I think you've answered you own question.aqua_tek wrote:i think the drum parts of tracks is a big weak point for a lot of people, including myself. I just focus too much on the composition and sound design aspect from the beginning. Then when the time comes to get the drums going, I'm too fed up with the track to already care.
I've tried starting up with a good drum part then building from there (advice I've gotten from others), but I always fail to get inspired this way, since when I get ideas, they're always melodies or harmonies. Hard to just come up with completely new ones to build around a drum sequence IMO.
If it's Dance music, track creation should be in this order:
3) Everything else.
You Have to build the foundation first.