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What's up, guys?
This is Alex from Germany, it's a pleasure
for me to welcome you
to the second tutorial related to the part
called Several Players.
As the names indicate, it's about team
playing and I wanna show how
to create a nice song arrangement without
complicated techniques.
Firstly, let's have a look at the video
and enjoy.
So righty right.
First we start with the drum pattern.
I work at this with a record from DJ Dish
It's called Gag-Balls.
There are lots of really nice drum
scratching samples on it, and I choose for
playing this bass drum snare combo here.
That's a really fat beat, I think.
So the time value of each segment is one
16, and
together makes a one eight duration.
So and the idea of my playing style is
basically really simple,
it's like a constant step.
[SOUND] As you saw in the video
it's basically an accentuated-
[SOUND] Forward motion in correspondence
with the transformer clicker or
the tweeter, in this case.
So, and my goal is to produce a constant
time value.
Of a one 16 yeah.
It's like-
So and during this performance-
[SOUND] I go.
Through the segments of the bass drum and
snare, to place these samples in correct
That means, when you look at the record.
It's like [SOUND]
So, okay,
now the demonstration of the first part.
And as always, I had to hide all of this.
So I'm going to do the drum computer here.
The tempo is 86 ppm and yeah let's go.
[SOUND] The first part, here you go.
[SOUND] To the unision of the bass drum at
first [SOUND] This is our start point and
[SOUND] One, two, three,
four [SOUND]
This is the first quarter.
One, three, four [NOISE].
One, two, three, four [NOISE].
Once again.
One, two, three, four.
[NOISE] So okay, after this.
And we go back with two steps after the
Two steps-
Back to the unison of the kick drum.
And we play it once again.
In direct succession.
So, okay.
Two, three, four.
So, after this, after this kick drum,
we play basically the bass drum, once
Okay that means we play the kick drum.
[SOUND] So we make another step.
[SOUND] In the distance between the kick
drum and the snare.
Then, we move the record back to the start
[SOUND] And we play it once again, the
kick drum like this here.
So okay.
With the high hat
So okay,
from this point after the last unison of
the kick drum or the bass drum.
Only two further steps are required till
we arrive.
[SOUND] So four beat and place the snare
on this, okay.
Like this here.
Once again.
So and, and, and this is it basically.
Then I play three steps after the snare,
[SOUND] til we arrive.
One, two, three.
So one beat [SOUND] of the kick drum, this
is our one beat.
So, and this is it I think.
Over hired.
So when as you heard there was a little
break inside the pattern.
When we arrange this drum sequence,
we play basically the main pattern three
So, three bars, and then-
[SOUND] The fourth bar is the little break
section section.
And it's played by a frequent, frequently
used method of drumming.
Basically, it's done by executing the same
pattern, but with a little
displacement of the snare, which is one 16
after the two beat, that means.
[SOUND] So the main pattern is-
Yeah, like-
in the break section is that we play is a
two beat a one 16th after like this here.
okay, I think this is it, you got it yeah.
Let's go over to the high hat