Travis Barker on his beginnings, creating memorable beats, and transcending genres

“Create something new that doesn’t exist.”

Regarded as one of today’s most influential drummers, Travis Barker is a world-class musician and producer who has sold millions of records with his bands blink-182, +44, and Transplants. As a solo artist, Barker has produced and made appearances on projects spanning an expansive array of genres – he has collaborated with the likes of Lil Wayne, Lil Nas X, Halsey, Steve Aoki, and many more.

Travis Barker recently sat down with us and discussed his beginnings, creating memorable drum grooves, transcending genres, and more. Watch the video below:

Barker’s Splice sample pack showcases the full range of his talents, featuring everything from tight acoustic grooves to hard-hitting electronic beats. Create something new with his sounds.

July 29, 2019

Harrison Shimazu Harrison Shimazu is the editor of the Splice blog and a composer for video games and film.