Drum Programming

Drum Programming


Drum Programming is the foundation of making electronic music and an essential part of the creative process. It's important that we lay solid foundations when building our tracks. Creating and progressing solid drum rhythms is arguably one of the most important skills you can develop as an electronic music artist.


The Drum Programming Course is about teaching people how to use Ableton's Drum Racks and Ableton Clip View in a way that gets results and improves workflow.

This is why this course is also the foundation module of HOW TO MAKE ELECTRONIC MUSIC which lays out an extensive road map for making records in Ableton Live.


This course is suitable for beginners and more experienced artists who want to better understand the process of making drum loops and using Ableton Drum Racks to their fullest ability.


  • An overview of Ableton Live & how it works
  • How to use Ableton Drum Racks
  • How to Program Drum Loops
  • How to work with Kick Drums, Hi-hats, Snares and percussion
  • How to use Ableton's Clip View
  • How to add Groove and swing to your Drum loops


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Elevator Program was founded by Berlin-based artist and sound engineer Will Kinsella aka Hybrasil, who has performed at some of the world's leading clubs such as Panorama Bar Berlin, Amnesia & Space Ibiza. Over the years, he has built a wealth of experience, a deep record bag, and world-class production skills which have all landed him various successful releases on well-established labels.


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Frequently asked questions


The course is on demand and starts when you sign up! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.

Who is this course suitable for?

This course is suitable for beginners and more experienced artists who want to take their drum programming to the next level and better understand Ableton Drum Racks.

What can I expect from this course?

This course takes you on a tour of Ableton Live's Drum Rack and demonstrates how to program and sequence drums like a pro in Ableton's Clip View.