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[MUSIC]
All right,
on the net, you'll see this scratch,
delayed flares.
Like, everyone has a different description
of what a delayed flare is.
You know, Tara has her version, Rafiq has
his version
those guys in Japan have their version of
delayed flares, and a bunch of guys on
the Internet have a different what's a
delayed flare, you know.
Tara was trying to show me her version of
it,
so I'm trying to show you what I think it
is.
I, I could be totally wrong.
It's kind of like telephone you know, one
guy tells this guy that and it comes back
after a thousand people and you know, he's
talking about how his mom's a monster.
She has wings growing out of her butt.
Penis on her forehead, you know, whatever.
Anything, but, besides the point,
this is another version of delayed flare
that I think.
So what it is and from what I've heard.
It's just an orbit, but in a weird timing
and with a lot of swing.
So I'm gonna attempt this type of delayed
flare, let's see.
[MUSIC]
[MUSIC]
That's what I think a delayed flare is.
Other people think it's this one.
[SOUND]
But it still has those two clicks in
there.
You know, just like a, a regular orbit.
[SOUND]
But it's just slowed down.
One of the notes is dragged which I think
is what's causing the delay.
So it's like this is the drag, all right?
When you notice that, that's the delay.
But it's still an orbit.
[SOUND]
All right, but there's that drag in there.
[SOUND]
All right, all right?
So it's still an orbit, and
there's the three clicks.
And on the bigger orbit,
with a drag.
right?
And so if you don't know what an orbit is,
once again, let's recap.
An orbit is, you know?
you got the sound.
You cut it in half.
Well, in three pieces with two clicks, on
the forward and the backward.
That is an orbit flare.
And it goes.
[MUSIC]
[MUSIC]
This is the delayed flare, you know?
[MUSIC]
You know,
it's like that, that drag in there.
And other people add more clicks to it in
there and all this stuff.
And it's it's still kinda undefined.
But I think.
That's the way I learned a delayed flare.
But you could do your research.
There's a lot of cool things on the net.
With different DJs doing other things.
With different names.
Some people, even the Boomerang has a
different thing.
Different ways of doing Boomerangs and
stuff.
But I, I know the orginor of the,
originator of the Boomerang, DJ Flare.
So I know how the actual boomerang is.
But who's the originator of the delayed
flare is what I want to know.
If you guys want to send me like some
information on that,
that would help a lot.
Hopefully that's the right delayed flare.
I think it is, but.
You know, try that out with the drag and
beat orbit, okay.
Delayed
flares.
[MUSIC]