The Redrum pattern sequencer (Figure 7.1) is built around 16 note trigger buttons that work on one drum channel at a time. Think of these as a series of notes moving left to right, like a track display for the selected drum sound (Figure 7.2). Just click the note buttons to toggle them on and off.
Figure 7.1. The Redrum pattern sequencer
Figure 7.2. The note buttons represent a 16-note series moving left to right. By default these notes are off (gray). Click the note buttons to activate them.
To write a one-bar pattern using the Redrum sequencer
5. Switch to another drum channel and repeat steps 3 and 4 (Figure 7.6).
Figure 7.6. A one-bar open hi-hat pattern for Channel 9.
To write a longer pattern using the Redrum sequencer