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Skratch Lessons: Clovers in Drumming

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[MUSIC]
All right all the way from Antarctica,
we got the scratch research scientist team
and
we're gonna talk about drumming and
scratching phrases.
But.
This is gonna be a recap because
if you look up in the lessons level five,
you'll see all the, the drumming things
there, so check all that out.
And what I'm gonna talk about here is
something different where, well,
it's kinda the same but we're gonna add a
little bit to what we learned earlier.
[SOUND]
[MUSIC]
Remember that, that phrase?
[NOISE] I mean not phrase, but that
pattern.
[NOISE] So what I'm doing there is I'm
transforming the second part,
so it's like come, the words come off,
right?
[MUSIC]
So
we're messing with that, that come off
part.
So, the, the first part says come, the
second part says off and.
[SOUND]
[MUSIC]
So, when I get to the off part,
it's I'm doing a baby transform.
[SOUND] See that?
So, I'm leaving the fader open on the
whole phrase, [SOUND] And then I,
on the reverse, that's how I started with
the reverse transform.
[MUSIC]
[SOUND]
And bring it back to the beginning.
Right?
The come off part.
The.
[MUSIC]
So anyway.
There's that.
In the lessons I explain it really slow in
detail.
But you can do other things.
Like let's do a.
[MUSIC]
On the second part,
let's do a like a taser.
[SOUND]
All right, let's do a this is like a
clover tear.
[MUSIC]
All right?
So there's a bunch of things you could do.
You could do like.
[MUSIC]
You could do a drag.
[MUSIC]
All right.
Different types of things and, when you
learn that when you can do that it's like,
you can pretty much do whatever you want.
Any, any type of scratch that that that
you learn or all, any of the techniques,
you can add that into the second part of,
of this you know,
come off phrase or whatever.
[MUSIC]
All right, so I'm doing crabs there.
And, you know, just kind of use your
imagination to
do whatever you want on there and get up,
bring back fast thing.
[SOUND] Back to the beginning.
[SOUND]
See I keep on
bringing it back to the beginning of come
off.
[SOUND]
I'll do some chirps.
[SOUND]
And the same applies to the beginning.
If you want to scratch the beginning,
which is a lot easier you can scratch the
beginning and scratch the second part.
Or whatever.
So, have fun you know experimenting with
different combinations of scratching with
two parts, all right?
[MUSIC]