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Skratch Lessons: Several Players 4.5

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my friends, we came now to the second solo
guitar part, and
we work with the same metria, with the
same sample.
[SOUND] Also,
[SOUND] With the beginnings is important,
and this pattern goes like this.
We start now playing at, the one end.
This is important, yes?
Our first step is that we let the record
play, and we incorporate the two clicker.
[SOUND] But, we don't end up with the
closed fader, like normal two clicker.
We end up with the closed fader that means
normal two clicker goes like this [SOUND].
The fader's open.,.
But we play it like this.
[SOUND] The fader's closed.
Then after this in direct succession.
[SOUND] We move the record back to the
start point.
This is very important so [SOUND]
Once again.
So is this a whole sequence?
Try to play it in this way.
That means two clicker.
Once again, closed faders or ending.
[SOUND] And then.
So over beat for training.
And we start at one eight after.
So one eight.
Yeah, once again.
So okay.
Next one.
After this we go, into the third tone,
like this here [SOUND]
This one.
[SOUND] Yeah, goes like this then [SOUND]
That means, this pattern here,
Must be played three bars long, and then,
oh no sorry.
This pattern must be played three times,
and then we go into the third tones.
That means.
So in this, is our pattern,
this is our sequence and this must be
played three bars long,
sorry until we go into the fourth bar.
By letting the sample play,
that means three times once again, I will,
repeat this.
Yes, and then we go into the next one.
Because of this sample here and,
we finish our whole sequence by using this
It cames or it comes exactly on the two
beat of the four bar.
And we move, now, the record.
Like this one, we play a forward,
[SOUND] 1/16, then.
[SOUND] A backward motion, we cut it two
times with the transformer.
So, this is, basically our closing off.
The best way to explain it is, when I show
it and now over beat
One second.
[INAUDIBLE] One two, three, four.
That means we're closing off this.
This one here.
So when you can play this sequence also,
there's a one beat for example.
So in this is a go, I try to play.
Other variations.
This is my considerations are only basics,
your aim of the tutorial is to, play other
So in as you have seen in the demo,
I try to play.
Also some hydroplanes stuff and yeah.
Try to freak out, try to be Jimi Hendrix
with this guitar player, so,
and I hope you like yeah, the song, and it
will be great.
If you are prepared, some videos with your
own interpretation of
the guitar pattern and share it wit, with
As I have showed you and are lots of
playing strategies available,
that will help you to became the Jimi
Hendrix of the turntable one day.
Or Qbert basically is the Jimi Hendrix,
but you can try to
be the Eddie Van Halen, of the turntable
one day.
Okay, bye bye.