Ableton Live’s Drum Rack device is an amazing virtual drum instrument. Ableton and third-party sound developers produce some wonderful Drum Rack patches that are ready to play. But to truly take advantage of Drum Rack, don’t be afraid to get under the hood and develop your own custom drum patches for producing in the studio and live finger drumming performances.

TAKE A COURSE WITH ERIK HAWKINS

In this video I explain the basics for quickly creating your own Drum Rack patches. Indeed, it’s such an intuitive instrument that it only takes me about five minutes to go over these power user details. I hope this video gets your creative juices flowing and starts you on the road to becoming a Drum Rack monster!