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Skratch Lessons: Drumming 1.4

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okay, now we came to the cross fitted
performance and
Qbert shows in his drum scratching
many fantastic possibilities to use cross
fitted techniques, for
example like the late flare or the
original flare for drum scratching.
And I will show also some variations by
playing the cross fader, but
now in a given time value, and in fact, in
a given time value over 1/16,
this is in the case of the transformer
[SOUND] It's like it's like a high.
[SOUND] But my aim is to show you some
basic movements.
So, four variations of so called basic
cross fader techniques,
which you can incorporate as in 1/16 time
where you
over a record motion pattern or drum
scratching pattern, yes?
So first thing the drum scratching pattern
on the record motion.
and now I incorporate the four basic cross
fade out movements.
So the most common, or
most famous technique in this case is the
transformer clicker.
Yes, so
another variation is to open close motions
it means we open with the finger a index.
And close with the thumb so it sounds like
this yeah.
you can hear the difference between the
transformer and
the open close motion because open close
motion sounds bigger.
Yes, when we compare these two
possibilities, I play at first
the transformer clicker, two bars and
then, I go into the open, close motion.
So the reverse variation of the open
close is logically the closed open.
Yeah, now we start now from the open cross
Tack, tack and we close and then we open
this is basically the one click flare
performance, yeah?
So now I will incorporate this technique
in the time
rate over 1/16 over our drum scratching
And it sounds like this.
It's a little bit tricky.
I hope I, I, I got it.
I can't play it so well but I think the
idea is clear,
try it its really cool when you got it so
and now we came to another technique
which is called so-called reverse
transformer click.
I have spoken about this, playing mode a
little bit in the first tutorial,
several players, and the aim is now to cut
the sound with the thumb.
Yeah, in hamster mode logically with the
index finger.
But now, it's important without going into
the one click flare performance.
So, when you look at my wrist here, I try
to move
only the thumb, and the index works like a
Against the bouncing thumb.
For comparison, this is the open, close.
[SOUND] And is a close, open, sorry.
[SOUND] And now the reverse, transformer
[SOUND] It's a little bit tricky.
Now the important fact is of course
acoustical result, so when I play
it with the reverse transformer clicker,
it sounds like this here.
So now for comparison, the transformer
click, the normal.
And now
So acoustical difference is that
the normal transformer clicker sounds
shorter, sharper,
in opposite to the reverse transformer
And the reverse transformer clicker is my
favorite style of
drum scratching in a given time, where you
most of the time are 1/16.
So, and finally,
we can compare the open close motion with
the reverse transformer clicker.
Okay, I start playing
two bars with the open close,
then I go into the reverse
transformer clicker and
then back.
Okay, I hope you got it.
Yeah, it's, it's, in my opinion it's
important to classify different
basic cross fader movement so in this case
we got 4, this is at first open close.
[SOUND] Then the reverse variation is
close open.
Then, the normal transformer, tac, tac,
tac, tac, tac, with the index in this
And now the reverse transformer clicker.
So finally, let's constitute some facts,
the differentiation in different
basic cross fader techniques of lows, and
interesting output of sounding.
Try to consider which function you want to
produce with your drum scratching
Train your rhythmical abilities with the
[SOUND] Drums, drum computers in this
where we have four and yeah, this is it.
I hope you like my tutorial.
Take care, bye bye.