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Skratch Lessons: Crab Flare (2 Fingers)

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[MUSIC]
All right, crab flare two fingers.
This is a nice, easy way to do flares if
you have trouble doing.
[MUSIC]
Flares.
Then you could just do the same thing with
two fingers if you get your crab down.
[MUSIC]
All right?
So you got two fingers.
[MUSIC]
You got three fingers.
[MUSIC]
You got four fingers.
They can all be flared, so they're all.
Starting in open, and ending with an open
fader
[MUSIC]
Two, three, four.
Three, two, one.
Right?
So, let's do that in slow motion.
Once again, let's do a regular flare,
without the crab.
So that would be.
[MUSIC]
All right?
You got the two, two forward.
[MUSIC]
Two back.
That's all three notes, or six notes,
total.
Now with the crab.
Once again, I'm rubbing my fingers across
the fader like that, using my thumb as
a spring, trying to get all the way to the
end of the fader and cut off the sound.
So let's do the, let's do the flare
forward
[MUSIC]
All right.
You can also do two forward three back.
[MUSIC]
Three,
four, four back, you know, any number of
combination you wanna do.
But that definitely will help,
help you do flares a lot easier by just
doing the crab.
You can also do original flares.
That's, that's this.
[MUSIC]
But you can do it with two fingers.
[MUSIC]
You can hear it.
It sou, it sounds, it sounds a little bit
different but
it's pretty much the same thing.
It's just the crab is gonna make it a
little sharper.
But if you want that soft, kinda smoothly
then definitely gotta learn your flares.
[MUSIC]
All right what else is there?
You could do rolls.
[MUSIC]
Could
do anything you do with two click
[MUSIC]
You can do with a two finger crab.
[SOUND]
Sometimes you get some cool weird effects
with it too so, it's good to learn both.
The regular way.
[MUSIC]
And the crab way.
So once again in slow motion,
you're rubbing the fader across with your
fingers.
Some people rub it diagonally.
I kinda do it a little bit diagonally.
But it's all preference.
You know.
So what ever feels comfortable for you
then, that's how you do it.
[MUSIC]
And
practice slow if you don't have it, yet
practice really slow each finger.
[MUSIC]
Until you get it.
All right?
Those are two-finger crabs.
[MUSIC]
Three finger, four finger, one finger.
[MUSIC]
You gotta mix it up,
whatever rhythm you wanna play with, and.
Yeah, just practice those, it's very
important.
But also get the regular flare too, cuz
those are very important as well.
[MUSIC]