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FL Studio Cookbook by Shaun Friedman

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Working with patterns

The actual arrangement of your music project in FL Studio is based on the use of patterns. Patterns are, of course, made up of all your different channels and sounds in the step sequencer. Once you have differentiated all of your different patterns, the arrangement of these patterns will be placed into the FL Studio playlist, which will be reviewed in Chapter 4, Building Your Song.

Getting ready

To start working with patterns, you will only need to have your step sequencer open. You may do this by pressing the F6 key.

How to do it…

  1. Enter data for any of your given channels on a specific pattern. In Fig 3.23, PAT 1 is being worked on. You can observe this by looking at the area next to the right of the TEMPO information or by ...

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