Programming Beats using Cubase's Key Editor

Learn how to Program Drum Beats via the Key Editor in your DAW.

Beat Construction

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If programming beats is not your natural gift then look no further than this in-depth video tutorial that walks you through tje processes required using your DAW’s key editor to create new drum beats and sequences.


Topics covered in this video are:

  • Using your DAW’s powerful grid and key editing functions to create new beats
  • Quantisation tricks, Midi techniques for Beat Construction
  • Using Groove Agent and chopping and substituting Midi data to create beats
  • Understanding note lengths and quantisation grids
  • Creating shotgun beats and crescendos via the Key Editor
  • Expression and cc control.