Tutorials / 30 November 2020

Beats from scratch: How to create a Drake type beat on BandLab

How to create a Drake style beat

Drake. One of the undisputed stars in this age of hip hop. A chart topping beast. A cultural icon. The Canadian rapper’s sound has transcended genres throughout the years, evolving into the classic laid-back vibe we all love so much. Drake’s signature slow, chilled, atmospheric, and melodic sound is something many artists draw inspiration from, and you can create a beat like that too.

We show you how you can produce your very own Drake-inspired beat from scratch on BandLab’s web Mix Editor. Watch our video tutorial below as we go step-by-step to explain chord ideas, the groove and the effects needed to polish the track.

You can Fork the full BandLab project below to start your very own Drake-inspired track or beat.

Subscribe to the BandLab YouTube channel for more updates, tutorials, and more. Tap the like button, bell notification – you know the drill!

We’ll be dropping a new tutorial video every week, from learning how to recreate your favorite artist’s beats to production techniques on BandLab.

Start making music

Read more: Starting a song idea on your phone, finishing it on your desktop

Share this:

Related Reads

How to make a pop funk beat on BandLab free online Mix Editor
#Tutorials

How to make a pop funk beat on BandLab

Watch our video tutorial on how you can make a pop funk beat right here on BandLab’s free web Mix Editor. There is absolutely nothing ordinary about pop music, despite what many have you believe. Pop music has spawned an endless list of sub-genres, limited only by the wild creativity… Read more

How to make a pop ballad beat
#Tutorials

How to make a pop ballad on BandLab – Beat Maker Series

We show you how you can make a pop ballad beat right here on BandLab’s free web Mix Editor. We all love a good story-telling session. Music has long been a medium for story-telling, and one of the easiest ways to get your story out to the masses is to… Read more

How to make an anthemic pop beat on BandLab
#Tutorials

How to make an anthemic pop beat on BandLab – Beat Maker Series

We show you how you can make an anthemic pop beat right here on BandLab’s free web Mix Editor. Every now and then we come across a song that we just cannot resist singing along to. Pop music has always been catchy – songwriters have almost made writing a hit… Read more