The guy playing bass in my band was so lucky (and great) to be endorser for a brand. It's local, nothing outstanding, but we're double rainbows. He asked me to help him building a very fast / cheap / easy demo using computer: just drum (patterns) and bass recorded by him.
I have a little experience with various software with hard disk recording and waveforms but when it comes to midi and specially drum patterns I'm quite clueless and scared. The point is that I don't need accurate details about which software use and how but how to find the fastest path to learn how to compose like a drummer even if I'm not a drummer.
I've started searching on wikipedia to understand what funk is about. Where it was played from which kind of people. And then I've started copying and pasting easy or famous drum patterns.
Is this correct to achieve a decent result? I don't expect to be great but I'd love not to get tomatoes and empty beer bottles :P :D
Maybe I should just look for royalty free loops?
Any suggestion is very welcome :)