Drums | Loops | Tempo

How to Choose the Right Loop Format | Some loop formats are better-suited to certain tasks than others - find out which type to use.

5 Tips for More Exciting Loop-Based Music | These useful tips enhance any type of music that uses loops.

More Expressive Electronic Drums | Sampled drums don't have to sound boring, especially if you follow these tips.

The Truth About Tempo Changes | Until recently, tempo changes were a part of music. Have we lost anything by adopting the click track as standard?

How Timing Changes Create "The Feel Factor" | Leading or lagging the rhythm by even a few milliseconds can change music's emotional impact.

Create Better-Sounding Kicks for EDM | Let's take a wimpy an analog kick, and turn it into a sonic powerhouse.

How to Create Better Beats | Get the dance floor moving with compelling beats.

Make Your Own Drum Loops | Don't settle for what other people think would work well with your music.

16 Loop Library Tips | These tips for Cakewalk by BandLab will help you get the most out of loops.

Use Arpeggiation to Create More Varied Percussion Parts | Arpeggiation in good for more than just melodies.

How to Create Loops from an Audio File | Find out how to transform audio into stretchable loops - in 11 simple steps.

How to Get Started with Loops | Loops make it easy to explore new types of inspiration for songwriting and performing.

Understanding REX Files and How They Work | Navigate your way through tempo changes – the easy way.

End Boring Drum Parts in Studio One | Studio One 4.5 didn't add an official fill creator...but it has one, so use it!