artist: Britney Spears, Clipse, Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, Kelis, N.O.R.E., Nelly, Pharrell, Similar producer's/beatmaker's: Jermaine Dupri, Kanye West, Rockwilder, Swizz Beatz, Timbaland, will.i.am

What Happen 90-95 Bpm

Give Me 125-130 Bpm

Glossy 90-95 Bpm

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Mention 85-90 Bpm

Hot' 105-110 Bpm

Rock That 100-105 Bpm

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Chapter Five: Timbaland


Featuring artist: Aaliyah, Bubba Sparxxx, Ginuwine, Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, Ludacris, Madonna, Missy Elliott, Nelly Furtado, Similar producer's/beatmaker's: Danjahandz, Scott Storch, Swizz Beatz, The Neptunes, Will.I.Am

Late night 75-76bpm

Dirty 80-85bpm

This way 110-150bpm

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Out of time 110-115Bpm

Sexy 115-120bpm

Do it right 115-120bpm

She wants it 135-140bpm

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