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Skratch Lessons: Drumming 5.3

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[MUSIC]
So with the fourth pattern it's basically
a little modification of the previous
sequence but,
at the same time, it sounds my opinion
much doper.
First I'm going to demonstrate it.
And then we will go over to the
explanation step by step.
[MUSIC]
So, okay what I basically do here,
is to play the kick drum, on the one.
And on the one and before I place a snare
on the two beat it's similar to this one.
[MUSIC]
So the basic pattern,
we have learned, at the very beginning of
this tutorial.
But I play and now the cross fader,
and constantly in the one 16th, yes?
And also, I play this [NOISE] kind of like
a step,
motif, yeah this one here.
So, and it goes like this here, we start
on the one beat [NOISE],
now we play the distance between the kick
and the snare [NOISE] one time.
Then we go, back to the unison of the kick
drum,
play once again the kick drum, then the
distance once again.
So and this is the first quarter, of the
entire sequence.
[SOUND] So once again.
[SOUND] Here.
[SOUND] We play [SOUND]
So,
when you got it down, the next step is.
And the fifth, eighth note,.
[SOUND] Oh fifth, sixteenth note, sorry,
that replace the snare, okay?
That means, kick, distance, kick,
distance, [SOUND] Snare.
[MUSIC]
So, now after this,
[SOUND] After the snare, we must play the
distance one again.
And we are at the start point of the whole
sequence.
[SOUND] So I play the pattern once again.
[SOUND]
Yeah?
I hope this is clear so far.
And yeah now the last Q and A for today
and
then it's up to you to practice and master
that performance.
[MUSIC]
Okay, this is it so far.
Finally, I wanna say you can combine all
the different
types of pattern I have explain in this
tutorial for your performance.
Here's another little demo.
[MUSIC]
Yeah, try it, freak out.
So, I hope you liked the content of this
tutorial.
It will be great when I hear some new
variations of drum scratching, and
the three quarter time signature from you.
There are lots of other sequen, sequences
possible.
And yeah, download the soundscapes, the
two examples for
your training, and bye and take care.