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Skratch Lessons: Lucky 7

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Alright this scratch is the Lucky 7.
It's really cool because you start on the
one but it ends,
you know, it's adjusted, it's like a
note's missing so it'll kinda go off.
You'll end up on the eighth note and, well
I'll show you.
So if you start, a normal scratch you know
will sound like
You know it's kinda like one beat.
But this is like, seven notes so it's
kinda off.
So what it is, is, it's two, two scratches
in one.
It's, the first part is, the first four
notes is the, the one-click flare.
So it's, one click and one click back.
We call it a one-click orbit.
So it's that's four notes.
Then you go to the, the second part is the
original flare, which is three,
three notes.
One two three, one two three.
And then the other one was, one two three
So if you put those together,
it'll be seven notes.
You know one, two, three, four, five,
six, seven.
One, two, three, four, five, six, seven.
One, two, three, four, five, six, seven.
But if you keep it continuous, it's gonna
kinda drift off.
Like one, two, three, four, five, six,
One, two, three, four, five, six, seven.
One, two, three, four, five, six, seven.
One, two, three, four, five, six, seven.
So, it's kinda, kinda cool like that.
Alright, so that's pretty much what it is.
Let's do it really slow.
Kinda hard.
I can't even do it slow.
There you go.
So, yeah, that's it right there.
Then you do that triplet.
So there's different ways of playing with
You can even do the first part slow and,
the second part, fast.
Like, the first part would be, the
one-click orbit.
You can do that slow and then, second
part, original flare fast.
Know what I mean.
So there's different
ways of playing with those, those two
rhythms just, just do it in reverse.
You got the.
You do the first part fast, and the
original flair, original flair slow.
So be like.
Oh wait Then let's do that, the first part
fast, the other, the second part slow.
Yeah, that's right.
That's confusing.
First part slow, second part fast.
Let's try it again.
[LAUGH] Different ways of playing with it.
So just experiment with that, kinda idea
of messing with different rhythms.
Two in one rhythms, I think it might be
called polyrhythms.
I'm not sure.
So polyrhythms means, more than one rhythm
at one time.
You know you can be flowing on, on the
different type of rhythm.
And this can be, first part can be doing a
different type of rhythm,
and the second part can be doing another
So you, it can be like three rhythms going
on at once as well as the beat,
which is doing it's own kinda rhythm.
So, I don't know.
Just a couple of ideas that you can do.
And once again, you know,
with that idea you could take any
combination of scratches.
Like you could take scratch number 52 and
scratch number 7 and put it together.
And be you know a different thing and
stuff and.
Those can be different rhythms as well and
blah, blah, blah, etcetera, etcetera.
And you kinda get it so.
It's kind of like an infinity of of things
you can do.
With a, if you have a grab bag of
scratches, pick one out.
Pick another one, put it together and
that's a new combo right there.
So yeah, Lucky 7.