Tutorials / 23 August 2021

How to make an R&B slow jam beat on BandLab – Beat Maker Series

RnB Slow Jam Beat

Learn how to make an R&B slow jam beat from scratch on BandLab

R&B slow jams. They’re the perfect soundtracks to so many moments in our lives. These emotional and captivating ballads that were immensely popular in the 90s set the mood for so many of our fondest memories. Love is in the air. The red wine is smooth as silk. The smell of burning scented candle. All of that gets encapsulated by the sounds of a romantic, sensual R&B slow jam track. Damn, that’s good.

Artists like Boyz II Men, Mary J. Blige, Lauryn Hill, Luther Vandross and many others belted out incredibly iconic R&B slow jams. So many of these songs are still being sampled and are hugely influential to today’s artists. There will always be a time and place for a slow jam, and it’ll likely stay that way. No one can resist a good ballad. No matter how hard they try.

If you’re looking to create an R&B slow jam beat perfect for a vocalist to exhibit their powerhouse vocals and romantic songwriting, this is the video for you. In this video tutorial, we’ll show you how to create your very own R&B slow jam beat right here on BandLab. Our web-based DAW, the Mix Editor, is completely free and has all the tools and resources you need to start making great music. All you need is your browser!

You can fork the R&B slow jam beat we created in the video tutorial below. Use the track to start your very own R&B ballad!

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