09-28-2009 10:59 AM
An empty garbage can (clean it out first! Phew!) and/or bottle from a water cooler, along with any kind of longish stick-like item, i.e., broken broom handle, large mixing spoon, etc., should suffice to get you started. Good luck making your beats!
06-26-2010 12:07 AM
I have a Korg Kontrol 49 with drum pads and then some little Korg pad ( I don't know to model off the top of my head ) and I just use Reason 4 or Garage Band.
I would just buy a MiDi keyboard ( M-Audio Key Station is your best bet ) or I know my Best Buy has the Korg pads that I have for around 50 bucks.
06-28-2010 10:08 AM
Good stuff again, kylewillis.
This thread actually inspired me to write up a blog/tutorial about how some simple drum machine programming techniques; kind of like a beginning beat making guide. Check it out!