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[MUSIC]
All right.
So we're gonna learn about the
brainsplitter, which is doing one
hand is doing one thing, and the other
hand is doing something else.
All right.
So basically what's gonna happen is I
gotta drum over here.
This is like a boo kah.
[SOUND] All right.
That's how you're gonna start off.
I mean that's.
The type of drum that I'm using in this
brain splitter, but
you can sue whatever you want.
This is just you know, got a funny
Instagram there.
What happened?
[LAUGH] Anyway, so you got this thing over
here.
[SOUND] And it's a bass kick.
I'm sorry, kick snare.
[SOUND] Right?
So, what I'm doing here is I'm going.
[MUSIC]
That's all you need to know on that hand.
All right.
So in slow motion it's.
[MUSIC]
Now even more slow motion it's.
[MUSIC]
I'm throwing in a triple in there.
It's not a triple, it's.
[MUSIC]
Yeah.
So in slow motion we.
[MUSIC]
All right you get it that's pretty much it
on the right-hand.
[MUSIC]
All right so it's gonna be.
[MUSIC]
All right so you got that.
Second, what I'm trying to,
what I was trying to do was fit in all
those empty spaces.
With this other, the same, the same vocab.
So this is the same thing.
[MUSIC]
All right so it's.
[MUSIC]
So I'm gonna do this in here.
[MUSIC]
And that's the pattern right there.
So, in slow motion.
[MUSIC]
That's it right there.
Super slow motion.
[SOUND]
Oh,
I kinda get confused on super slow motion
right.
[SOUND]
And that's it right there.
Super slow motion again even more.
[MUSIC]
Right?
Even more slow motion.
[MUSIC]
Get that?
All right.
So, that's the pattern.
Then.
[SOUND] What you gotta do is, you can keep
on doing that with the right-hand.
[SOUND] Like leading off with this
right-hand.
[SOUND] But, what I like to do is lead off
on the left-hand after.
[SOUND] But we won't get into that because
you can always do that later.
[SOUND] But what I'm, what I'm saying is,
I'm doing it on the right hand,
leading off here and then when it's over,
I lead off.
On the left hand.
[MUSIC]
All right, so same thing, but
this hand is replacing the other hand, and
that hand is replacing that hand, right?
[MUSIC]
All right, you get that?
But all you really gotta do is learn one
side first, and
then you can always combine it later.
So l et's do that again, real slow-motion.
[MUSIC]
All right.
So let's just break it down.
What is the first movements?
It's.
[MUSIC].
Right?
So the,.
[MUSIC]
You got the kick there, right?
[MUSIC]
That's the first movement.
And let's see what the second movement is.
[MUSIC]
So yeah.
[MUSIC]
Oh,
that's the second movement right there.
All right.
So let's just it in a slower.
[NOISE] Make sure you got your hands, it's
kind of tricky,
cuz you gotta stand in that right exact
spot.
I mark my records at 12 o'clock to get
that.
[NOISE] Think that's it.
I actually, what I did is I wrote it down.
I wrote down each little piece on a piece
of paper to see what, where,
which hand would go where in all that.
[NOISE] So you can like make your own
little diagram of.
What goes, what goes when in what?
[MUSIC]
[SOUND]
That's it.
[MUSIC]
So here it's just, all this is doing over
here, it's gonna.
[SOUND]
Just filling in the gaps.
It's like just four, four sounds off here.
[SOUND] Of, there's like four empty spots
in here.
Hm.
Anyway.
A real good thing to practice is getting
it super slow,
because then you can go double-time fast.
So.
[MUSIC]
After you get the, the movements down, and
it's gonna take awhile because it's muscle
memory.
So when you get the super slow movements
down,
then you can jump up to double-time
really.
Fast sound, and it's really cool.
[SOUND]
All right.
So there's also other things you can do.
There's millions of ways you can flip
this.
You can even practice going, you know,
back and forth like.
[MUSIC]
Yeah.
I like to do that as a filler.
So if I'm doing the regular pattern then
I'll go into that.
And then back into it.
All right?
Anyway,
I hope that explains the brain splitter
for you,
but, definitely just do it as slow as you
can [NOISE], and then try to,
you know, write it down on paper and see
which, you know, like [NOISE].
That would be like a, a baby, and you
throw this in [NOISE],
then you throw this in [NOISE], and then
you.
Throw that in, then you come back.
[SOUND] [LAUGH] Or whatever.
You can do it all kind of ways.
It's up to you the way you can, the way
you wanna flip it.
You can even.
[SOUND] Like throw swing in there.
[SOUND]
You know, do all kind of things like that.
[SOUND]
And you drum.
Go back into it.
You know, all kinds of different ways so
don't, don't think this will be the end
all.
It's like up to you to, you know,
use your creativity to make it like,
whichever direction you wanna go to.
All right.
Let's see that picture.
[LAUGH]
[SOUND]