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Skratch Lessons: Skratch Techniques 3.3

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So even number motion patterns.
What it means.
It is very interesting to modify patterns
traditionally defined by an equal numbers
of tones or
movements into a tripling mode.
We do so by emphrasing constantly the
fourth movement, or
a certain movement, or tone by playing
three notes instead of two.
One of the most popular pattern in this
connection is the boomerang scratch.
[SOUND] That means we start.
we put an accent basically on the forward
This is, in this case backwards motion.
One, two, three, four, yes?
So when you play it over a beat.
So, and
as you heard this is basically only
forward backward motion,
so basically movement consists of two
[LAUGH] Of two record motions.
So, and only due to the fact that I put an
accent on a certain record motion,
I can create now a triplet pattern, yes?
So, in the following demonstration we do,
you will see more of possible
playing strategies of famous, famous
scratch patterns with a even number.
So, here we go.
So, so, so, so.
So alrighty right.
The first techniques in the demo boss is
the baby scratch.
For rhythmic training, and in particular
developing new techniques by incorporating
different crossfader techniques, we start
playing the baby scratch in a triplet note
so that we get a feeling of this style.
This is important, not only for beginners.
This is the conventional way.
Yes, and
this is the triplet mode.
One and a two and a-
You must try to play three baby scratches,
or rather six single notes.
I mean, forward and backward, into a
Into the distance between the one and the
two, okay?
So, if we rise up the pitch and
incorporate now additional, the close open
motion on the cross fader,
we obtain another really famous sequence.
So, logically this is a job scratch.
That means also a baby scratch we rise up
only the pitch, and now we incorporate.
So, and when we play it.
This is conventional way.
Yes, and then-
So, try it.
As everybody knows, the baby scratch is
also the fundament of the one click orbit.
That means-
[SOUND] When we play.
Forward backward motion, and
we incorporate the closing open motion.
So this is a one click over it,
and now I will try to play this pattern in
a conventional triplet note.
That means we play basically our baby
And now we incorporate.
So, but I can't play it so well.
It's your goal, it's not my goal.
I am, I am only here to explain.
So and now, another method techniques on
the one-click orbit performance follows.
So another variation, which is in my
opinion very interesting.
This was shown in the previous video.
And the phases of the record motion is in
this regard very important.
This is the same methodology as the
boomerang, it means we play-
[SOUND] A baby scratch basically in the
triplet mode.
Yes and
we put an accent on every forward record
One, two, three, four, and-
So now we try to incorporate
the one click performance, that means a
closing open motion on the crossfader.
It goes like this, here
Important in
the same paces of the regular motion.
Put an accent on the one beat, on the two
beat, on the three beat,
and try to switch between forward and
backward, or
to put an accent on every fourth record
motion by a little push.
So, finally, we have reached again, our Q
and A for your self-training.
Let's go.
So, okay.
This is it for now.
Optional, I hope you can now incorporate
tablet pattern into your performance,
or some basic stuff.
We can generate lots of different tablet
The most interesting fact is that we can
play a tablet sequence both
on the record motion, and on the
crossfader, which make it also possible
to mix them with each other, each, each
other, each other.
Now, you have a slide action of the
subject of the upcoming tutorials and
there are thousands of different
Bye for now, I hope you have some fun.
And, bye bye Alex.